GSFS Advising 

Graduate Awards

Shree Mulay Graduate Award in Gender and Women's Studies

Eligibility:
This recruitment award is granted to a graduate student who is enrolling in the Graduate Option in Gender and Women's Studies and exemplifies excellence in scholarship in gender and/or women's studies. This award will be offered based on a consideration of both the applicant's merits and funding needs.
Estimated Value:
$5,000 (1 award of $5000 or 2 awards of $2500)
Nomination Deadline:
March 1st, 2022
Nominations:

Graduate Program Directors are invited to nominate at least one incoming graduate student (MA or PhD) by submitting digitally:

  • A brief (500 word maximum) statement describing the student's research plans
  • A copy of the student's undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • The student's curriculum vitae
  • A note from the Graduate Director or Chair indicating the financial package the department is offering the applicant
  • Two or three letters of support from those acquainted with the applicant’s academic record (can be letters of reference submitted with the applicant's graduate application)

For further information, please contact the IGSF Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator at 514-398-3911 ext. 1 or by email at si.yu.li [at] mcgill.ca

Past recipients

2022

Kit Chokly - PhD, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration
Ash Paré - MA, Social Work, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2021

Erika Kindsfather - PhD, Art History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration
Noemie Tangelo - MA, Communication Studies

2020

Sadie Couture - PhD, Communication Studies
Emma Blackett - PhD, Communication Studies

2019

Lara Balikci - MA, Music Theory, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2018

Benji Nothwehr - MA, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2017

Ralph Haddad - MA, Islamic Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2016

Jackson Flesher - MA, Musicology, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2015

Rebecca Daviddi - PhD, Sociology, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

Sarah Khayutin - PhD, Applied Child Psychology

2014

Ayesha Vemuri – MA, Communication Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

2013

Golshan Golriz – PhD, Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

Asieh Harati – MA, Art History

2012

Kyle Kaplan - MA, Musicology

Alexandra Ketchum - MA, History and Classics

2011

Kimberly Seida - PhD, Sociology, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

Rae Rosenberg - MA, Geography

2010

Samine Tabatabaei - PhD, Art History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2009

Erin Silver - PhD, Art History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

Margaret Gillett Graduate Research Awards

This award is granted by the IGSF in honour of Dr. Margaret Gillett, Macdonald Professor of Education at McGill University (retired), who initiated the Women's Studies program at McGill.

Eligibility:
Graduate students, in any McGill department, who are conducting research in Gender and Women's Studies leading to a degree are eligible to apply. Applicants are required to be enrolled in the Graduate Option in Gender and Women’s Studies.
Value:
Total value of $500 for expenses related to a research project, including travel for research purposes, but excluding travel and associated costs for conferences.
Deadline:
April 20th, 2022
Application:

To apply, please send the following materials (in digital format - no hard copies accepted):

For further information, please contact the Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator of IGSF, at 514-398-3911 ext. 1 or by e-mail at si.yu.li [at] mcgill.ca.

Past recipients

2022

Grace Skahan - MA, Education and Society, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2021

Rebekah Hutten - PhD, Music, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2020

Winnie Yang - PhD, Sociology, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2019

Yasmeen Shahzadeh - MA, Education and Society, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2018

Liza Tom - PhD, Communications Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2017

Ayanna Dozier - PhD, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2016

Milka Nyariro - PhD, Education

2015

Skye Miner - PhD, Sociology

Maria Paz Villar - MA, Sociology

2014

Fadia Bahgat – PhD, Islamic Studies

2013

Cheryl Thompson – PhD, Communication Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

2012

Rae Rosenberg - MA, Geography

2011

Frederika Eilers - PhD, Architecture

2010

Hsiao-Ting Huang - PhD, Educational Studies Thesis, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

Kaori Wada - PhD, Counselling Psychology

2009

Julie Moreau - PhD, Political Science

Tara Rodgers - PhD, Communication Studies

Friends Graduate Best Paper Prize in Gender and Women’s Studies

Eligibility:
Awarded to a graduate student who has written the best essay in either WMST 601 or WMST 602 in the current academic year.
Estimated Value:
$1,000.
Deadline:
April 30th, 2022
Nominations and Applications welcome:

Faculty members are invited to nominate eligible students. To nominate an eligible student, please send their name and essay (30 pages maximum) to Si Yu Li by email.

For further information, please contact the Administrative and Student Affairs Coordinator of the IGSF, at 514-398-3911 ext. 1 or by e-mail at si.yu.li [at] mcgill.ca.

Past recipients

2022

Erika Kindsfather - PhD, Art History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2021

Sophia Motluk - MA, History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2020

Caline Nasrallah - MA, Islamic Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration
Lea Abi Zeid Daou - PhD, Educational Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2019

Natalia Incio Serra - MA, Educational Leadership, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2018

Emma Flavian - MA, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2017

Emily Douglas - PhD, Philosophy, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2015

Vanessa Blais-Tremblay - PhD, Music

2014

Jess Dorrance – MA, Art History, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

2013

Justin Lutz – MA, Communication Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

Lena Palacios – PhD, Educational Studies, Communication Studies, Gender and Women’s Studies Concentration

2012

Alison Fyfe - PhD, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2011

Cheryl Thompson - PhD, Communication Studies, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

Shiloh Whitney - PhD, Philosophy, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

2010 (first year prize awarded)

Erin Silver - PhD, Art History, Gender and Women's Studies Concentration

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