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Dissertation Awards

CAGS/PROQUEST-UMI Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Complete nomination packages (as outlined in the CAGS-PROQUEST-UMI Checklist below) must be submitted to GPS Graduate Funding via gradcomp.gps [at] mcgill.ca and entered on FAD by the deadline indicated below

Each unit is limited to one nomination per discipline category. Units are responsible for determining their own internal deadlines for student documentation. Nominees must have submitted the final copy of their dissertation during the previous calendar year.

Deadline

30 March 2021

Discipline Categories

Each unit is limited to one recommended application per discipline category.

  • Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Engineering, Medical Sciences, and Natural Sciences

Required Forms & Tools

ADESAQ

Prix D'excellence de L'Association des doyennes et des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (ADESAQ)

Complete Nomination packages (as outlined in the ADESAQ checklist below) must be submitted to GPS Graduate Funding via gradcomp.gps [at] mcgill.ca and entered on FAD by the deadline indicated below.

Each unit is limited to one nomination per discipline category.  McGill may only make one nomination per category to the agency. Nominees must have submitted the final copy of their dissertation during the previous calendar year.

Deadline

30 March 2021

Discipline Categories

Each unit is limited to one recommended application per discipline category.

  • Natural Sciences/Engineering
  • Health Science
  • Humanities/Social Science

Required Forms & Tools

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS/UMI) ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards(US)

Complete nomination package must be submitted to GPS Graduate Funding via email to gradcomp.gps [at] mcgill.ca and entered on FAD by the deadline indicated below. Each unit is limited to one nomination per discipline category.

The effective date of the degree awarded, or the completion of doctoral degree requirements and dissertation(final corrected copies of the Ph.D. thesis submission), must lie in the period of July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2021

Deadline

01 June 2021

Discipline Categories

Each unit is limited to one recommended application per discipline category.

  • Biological Sciences/Life Sciences: biology; botany; zoology; ecology; embryology; entomology; genetics; nutrition; plant pathology; plant physiology; anatomy; biochemistry; biophysics; microbiology; pathology; pharmacology; physiology; and related fields (health sciences). Also included are agriculture, forestry, zoology; and related fields.
  • Humanities and Fine Arts: history; philosophy; language; linguistics; literature; archaeology; jurisprudence; the history, theory and criticism of the arts; ethics; comparative religion; and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.
  • If a dissertation is multi- or interdisciplinary in nature, a significant portion of the work must be comprised by at least one of the 2021 fields of competition.

Required Forms & Tools

Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools Doctoral Dissertation and Master's Thesis Awards 

Each unit is limited to one doctoral and one master's nomination. Nominations to be entered on FAD and complete nomination packages to be submitted to GPS Graduate Funding via email to gradcomp.gps [at] mcgill.ca by the deadline indicated below. Complete package in one single PDF file.

Deadline

10 December 2020

Discipline Categories

  • Eligible Master's Thesis 2021- Agricultural, Biological & Health Sciences
  • Eligible Doctoral Dissertation 2021- Arts & Humanities

Required Forms & Tools

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