In support of the 52 Calls to Actions for Truth and Reconciliation at McGill, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies offers recruitment awards to self-identified Indigenous applicants to graduate degree programs.
PhD – 10,000
Master’s (Thesis) – 5,000
Master’s (Non-thesis) – 2,500
This award is non-renewable and paid in installments over the first 12 months of study. The award is always provided in addition to core funding offered by a department, supervisor, or Faculty and cannot replace that funding.
To be offered a fellowship, an applicant must:
- Self-identify as First Nations (status or non-status), American Indian, Hawaiian Native, Inuit or Alaskan Native, or Métis in their application; and
- be an incoming student, and Intend to register full-time in a graduate degree program at McGill during their first year of study.
- Note: students registered in professional Master’s programs where students regularly work full-time and pursue their studies part-time may be eligible for this award. Contact graduatefunding.gps [at] mcgill.ca to confirm eligibility.
To confirm acceptance to the offer, an applicant must:
- Confirm intention to self-identify for the purposes of this award;
- Confirm acceptance of the fellowship following the offer’s instructions;
- Complete full-time registration to the first year of their degree program.