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Vanier Fellowship

Award Overview

Program NSERC Vanier CGS SSHRC Vanier CGS CIHR Vanier CGS
Value &
Duration
$50,000/year for 3 years
Deadline

September 21, 2016 to submit online via ResearchNet; contact your academic unit for deadline to submit copy of application to your unit.

Registration

Registration as a postdoctoral fellow is limited to those:

Applying for a work permit

Non-Canadian postdoctoral fellows must have a valid Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) work permit to legally work in Canada, and must apply for the permit prior to coming to McGill to take on a postdoctoral appointment.

Please note that international postdoctoral fellows on work permits are prohibited from attending any educational institution and taking any academic, professional or vocational training course (as stated on the permit).

Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision and Teaching

Graduate supervision and teaching are the backbones of graduate student success. Each year, the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies invites nominations for the Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision and Teaching. This award acknowledges outstanding contributions to promoting graduate student excellence through supervision and teaching by a faculty member who has been supervising for 10 years or less.

Nomination Procedure

A nomination must include:

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award

Award Overview

Value $4,500 from NSERC + min. $1,125 from Supervisor
Duration 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis
Deadline Hard copies of applications must be submitted to your academic unit according to the following deadlines (deadlines are set per Faculty).
 

Dissertation Awards

CAGS/PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards

NSERC Doctoral Competitions

For more information about the NSERC competitions, including a summary of eligibility information, see NSERC information for applicants.

Deadlines

Fall - Academic Unit deadline for nomination to GPS is:October 15th.

Academic Unit Quotas

Academic Units;may recommend 10% of their Graduate enrolment, to a maximum of 8.

Units with 10% of less than 4 may submit a max of 4.

SSHRC Doctoral Competitions

For more information about the SSHRC competitions, including a summary of eligibility criteria, see SSHRC information for applicants.

Deadlines

Fall 2016 Academic Unit deadline for nomination to GPS is: 02 November 2016 

Academic Unit Quotas

Academic Unit may recommend a maximum of 10% of their Graduate enrolment.

Units where 10% is less than 4, may submit a maximum of 4.

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