Financing Your Studies
There are many ways to finance your studies, including both internal and external funding sources.
- Your academic department for scholarships related to your own discipline.
- External Recognition Awards (Office of the Dean of Students)
A list of competitive prestigious and lucrative awards including Rhodes Scholarship.
- Graduate and Postdoctoral Opportunities (Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies)
A list of funding for merit-based fellowships and postdoctoral positions.
- Mobility Bursary for Exchanges (Scholarships and Student Aid)
Travel awards for those wish to study abroad as part of their McGill degree program.
- International Students Funding Opportunities (Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies)
Funding for international students.
- External Scholarship Databases
A list of databases offering comprehensive list of funding from external organizations.
- For more internal funding and programs listed below, contact McGill Scholarships and Student Aid Office
- Government assistance programs
- Student loans and bursaries
- Work-Study program
- Entrance and in-course scholarships and awards
- Activity and athletic awards
- Money management and financial emergencies
Graduate Funding Workshops
Are you a graduate student looking for fellowship and funding opportunities?
- McGill SKILLSETS offers information on how to obtain a CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC fellowships and funding. For a list of workshops (usually offered in August-September) on how to apply for the Tri-Council Awards: Would you fund it. If you have questions regarding the fellowships and funding, contact the SKILLSETS Team (skillsets [at] mcgill.ca)
- McGill Research and International Relations offers information session (usually in August and September) on grants and funding (NSERC, FRQNT, FRQSC, SSHRC). Please check the Research and Innovation website for more information.
Articles of Interest
- Highs and lows of tri-council funding (UA)
- What to include in a CIHR (UA)
- Grant writing books (Available in the McGill Library)