Graduate Fellowships and Awards

On this page: NSERC Doctoral Fellowship  |  SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship | Trudeau Doctoral Fellowship


NSERC Doctoral Fellowship

Information can be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students-postdocs/students/nserc

Please read the information on the McGill and NSERC web pages carefully.  Please also ensure that you are eligible to apply before you invest time.

All applications at our Faculty, regardless of their academic unit, must indicate Susan Gregus as the “Fellowships Coordinator”

DEADLINE: Applicants must have all materials  (up to step 7) to Susan Gregus by October 2, 2017.  She will then upload transcripts and process the application for Academic Unit review.

How to apply

Competition process – Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Units

The appointed fellowship coordinator of all Academic Units in our Faculty is susan.gregus [at] mcgill.ca (Susan Gregus) (MS2-075)

Step-by-step guidelines:

1) Prior to applying applicant must provide Susan with all transcripts so a GPA calculation could be made to ensure that the student meets the GPA requirement. Applicant will receive an e-mail if they are eligible or not.

If deemed eligible:

2) Applicant requests that a copy of the referee letters are sent to Susan.

3) Applicant fills out online application (must include e-mail address of appointed fellowships coordinator of the Academic Unit: susan.gregus [at] mcgill.ca)

4) Applicant saves their application.

5) Applicant prints their application.  Status of application at this point is ‘in progress’.

6) Applicant submits a printed copy of completed application to Susan

7) Susan accepts entire application including supporting documents from applicant in person.

Due date to complete Steps 1-7 is October 2, 2017

Next steps:

8) Susan scans and uploads official transcripts, including the transcript key. 

9) Susan notifies the applicant that the transcripts have been uploaded; the email address of the person responsible for uploading is susan.gregus [at] mcgill.ca

10) Applicant finalizes online application to NSERC.  Applicant clicks ‘verify’ (will verify that all components are attached to the student’s application) and ‘submit’.  The status of the application at this point will be ‘submitted’.

11) Academic Units review files and decide to either “recommend” or “not recommend” to GPS Graduate Funding.  Decisions will be communicated to Susan and will be entered via FAD.

12) Susan communicates outcome to applicants via e-mail.

13) GPS Graduate Funding reviews the recommended files and decide to “recommend” or “not recommend” to the granting agency.

14) GPS Graduate Funding notifies every applicant (whose application was recommend to GPS by the Academic Unit) of the file review outcome.

15) Agency announces winners in Spring.


SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship

Information can be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students-postdocs/students/sshrc

Please read the information on the McGill and SSHRC web pages carefully.  Please also ensure that you are eligible to apply before you invest time. 

DEADLINE: Applicants must provide a completed application (up to Step 4) to Susan Gregus (MS2-075) by October 20, 2017.

How to apply

Competition process – Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Units

The appointed fellowship coordinator of all Academic Units in our Faculty is Susan Gregus (MS2-075)

Step-by-step guidelines:

1) Prior to applying applicant must provide Susan with all transcripts so a GPA calculation could be made to ensure that the student meets the GPA requirement. Applicant will receive an e-mail if they are eligible or not.

If deemed eligible:

2) Applicant requests that a copy of the referee letters are sent to Susan.

3) Applicant completes, prints and provides Susan with a copy of completed application.

4) Susan accepts entire application including supporting documents from applicant in person.

Due date to complete Steps 1-4 is October 20, 2017

Next steps:

5) Academic Units review files and decide to either “recommend” or “not recommend” to GPS Graduate Funding.  Decisions will be communicated to Susan and will be entered via FAD.

6 )Susan communicates outcome to applicants via e-mail.

7) GPS Graduate Funding reviews the recommended files and decide to “recommend” or “not recommend” to the granting agency.

8) GPS Graduate Funding notifies every applicant (whose application was recommend to GPS by the Academic Unit) of the file review outcome.

9) Agency announces winners in Spring.


Trudeau Doctoral Fellowship

Information can be found at http://www.mcgill.ca/gps/funding/students-postdocs/students/trudeau

Please read the information on the McGill and SSHRC web pages carefully.  Please also ensure that you are eligible to apply before you invest time. 

DEADLINE: Applicants must provide a completed application to Susan Gregus (MS2-075) by October 19, 2016.

How to apply

Competition process – Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Units

The appointed fellowship coordinator of all Academic Units in our Faculty is Susan Gregus (MS2-075)

Step-by-step guidelines:

1) Prior to applying applicant must provide Susan with all transcripts so a GPA calculation could be made to ensure that the student meets the GPA requirement. Applicant will receive an e-mail if they are eligible or not.

2) Applicant requests that a copy of the referee letters are sent to Susan.

3) Applicant completes, prints and provides Susan with a copy of completed application.

4) Susan accepts entire application including supporting documents from applicant in person.

5) Academic Units review files and decide to either “recommend” or “not recommend” to GPS Graduate Funding.  Decisions will be communicated to Susan and will be entered via FAD.

6) Susan communicates outcome to applicants via e-mail.

7) GPS Graduate Funding reviews the recommended files and decide to “recommend” or “not recommend” to the granting agency.

8) GPS Graduate Funding notifies every applicant (whose application was recommend to GPS by the Academic Unit) of the file review outcome.

9) Agency announces winners in Spring.