2019 McGill Vanier Scholars and Banting Fellows

GPS is proud to present our 2019 Vanier Scholars and Banting Fellows!
Read their research abstracts here.

3MT / MT180 Competition Winners

Congratulations to our 3MT/MT180 Competition Winners: Zeinab SharifiMariève Cyr, Will Jogia, Marina Nguyen, and Ammar Alsheghri.


Watch their presentations here!

2019 Peter K. New Student Research Award

Congratulations to Justin Raycraft, PhD student in the Department of Anthropology, recipient of the 1st place prize of the 2019 Peter K. New Student Research Award.
Read more here.

McGill celebrates media and public engagement

Congratulations to our Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement through Media Award Winners: J. Mauricio Gaona (PhD candidate in Law), in the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows category, and Prof. Madhukar Pai (Director of the McGill International TB Centre and the McGill Global Health Programs), in the academic staff category.

An Interview with the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Josephine Nalbantoglu

GradLife McGill recently sat down with Dean Nalbantoglu for an exclusive interview. Read more here.

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.

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.

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.