Graduate Student Funding Opportunities

As a graduate student at McGill, there is a strong possibility that you qualify for external funding. These fellowships not only bolster your academic reputation, but can help support you financially during your studies. In this section you'll find details about these opportunities, including whether or not you're eligible and how to apply if you are. McGill also offers a series of information sessions and workshops on applications to external agencies.

Which award is right for me?



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         † The Government of Canada provides a description of the types of research these fields include.

         ‡ The Fonds de recherche du Québec outlines citizenship and domicile requirements.


McGill Selection Committees


Provincial Agency Awards

Students interested in these awards must apply directly to the agencies.

Consult the following agency websites:

FRQ-NT Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies

FRQ-SC Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture

FRQ-S Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé