Fellowships and Awards

Deadlines for Submission


Deadline for Student Applications to be Sent to GPS

(and/or updated on GPS-FAD) from Unit

Convocation Prizes April 1, 2019
Dissertation Awards varies (early Fall & Winter)
Master's CGS (NSERC, SSHRC, CIHR) February 15, 2019
NSERC Doctoral October 15 (if it falls on weekend, then the following Monday is deadline)
NSERC USRA April 08, 2019
PBEEE (Québec Merit Fellowships) More than one important date. Please click PBEEE link for all important dates.
SSHRC Doctoral November 01, 2018
Walter C. Sumner

February 28, 2019 (The Sumner Foundation Scholarships are open to Doctoral

students in Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Computing Science only)

Trudeau Foundation Scholarships 15 January 2019
Vanier September 25, 2018
Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship August 06, 2018

How McGill Calculates the Last Two Years of Full-Time Study

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Award Processing

For additional information regarding award processing please visit the Student Funding website.


Forms for Successful Applicants

Fund opening forms, progress report forms, and all other documents pertaining to successful applications can be found at Getting paid and maintaining fellowships.


Grade Point Average (GPA) Calculation Sheet

Click and download this tool for calculation CGPA and GPA


Guidelines for Unit to Run Competitions

Attend any info sessions, read McGill webpages, and read Agency/Foundation webpages, to familiarize yourself with all elements of the award including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Deadlines
  • Unit quota
  • Applicant eligibility criteria
  • Required application material / attachments
  • Selection criteria
  • Application submission process