History

Daisy A. Latimer Memorial Prize In History

Established in 1987 in memory of Daisy Latimer, B.A. 1971, by her devoted friend and former husband, Michael P. Paidoussis, and a few of her closest friends. 

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of History to one or more students completing the best M.A. thesis in History, preferably in European or Latin American History, proceeding to doctoral studies at McGill or at another distinguished university. A fine literary style in the thesis is a necessary corequisite for this award.
Value Varies, minimum $1,500.

Last update: 09 Sep. 2020


F. Peter Cundill Fellowships in History

Established in 2007 by Peter Cundill, B.Com. 1960.

Eligibility For outstanding graduate students entering a doctoral program in the Department of History, Faculty of Arts. Awarded by the Faculty of Arts.

Estimated value

$25,000; renewable twice

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Louise Dechêne Prize in Canadian History

Established in 2006 in honour of Louise Dechêne, an outstanding scholar whose work changed the landscape of early Canadian history and inspired several generations of historians. Louise Dechêne directed graduate students in early Canadian fields ranging from economic history to native history.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of History to an M.A. or Ph.D. student whose research is in the area of early Canadian history.
Value Minimum $500

McNaughton Fellowships in Classics

Eligibility Awarded annually, on the basis of merit, promise and need, to students in their first year of the M.A. or Ph.D. program in Classics. These awards may be renewed for a second year at the discretion of the Department of History.
Value Two awards, $2,000 each

Paul F. McCullagh Fellowship

Established by Emeritus Professor Paul F. McCullagh, who taught Classics at McGill from 1926-1988.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of History and Classical Studies, upon recommendation by the Program Committee in Classical Studies, for a student pursuing graduate work in the study of Latin language and literature or Ancient Greek language and literature.
Value 2 fellowships, maximum value of $4,000 each

Last update: 24 Nov. 2014


Paul F. McCullagh Prizes in Ancient Greek and Latin

Established by Emeritus Professor Paul F. McCullagh, who taught Classics at McGill from 1926-1988.

Eligibility Awarded on the basis of outstanding academic performance to students in any Ancient Greek or Latin language course by the Faculty of Arts Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Program Committee in Classical Studies, Department of History.
Value 8 prizes, maximum value of $500 each

Last update: 24 Nov. 2014


Paul F. McCullagh Scholarship for Study Away

Established by Emeritus Professor Paul F. McCullagh, who taught Classics at McGill from 1926-1988.

Eligibility Awarded on the basis of academic excellence, to a student who has completed at least one year of undergraduate studies in Classics. Awarded by the Faculty of Arts Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Program Committee in Classical Studies, Department of History.
Value 1 scholarship, maximum value of $3,000

Last update: 24 Nov. 2014


Robert Vogel Memorial Award in History

Established in memory of Robert Vogel, an inspiring teacher, historian, former Chair of the Department of History and former Dean of the Faculty of Arts.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of History to the most promising student entering either the M.A. or Ph.D. program, whose focus of research is European history, broadly defined.
Value Minimum $1,000

The Foundation for the Advancement of Protestant Education Graduate Fellowship in History

Established in 2002 by The Foundation for the Advancement of Protestant Education for an outstanding graduate student in the Department of History.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of History to graduate students in History on the basis of academic excellence and outstanding research potential. Preference shall be given to students researching the history of Protestant education in the province of Quebec.
Value Minimum $7,500

T. Palmer Howard, QC Award in Canadian History

Established in 1990 by the PanCanada Foundation to honour T. Palmer Howard, QC, B.A. 1931, B.C.L. 1934, in recognition of his interest in the research and writing of Canadian history.

Eligibility Awarded by the History Department to a leading candidate entering the M.A. or Ph.D. program in Canadian history at McGill.
Value $2,000

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