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Graduate fellowships

TISED currently supports McGill graduate fellowships that are funded through generous donations, from: TOTAL E&P Canada - the TOTAL ISEAD Fellowship and Howard Stotland and Vivian Miller - the Stotland Family ISEAD Fellowship.

TISED also supports fellowships for research projects related to sustainability. The fellowships, with leveraged funding, are awarded for three years and are administered as part of the McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA) program by the Faculty of Engineering.

Undergraduate scholarships

TISED supports fourteen in-course Undergraduate Scholarships that are funded through generous donations. The Faculty of Engineering administers these scholarships. If you would like to know more about the scholarships, please see the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar in the Internal Scholarships of Faculty of Engineering.

Policy input

Working with various partners, including IET, TISED will be contribute to policy development by publishing white papers and writing briefs on global sustainability issues and on topics related to federal and provincial sustainability policies.

Internships

TISED actively encourages its industrial partners to provide openings for student interns. The initiative forms part of the larger Faculty of Engineering internship program administered by the McGill Engineering Student Centre (MESC).

Staff

TISED will involve many stakeholders in its governance - in consultative and advisory roles as well as management, governance, and direction-setting. More information on our committees, working groups, and volunteer opportunities is forthcoming so keep checking back in with us.

Themes

Our thematic priorities include: energy, manufacturing, green information technology, green aviation, urban
transport and urban development.

Mission & Goals

TISED's mission is to produce innovative engineering and design solutions and intellectual capacity that enables us to protect and nurture Earth and its’ inhabitants to meet the needs of current and future generations.

Activities

TISED aims to inform public opinion on sustainability issues in engineering, design, and urban planning. Using diverse methods, outreach programs and activities, we strive to enhance public policy. We'll bring the public, policy-makers, and universities together in an annual public symposium in collaboration with Polytechnique Montréal, focusing on the importance of sustainable engineering and design in the sectors that shape our world.