Funding & Awards: External Awards

A variety of federal, provincial and private agencies hold competitions for peer-reviewed studentships. The major ones have been listed below.

Tri-Council Agency Awards (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC)

Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Level Competition (CGS D)
Internal Deadline: October 1, 2022
Graduate Students in the Division of Experimental Medicine must be nominated by the Division. For further information on how to apply, please see the GPS Funding website.

Canada Graduate Scholarship Masters Level Competition (CGS M)
Internal Deadline: December 1, 2022
Graduate Students in the Division of Experimental Medicine must be nominated by the Division. For further information on how to apply, please see the GPS Funding website.

Provincial Agency Awards (FRQ-S, FRQ-NT)

Fonds de recherche Québec - Santé (FRQS)
Students apply directly to the agency for this competition. Deadline to apply is October 6, 2022.

Additional organizations and associations

This is a partial list of organizations and associations that may offer funding for graduate students. For additional information about the various options available to you please visit the organization's site by clicking the links below:

International Student Funding Opportunities

McGill University has sponsorship agreements with several countries, providing scholarship programs such as CONACyT, China Scholarship Council, and the Islamic Development Bank. Click Here for the list of all Sponsorship Agreements.

Additional funding opportunities for international students can be found on the Graduate Funding website: Click here

China Scholarship Council (CSC) Awards

In partnership with McGill University, the China Scholarship Council (CSC) offers scholarships to outstanding Chinese students who will pursue doctoral or postdoctoral studies at McGill. For doctoral students selected by the CSC, McGill undertakes to cover the cost of tuition while the CSC will provide the student with a stipend sufficient to cover living expenses, return airfare and visa application fees. For further information, please click here

VERY IMPORTANT:  For those students wishing to apply for a CSC award, note that their application to Experimental Medicine must be completed by December 31st, as they must be recommended for admission by the middle of the month of January preceding their entry into our graduate program.

Other links:

For further information and other funding resources, please see the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Funding Website:
https://www.mcgill.ca/gps/students/fellowships

 

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