CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: McCutcheon Fellowship


We are pleased to announce a McGill University-wide call for applications for the David McCutcheon Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Care.  Applications are due May 20, 2011 for funds to be taken up by September 2011.



This McGill Graduate Research Fellowship has been created to build research capacity in pediatric palliative care. The value of this award is $15,000 per year, for up to two years.


To be eligible, applicants must be applying to, or already enrolled in, a full-time graduate degree program at McGill University. While Masters-level applications are welcomed, Doctoral applications are preferred.

This Fellowship cannot be held in addition to an external fellowship over $10,000 (e.g., SSHRC, CIHR, FRSQ). Holders of this Fellowship are required to apply for external fellowships during tenure of the award.

Please note: If desired, co-supervision with a pediatric palliative care expert may be available for the successful applicant upon request.


The next deadline for applications will be May 20, 2011 for funds to be awarded in September 2011.



To apply, please submit electronically to the address below: (1) a copy of your CV; (2) a ½ page description of your achievements vis-à-vis pediatric palliative care (if relevant); (3) a two-page description of your proposed research (up to one-page additional for references); (4) a one-page description of your supervisor or intended supervisor and research environment (co-written and signed by your supervisor or intended supervisor); and (5) a ½ page description of how your research will ultimately promote clinical excellence in pediatric palliative care. (All documents except CV should be Times New Roman, 12 font, with 2cm margins)

In addition, please ensure the following hard copies are mailed to the address below:  official university transcripts; two confidential letters of reference (each in a signed, sealed envelope; from within McGill, these can be sent via internal mail).

Please note: Short-listed candidates will be invited to the Montreal Children’s Hospital for an interview.


To submit your application and for further information, please contact:Ms. Michaela Knot, Research Assistant, michaela.knot [at] muhc.mcgill.caThe Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health CentreF-134, Palliative Care Program, 2300 rue Tupper, Montréal, QC, H3H 1P3

Contact Information

Ms. Michaela Knot
The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Care
michaela.know [at]