Weston Fellowship

Arthur and Dawn WestonArthur and Dawn WestonThe Arthur and Dawn Weston Fellowship competition is closed for 2016-2017.

The Arthur and Dawn Weston Fellowship in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education was established by Arthur and Dawn Weston to recognize and promote the development of university teaching and learning expertise in various disciplines. It is awarded by the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office upon the recommendation of Teaching and Learning Services to an outstanding full-time graduate student interested in conducting research on university teaching and learning in any Faculty.

Value and tenure: Varies; renewable once at the Master’s level, twice at the Doctoral level.


Previous winners:

2016 Armin Alex Yazdani, Integrated Program in Neuroscience
2013 Jennifer Gilbert, Department of Integrated Studies in Education
2009 Erika Donald, Department of Music Research
2008 Jae-Hoon Han, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology

Armin Alex Yazdani, recipient of the Weston Fellowship, standing with Prof. Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) and Prof. Judith Mandl, Physiology. Armin Alex Yazdani, recipient of the Weston Fellowship, standing with Prof. Ollivier Dyens, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning) and Prof. Judith Mandl, Physiology.
Jennifer Gilbert, recipient of the Weston Fellowship, with Cynthia Weston, founding Director of Teaching and Learning Services.

Weston Fellowship Awardees Jae Hoon Han and Erika DonaldWeston Fellowship Awardees Jae Hoon Han and Erika Donald, McGill PhD students

McGill University is located on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. McGill honours, recognizes and respects these nations as the traditional stewards of the lands and waters on which we meet today.