McGill tops Maclean's 2019 Medical Doctoral ranking

For the 14th year in a row, McGill maintains its top ranking for Medical/Doctoral universities in Canada.

Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet January 2019

Congratulations to Nariman Yousefi, PhD student in  Chemical Engineering, Winner of the Relève étoile Louis-Berlinguet for January 2019. Read more about his award-winning publication here.

2018 Vanier Scholars and Banting Fellows Announced

It is with great pride that GPS congratulates the recipients of this year's Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships. 
Learn more about the research of McGill’s new Vanier Scholars and new Banting Fellows.

Jayne Malenfant awarded Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation doctoral scholarship

Congratulations to Jayne Malenfant, doctoral student in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education, recipient of a 2018 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation scholarship.
Read more about her research here.

Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Congratulations to Professor Paul Kry from the School of Computer Science, Winner of the 2018 Carrie M. Derick Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching.

David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Congratulations to Professor Juliet Johnson from the Department of Political Science, Winner of the 2018 David Thomson Award for Graduate Supervision and Teaching.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about funding opportunities, thesis guidelines, supervision, and much more.


GPS mission statement, organizational structure, Council, and GPS Awards.

Prospective Students

Interested in studying at McGill? Visit our Grad Applicants website to find out how to apply and about fees.

Graduate Students

All the information you need from registration to graduation.


Information on funding opportunities, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards.


From the first draft to final e-thesis submission for Master’s and Doctoral students, supervisors, and academic units.

Faculty and Staff

Admissions, GPA calculations, and responsibilities of supervisors, professors, and academic units.


Categories of postdocs, registration, and work permits for international postdocs.


Graduate services, graduate program, and postdoc contacts, and GradProg webform.