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Meet the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Dr. Josephine Nalbantoglu, McGill graduate and former director of the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, is the Dean of GPS. Learn more about Dr. Nalbantoglu here.


McGill's 2016 Vanier / Banting Recipients

GPS is thrilled to announce this year’s Vanier and Banting scholars. Read about recipients of these prestigious Vanier scholarships and Banting fellowships

Mitacs Globalink interns

A group of Mitacs Globalink Research Interns visited the McGill campus on July 19, 2016 to learn more about graduate studies at McGill.

CONACYT agreement

During the Mexican president’s state visit to Canada on June 27, 2016, McGill signed an agreement for the establishment of graduate fellowships with the National Council for Science and Technology of the United Mexican States (CONACYT). The agreement aims at attracting Mexican students to pursue graduate studies at Canada’s leading research-intensive university.

Trudeau Doctoral Recipient

Anna Dion, graduate student in Family Medicine, is the recipient of the Trudeau Doctoral Scholarship. She is seeking to improve the quality and access to maternity care for marginalized women in Canada, especially immigrant and refugee women, and at-risk adolescents. 

Read more about her research.

McGill tops Maclean's 2016 Medical Doctoral ranking

For the 11th year in a row, Maclean's magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions with medical schools and a broad range of PhD programs.

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Winner of the inaugural Wirth Vocal Prize

Chelsea Rus, a voice Master’s student at the Schulich School of Music, is the recipient of the new Wirth Vocal Prize.


NSERC's Gilles Brassard Doctoral Prize

Congratulations to McGill's doctoral candidate Yasser Gidi, winner of NSERC's  Gilles Brassard Doctoral Prize for his outstanding research in the science of disease. 

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McGill Graduate Student Wins the Natural Resources Prize from ACFAS.

Congratulations to Alexander Timofeev, a geochemistry doctoral student in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, for winning the award for his work on the hydrothermal mobilization of niobium and tantalum. Read more here.

McGill student’s PhD work recognized for Research Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Bree Akesson whose research into how political violence and war affects children’s sense of place has won the 2015 Distinguished Dissertation Award for Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more here.



MERS: McGill Engineering Research Showcase

The Dean of GPS, Dr. Josephine Nalbantoglu discusses an Engineering graduate student's poster presentation at the fourth annual McGill Engineering Research Showcase(MERS) held by the Faculty of Engineering.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about thesis guidelines, funding opportunities, supervision, and much more.

Haven't applied yet or just received your offer? Check out the links below for the info you're looking for.

Graduate programs

Graduate programsWith more than 400 graduate programs to choose from, you're sure to find the one that's right for you.

Prospective students

Prospective studentsInterested in studying at McGill? Visit Future Graduate Students for instructions on how to apply and the reasons we think you should.

New students

New studentsJust received your offer from McGill? Congratulations! Check out Grad Welcome for everything you need to get started.