Bruce G. Trigger Fellowship

Established in 2021 by Dr. Ronald F. Williamson, MA 1980, PhD 1985 in loving memory of Emeritus Professor Dr. Bruce G. Trigger, OC OQ FRSC. For one or more outstanding Indigenous graduate students entering or enrolled in the Department of Anthropology pursuing research in the fields of Archaeology or Anthropology in North America. Preference will be given to First Nations, Inuit or Métis students.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts in consultation with the Department of Anthropology on the basis of academic merit.
Value varies, non-renewable

Last update:15 Feb. 2023

Bruce And Barbara Trigger Graduate Prize in Archaeology

Established in 2007 in memory of Professor Bruce G. Trigger, McGill archaeologist, and his wife Dr. Barbara M. Welch (Trigger), geographer.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Anthropology to one or more outstanding students in any graduate degree program who are pursuing archaeological fieldwork.
Value Up to two awards, minimum $2,000 each

Samuel Lapitsky Scholarship

Eligibility To be awarded on the recommendation of the Departments of Sociology or Anthropology (each in alternate years).
Value Varies in order to aid with tuition fees
Deadline February 1
Application Apply to the Department of Sociology in even years, or Anthropology in odd years.

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