Arts

Abner Kingman Fellowships in Arts

Established in 2008 in memory of Abner Kingman, B.A. 1908, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of his convocation.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts  to full-time students in a doctoral degree program in Art History, Canadian Studies, Economics, English, History, Philosophy, or Political Science. Awarded on the basis of academic merit. Whenever possible, the Fellowships will be awarded to at least one international student each year.
Value $20,000

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Allen A. Lang Essay Award

Established in 2015 by brothers Mr. Morris Rotstein, BA 1954, and Dr. Abraham Rotstein, BA 1949, in honour of their cousin Mr. Allen A. Lang, BSc 1953, who was formerly known as Abraham Levitt.

Eligibility Awarded to the writer of the winning essay by the Faculty of Arts, upon recommendation of a committee selected by the Chair of the Department of English.
Value Minimum $2000

Last update: 27 Apr. 2015


Allen Oliver Fellowships in Economics And Political Science

Established by Mrs. Frank Oliver, of Edmonton, Alberta, in proud and loving memory of her son, the late Allen Oliver, M.C., B.A. Lieutenant, 26th Battery, C.F.A., who was killed in action at the Somme on November 18, 1916. Lieutenant Oliver was an honours graduate in 1915 in the Department of Economics and Political Science.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts on the recommendation of the Departments of Economics and Political Science to the student who stands highest in first class honours in the Departments of Economics and Political Science at the final B.A. examination. The holder is required to pursue studies in Economics and Political Science at McGill or elsewhere.
Value Two awards of $2,500 (one in political science; one in economics)

Arthur C. Tagge Fellowship in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility Tenable by a graduate of any approved university proceeding to a higher degree in any department in the Humanities or the Social Sciences. No citizenship restrictions.
Value $10,000; non-renewable. Awarded for one year only.

Arts and Science Class of 1966 Award in the Faculty of Arts

Established by the Arts and Science Class of 1966 on the occasion of its 25th anniversary of graduation.

Eligibility Open to graduate students in the Faculty of Arts to pursue collection-based research originating in the Redpath or McCord Museum. Awarded to one or more students by the Faculty of Arts on the basis of academic merit.
Value Varies

Last update: 12 Mar. 2020


Arts Class of 1951 Fellowship

Established in 2018 by the Class of Arts 1951 in recognition and celebration of their 60th anniversary reunion.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts on the basis of academic merit to one or more outstanding graduate students entering or enrolled in the Faculty of Arts.
Value Varies

Last update: 02 Oct. 2019


Canadian-Scottish Studies Fellowship

Established in 2020 by members of the St. Andrew’s Society of Montreal, friends and alumni.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts, in consultation with the Chair in Canadian-Scottish Studies, on the basis of academic merit for one or more graduate students pursuing research in Canadian-Scottish studies. Preference will be given to doctoral students.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Jan 2021


Dr. Y. Lin-Oliver Fellowship

Established in 2012 by YanPing Lin, Ph.D. 1992.

Eligibility To support one or more outstanding graduate students studying liberal arts and universal values (freedom, democracy, and human rights) in the Faculty of Arts. Awarded by the Faculty of Arts, on the recommendation of the Director of the Research Group on Constitutional Studies, on the basis of academic merit.
Value Varies

Last update: 29 Nov. 2012


Frank and Judith Kunz Fellowships in Humanities

Established in 2011 through the generous bequest of Prof. Frank A. Kunz, M.A. Arts 1961, Ph.D. 1963, former Chair, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts, who taught in the Department of Political Science of McGill University for all of his professional life from 1965 until he took early retirement in 1996.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts  to outstanding graduate students conducting research in the area of Humanities within the Faculty.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Gordon J.A. Whitehorne Recruitment Fellowship

Established in 2001 by the estate of Gordon James Alexander Whitehorne, B.A. 1938.

Eligibility For an outstanding student entering a doctoral program in the Faculty of Arts. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence by the Faculty of Arts.
Value $5,000

Joseph Schull Fellowships in Arts

Established in 2009 by Joseph Schull, B.A. 1982, M.A. 1985, and Anna Yang, B.C.L. 1987, LL.B. 1987, in honour of Joseph's father, Joseph Schull.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts   to graduate students from any discipline within the Faculty. Preference will be given to students who are pursuing research on Canada.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Margaret Edna Anderson Fellowship

Established in 2016 by the Estate of Margaret Edna Anderson in support of one or more outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Arts.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to graduate students studying in the Institute of Islamic Studies Program.
Value Varies

Last update: 11 Nov. 2016


Max Stern Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences

Established through the generosity of the Dr. and Mrs. Max Stern Foundation.

Eligibility The fellowship may be held by students registered in any graduate program in the humanities or social sciences at McGill. No citizenship restrictions.
Value Varies; renewable twice

Last update: 11 Oct. 2017


Max Stern Museum Fellowship

Established in 1991 by the trustees of the Max Stern estate.

Eligibility Offered to meritorious graduate students in the Faculty of Arts at McGill University whose research will directly involve McGill’s Visual Arts.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Nov. 2015


McCall MacBain Fellowships

Established in 2007 through a generous gift from John McCall MacBain, B.A. 1980 and Marcy McCall MacBain.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of  Arts to outstanding graduate students in any graduate degree program in the Faculty.
Value $15,000 per year

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


McCall MacBain Fellowships in Arts

Established in 2007 through a generous gift from John McCall MacBain, B.A. 1980 and Marcy McCall MacBain.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of  Arts to outstanding graduate students in any graduate degree program in the Faculty.
Value $15,000 per year

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Ng Wai Yee Fellowship

Established in 2003 by the Ng Family Trust in honour of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Ng Wai Yee for an outstanding student from a developing country.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts  on the basis of academic merit to a student, subject to international fees and from a developing country, who is entering the first year of a Master's or Ph.D. program in the social sciences in the Faculty of Arts.
Value Minimum $10,000; renewable

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Nathan Brecher Fellowship in Economics And Political Science

Founded by a bequest of the late Nathan Brecher.

Eligibility Awarded by the Departments of Economics and Political Science  for the purpose of enabling a student of academic distinction in Economics or Political Science to pursue studies towards a graduate degree at McGill University.
 
Value Up to $3,500

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Roland Family Fellowships in Arts

Established in 2009 by David Roland, B.A. 1991, for outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Arts.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts  on the basis of high academic standing .
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Saul and Freda Frankel Prize

Established in 2000 by Professor Saul Frankel (B.A., M.A., Ph.D. McGill), McGill professor in the Departments of Economics and Political Science from 1952 to 1969.

Eligibility Awarded to a graduating Honours or first-year M.A. student for an outstanding research paper on a topic in the "history of ideas". Awarded by the Faculty of Arts Scholarships Committee upon recommendation from an adjudicating committee.
Value $1,000

Last update: 15 Apr. 2014


Slater Family Fellowship in Technology and Human Nature

Established in 2021 by Kenneth Slater, BA 1976, and family for an outstanding PhD student entering or enrolled in the Faculty of Arts who is pursuing research related to the philosophical thinking of technology and its implications for the human being and for society.

Eligibility Awarded on the basis of academic merit by the Faculty of Arts, upon the recommendation of the Stephen Jarislowsky Chair of Technology and Human Nature.
Value Varies. May be renewable.

Last update: 20 Jan. 2021


Wolfe Fellowships in Scientific and Technological Literacy

Established in 2010.

Eligibility Awarded to outstanding graduate students in any Faculty who are conducting research in the area of scientific and technological literacy. Awarded by  the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy  on the basis of academic standing, community involvement, and athletic activities.
Value Minimum $6,000

WYNG Trust Fellowships

Established in 2010 by the WYNG Trust, in honour of Mr. and Mrs. Johnson Ng Wai Yee.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts to outstanding international graduate students, with a preference to students from developing countries. Awarded based on academic merit to students in Master's or Ph.D. programs in the Faculty of Arts.
Value Varies

Last update: 16 May 2014


 

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