Awards and Scholarships [Masters]

Graduate Entrance Awards and Scholarships

R.E. Wilkinson Award

Awarded annually to a student who has obtained the B.Ed/B.Sc. degree (Physical Education or Kinesiology) from McGill and (a) is a full-time student entering a graduate program in the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and (b) who best combines academic merit (CGPA), and exceptional professional leadership. Note: academic merit and professional leadership activities carry equal weight in the review of the applications. Given that M.A./M.Sc. students and Ph.D. students are eligible to apply, review of applications will be conducted with consideration to the career stage of the applicant. 

Value: $800.00

Deadline: October 9th, 2020

Apply for the R. E. Wilkinson Award

For more graduate entrance awards and scholarships, please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral  Fellowships website.

Past Award Recipients

Year

Student Name

2010-11 Jennie Laurin
2011-12 Charles-Antoine Sinotte
2012-13 Ryan Reid
2013-14 Samantha Taran
2014-15 Patricia Dempsey
2015-16 Keryn Chemtob
2016-17 Laura Hallward
2017-18 François Jarry 
2018-19 Marina Erfle
2019-20 Evan Jette
2020-21 Andrew Yoon

Graduate Awards and Scholarships

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Master's Program CGS M (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)

The Federal granting agencies (Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council NSERC, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council SSHRC have harmonized the Masters Canada Graduate Scholarship program (CGS M).

Value: $17,500 (one year non-renewable)

Deadline:
Student - December 1 (8:00 p.m. ET) - Submission of online application to Research Portal.

Further information can be found at the Graduate and Postdoctoral website or consult the tri-agency CGS harmonization website.

Canada Graduate Scholarship - Doctoral Program CGS D (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)

Canada's three federal granting agencies, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) have been working together to harmonize the Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) Programs. The Tri- Agencies have recently launched the first phase of the harmonization, which includes a new common CGS D webpage, harmonized application timeline and program descriptions. ​

Information on the CGS-D program including eligibility, application process, and selection process is posted on the new Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage and McGill’s Graduate and Postdoctoral website.

You will still be required to apply via each agency specific web site linked to from the new Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral Program webpage:

Application Instructions

Value: $35,000 (per year for 3 years)

Duration:  3 Years
Department's Application Deadline: October 1st, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.

Cooke Fellowship in Physical Education

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education to a graduate student entering the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education and pursuing an MA in Physical and Health Education Pedagogy. Criteria used to assess the award include: academic merit (current graduate GPA and undergraduate CGPA), conference attendance and presentations, research publications, and community (non-paid/volunteer) in Physical and Health Education Pedagogy.

Value: Approx. $9,000

Deadline:  ***The Cooke Fellowship has been awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year***

Past Award Recipients

Year

Student Name

2020-21 Cherokee Washington
2019-20 Lara Pomerleau-Fontaine
2018-19 Siobhan Henderson
2017-18 Rebecca Steins
François Jarry

 

Dan Q. Marisi Award

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education to a graduate student (Masters or Doctorate) in Sport and Exercise Psychology. All applicants must have been a full-time student for at least two semesters at McGill. Criteria used to assess the award include: academic merit (current graduate GPA and undergraduate CGPA), conference attendance and presentations, research publications, and community (non-paid/volunteer) service in sport and exercise psychology. Please note that the award can only be won once.

Value: $500.00

Deadline: December 4th

Past Award Recipients

Year

Student Name

2020-21 George Shi
2019-20 Danielle Alexander
2018-19 Jordan Lefebvre
2017-18 Emilie Michalovic
2016-17 Laura Hallward
2015-16 Daniela Donoso Morales
2014-15 Jeemin Kim
2013-14 Katherine Fairhurst
2012-13 Jeffrey Caron
2011-12 Tanya Scarapicchia
2010-11 William Falcao
2010-11 Erin O’Loughlin
2009-10 Andree Castonguay
2008-09 Jon Stein
2007-08 Jennifer Brunet
2007-08 Catherine Duchesne
2006-07 Adam Carter
2005-06 Julie Newin

David L. Montgomery Award

Award Description

Established in 2007 by family, friends, colleagues, and former students in memory of noted sport and exercise physiologist Dr. David L. Montgomery. Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to a graduate student in Sport and Exercise Physiology.

Eligibility

Awarded by the Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education to a graduate student (Master's or Doctorate) in Sport and Exercise Physiology. All applicants must have been a full-time student for at least one semester of the current year. Applicants will be assessed based on academic merit (undergraduate GPA, graduate courses and marks), recent conference attendance and presentations [oral and poster] at international, national, and regional conferences, and community service in sport and exercise physiology.

Value: $3,500

Awards Available: In 2021 one award will be granted

Deadline: March 12th, 2021

APPLY for the David L. Montgomery Award

Past Award Recipients

Year

Student Name

2010-11 Martin Picard
Fabio Minozzo
2011-12 Hannah Lemke
2012-13 Fabio Minozzo
2013-14 Marie-Eve Filion
2014-15 Neal Trecarten
2015-16 Felipe De Louza Leite
2016-17 Vanessa Ferreira
Patrick Delisle-Houde
2017-18 Sara Abdallah
2018-19 Vanessa Ferreira
Lauren Tracey
2019-20 Alessandra Amato
2020-21  

EGSS Fellowships

EGSS Student Leadership Awards

For further information, please visit the EGSS Website.

Faculty of Education Graduate Awards

The Herschel and Christine Victor Fellowship in Education

The Herschel and Christine Victor Fellowship in Education was established in 2000 by Herschel Victor (B.Com. 1944) for an outstanding graduate student in the Faculty of Education. This faculty-level endowment is awarded annually and is non-renewable.

Value: Varies

Apply for the Victor Fellowship

The Jackie Kirk Fellowship

The Jackie Kirk Fellowship was established in 2009 by Andrew Kirk in memory of his wife, Jackie Kirk. It is awarded to outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Education, with a preference for students whose research has a focus on any one or a combination of the following: post-conflict education on developing countries, women teachers, and girlhood studies. This faculty-level endowment is awarded annually and is non-renewable.

Value: Varies

Apply for the Jackie Kirk Fellowship

The Jackie Kirk Fieldwork Support Fund

Established in 2009 by McGill Professor Andrew Kirk in memory of his wife, Jackie Kirk, to recognize and promote the scholarship and achievements of students conducting fieldwork.

The Fund will support and recognize an outstanding graduate student in the Faculty of Education and be awarded annually on the basis of academic merit.

Value: Varies.

Apply for the Jackie Kirk Fieldwork Fellowship

Walter A. and K. Mary Marsh Fellowship in Education

Awarded to outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated leadership qualities. Preference will be given to graduate students conducting research with a focus on teaching.

Value: Varies

Apply for the Marsh Fellowship

Dr. Gauri Shankar Guha Award in International Development Education

Established in 2003 by Dr. Ratna Ghosh in her late father's name for an outstanding graduate student pursuing research in international development education in the Faculty of Education. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and aptitude for research by the Faculty of Education Awards Committee.

Value: Varies

Apply for the Guha Award

The Stansfield Award for School-based Classroom Research

Established in 2000 by a bequest by Ellen Edith Grubb Stansfield (BA'29, MA'31) in recognition of her experience, leadership and interest in education, schools and classrooms. Awarded by the Faculty of Education to an outstanding student entering the first year of a full-time MA thesis or PhD program in the Faculty of Education with research in classroom and school contexts.

Value: Varies

Apply for the Stansfield Award

The Muriel H. Marsh and Harold A. Marsh Endowment

Established in 2018 by a bequest from Katherine Mary Eaton Marsh (Dip.Ed. 1942) to support in-course scholarships, fellowships, and projects.

Eligibility: Granted to outstanding graduate students working on projects involving children with special needs.

Value: 2 awards of $3,800.00

Open to: Master's and Doctoral students

Apply for the Muriel H. Marsh and Harold A. Marsh Endowment

Graduate Student Travel Award in Education

Established in 2016 by Mabel T. C. Young (MA'65) for graduate students in the Faculty of Education who are travelling to pursue research in order to enhance or complete graduate work in his or her field of study, and can include but is not limited to, attending a conference or taking a course.

Value: Estimated $1500 for international students travelling within Canada; estimated $3500 for Canadian students travelling to South America, Africa or Asia (especially China or Hong Kong).

Apply for the Graduate Student Travel Award in Education

For more graduate entrance awards and scholarships, please visit the Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships website.

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