In this section, you will find information regarding graduate and postdoctoral funding, including the opportunities available, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards. Faculty and staff members will also find the information they need to recommend candidates and help them secure funding, including eligibility criteria and departmental evaluation instructions

Be sure to look at the Highlights and Achievements of McGill graduate students.

Researchers should also be sure to consult the Funding sources section of McGill's research website to discover additional funding options available to them.


The Graduate Fellowships and Awards Calendar (on the right) is a comprehensive listing of McGill Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships and Awards including award terms, eligibility criteria and award values. This document is regularly updated as term changes are approved by the Committee on Enrolment and Student Affairs (CESA) and updated official documents are sent out.

Award Holder's Guide

Recipients of graduate awards and fellowships are asked to refer to the Award Holder's Guide containing detailed information regarding the rules and regulations of graduate awards and fellowships administered by Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (e.g. Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships and Graduate Excellence Fellowships). Additional inquiries should be directed to your academic unit.