Agricultural And Environmental Sciences

Amy Wong Fellowship

Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959) from Hong Kong.

Eligibility

Awarded to a qualified student from China, including Hong Kong, who is an entering postdoctoral fellow, Ph.D. or M.Sc. student conducting agricultural production/food related research in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Awarded by the Dean of the Faculty in consultation with the departments. The recipients are expected to return to their home country after the completion of their studies.

Estimated value

$15,000, plus a mandatory contribution from the supervisor's research fund to provide a minimum annual income of $20,000; once at the Master's level and twice at the Doctoral or Postdoctoral levels

Verified: January 2022


Angus F. MacKenzie Graduate Fellowship in Sustainable Agriculture

Established in 2022 by the MacKenzie Family in memory of their loving husband and father, Professor Emeritus Angus MacKenzie, a captivating teacher, an accomplished researcher and a supportive mentor.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill to support PhD students in the second or third year of their program with a research focus in the areas of water management, soil science, or fertilizer technology and management related to sustainable crop production.
Estimated value $20,000. Renewable once.

Last update: 28 Jun. 2022


Blair Postgraduate Fellowships

Established through a bequest to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences from the Blair Farm estate, Chateauguay Valley.

Eligibility

Awarded annually to a doctoral candidate whose research has a clear relationship to problems of Quebec farms, with preference for marginal farms in south-western Quebec. M.Sc. students in Agricultural Economics are eligible.

Estimated value

$5,000

Application

By departmental recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee. Candidates will be requested to provide a one-page statement explaining how their project relates to the fellowship.

Verified: January 2022


Donald Mackenzie Munroe Fellowship

Established in 2006 by Principal Heather Munroe-Blum, O.C., Ph.D., F.R.S.C., on behalf of herself and her brothers: Robert, Ross, Donald, John and James, in memory of their father, Donald Mackenzie Munroe.

Eligibility

Awarded to an outstanding graduate student upon the joint recommendation of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the McGill School of the Environment.

Value Varies; renewable once at the Master's Level and twice at the Doctoral level.

Verified: January 2022


Elizabeth and Andre Rossinger Fellowship in Canadian Rural Sustainability

Established in 2005 by Elizabeth Taylor Rossinger, M.S.W. 1951.

Eligibility

Awarded to an outstanding graduate student working on projects related to Canadian rural sustainability in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. on the basis of academic merit by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences upon the recommendation by its Scholarships Committee.

Value $10,000 plus a mandatory contribution from the supervisor's research funds to provide a minimum annual income equivalent to an NSERC Post Graduate Scholarship (PBS); renewable once at a Master's level, twice at a Doctoral level.

Last update: 23 Dec. 2013


Hugh Baily Award

Established through a legacy by Philip Pendlebury Baily, B.Sc. 1913, M.Sc. 1914, in memory of his brother, Hugh Reginald Dowson Baily, Agriculture 1916, the first member of the University to give his life in the war of 1914-18.

Eligibility

Awarded to a graduate student in an agriculture-related field through the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Preference will be given to students completing their dissertation who require less than one year of support. Awarded based on departmental recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee.

Estimated value $750

Verified: January 2022


Macdonald Class of '44 Rowles Graduate Bursary

Established by the Class of '44 in honour of William and Laura Rowles to recognize with respect the affection and friendship, which the Rowles have shared with Macdonald students and graduates through the years.

Eligibility

Awarded to Macdonald graduate students who are in good academic standing and have demonstrated financial need. Preference will be given to Canadian students. Awarded based on departmental recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee.

Estimated value $750

Verified: January 2022


Macdonald Memorial Awards

Established in 1920 thanks to the donations of alumni, students, Faculty, and other friends of Macdonald College in connection with McGill University’s centennial, and in memory of students and graduates of Macdonald College who died in service during World War I.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee to one or more undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in any degree program within the Faculty. Graduate awards are renewable twice at the PhD level and once at the MSc level.
Estimated value

Varies

Last update: 28 Jun. 2022


Margaret A. Gilliam Fellowship in Food Security

Established in 2011 by Margaret A. Gilliam, B.Sc. 1959.

Eligibility Awarded to an outstanding graduate student working in an area of research that falls under the mandate of the Institute for Global Food Security at Macdonald campus. Awarded based on the Director of the Institute's recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarship Committee.
Value Varies

Verified: January 2022


Marian and Ralph Sketch Fellowship

Established in 2001 through a bequest from Marian Howard Sketch, in memory of her husband, the late Ralph M. Sketch, B.S.A. 1931.

Eligibility

Awarded by the Scholarships Committee, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences to encourage and support a student from China studying in a program offered on the Macdonald Campus.

Estimated value $9,000 plus a mandatory contribution from the supervisor's research fund to provide a minimum annual income of $15,000; tenable for two years at the M.Sc. level or three years at the Ph.D. level

Verified: January 2022


McGill-UAE Fellowship in Science and Engineering

Established in 2015 by the Crown Prince Court, United Arab Emirates (UAE), under the direction of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, for one or more full-time students in a Master’s or doctoral program in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering, or the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (for students pursuing degrees in Bioresource Engineering or food safety/security in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry).

Eligibility Awarded by the University on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to citizens and residents of the UAE, or students who have completed a degree at an institution within the UAE.
Value $57,500 per year for tuition and living expenses, including an annual travel allowance of $5,000; renewable once at the Master's level or three times at the doctoral level.

Verified: January 2022


New Sun Joy Harvie Maclaren Graduate Entrance Award

Joy Harvie Maclaren, B.Sc.(HEc) 1944, LL.D. 2000, was born in Calgary in 1922 and is a passionate supporter and advocate of First Nations and Inuit. Her father, Colonel Eric Harvie was given the honorary name "Old Sun" by the Blackfoot of Southern Alberta for his long and devoted work in helping to protect and preserve Blackfoot history and culture. Continuing the legacy of her father, Joy has supported numerous health, education and social initiatives across Canada in aid of Canada's Indigenous Peoples. By establishing the New Sun awards, Joy is supporting the further education of Canada's Indigenous Peoples in universities across Canada and continually encouraging communication and the sharing of wisdom. In recognition of her commitment in support of Canada's Indigenous Peoples, Joy was honoured in 1995 with the name “New Sun” by elders from three First Nations: the Blackfoot in Southern Alberta, the Mohawk in Akwesasne, and the Ojibway in Ontario. Established in 1994 by Joy Harvie Maclaren, in recognition of her 50th anniversary of graduation from Macdonald College. Increased with an additional contribution in 2006 in celebration of Macdonald's 100th anniversary.

Eligibility Preference will be given to Canadian Indigenous students studying nutrition, dietetics, agriculture or environmental sciences on the Macdonald Campus. The award is renewable for one year at the M.Sc. level and two years at the Ph.D. level pending satisfactory standing and full-time status.  Community involvement and/or leadership through extracurricular activities is encouraged.
Estimated value $10,000

Verified: January 2022


Rotary Club of Montreal International Agricultural Award

Established by the Rotary Club of Montreal in 1997 to provide opportunity for international students in agriculture to study at McGill.

Eligibility Awarded to an international student for graduate level studies at the Macdonald Campus in the area of agriculture and food production. Preference will be given to entering students from Asia, Africa or the Caribbean, who require additional financial assistance and who intend to return to their home country to train others. Awarded based on departmental recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee.
Estimated value $3,500; renewable for one year in the M.Sc. program and two years in the Ph.D. program

Verified: January 2022


Sustainable Agriculture Fellowship

Established in 1995 through an endowment by a graduate of the Macdonald Farm Management and Technology Program, to foster innovative research in sustainable development that might not otherwise find support through traditional funding sources.

Eligibility The proposed research would address themes such as food systems, agriculture, conservation, and the environment; sustainable systems and the community; issues in Canada's North; and food, nutrition and community development. Awarded by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarship Committee on the basis of academic merit and suitability of the proposed research to the fellowship theme. 
Value Varies; renewable twice at Doctoral

Verified: January 2022


Walter M. Stewart Postgraduate Scholarship In Agriculture

From a fund established by the late Walter M. Stewart.

Eligibility Awarded annually to students studying at the postgraduate level at Macdonald Campus. Preference will be given to graduates of Quebec universities. If there are insufficient suitable candidates at the postgraduate level in a particular year, funds will be awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who have achieved high academic standing. Awarded based on departmental recommendation to the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Scholarships Committee.
Estimated value Varies.

Verified: January 2022


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