Political Science

Alexander Mackenzie Fellowship in Political Science

Tenable by a graduate of any accredited university, conditional upon acceptance by GPS in the field of Political Science. A certain amount of tutorial and teaching work is required.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Political Science to outstanding graduate students conducting research in the Department.                                                               
Value Varies.

Last update: 05 Oct. 2016


Dale C. Thomson Prize in Political Science

Established in 2001 by Lizanne Ryan Thomson in loving memory of her husband Dale C. Thomson, a long-standing and dedicated professor at McGill University.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Political Science to an outstanding doctoral student. Preference shall be given to students studying in the field of Canadian Politics.
Value Minimum $1,000

Frank and Judith Kunz Fellowships in Political Science

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 Department of Political Science  to outstanding graduate students conducting research in the Department.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Aug. 2013


Guy Drummond Memorial Fellowship

Originally endowed by the late Guy M. Drummond, killed in action in 1915, to encourage study in France.

Eligibility Recipients are nominated by the Department of Political Science, with preference to graduating honours students, on the basis of: academic record, likelihood of valuable future contribution to Canadian life and proficiency in French, among other things. Fellowships are tenable for study at an approved University or Institute in Paris. One year fellowships may also be offered as entrance awards to Masters or Ph.D. students in political science intending to carry out graduate work related to France, or for continuing students to support a year in France or a period of field work in France as part of the graduate program.
Value Varies

Last update: 09 Sep. 2020


James R. and Frances K. Mallory Graduate Award

Established in 2005 by Charles Mallory, B.Com. 1970, and James Mallory, B.A. 1966, in honour of their father, the late James R. Mallory, Angus Professor of Political Science and pioneer of Canadian Studies at McGill, and mother Frances K. Mallory.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Political Science to an entering graduate student with outstanding academic credentials who intends to pursue studies on topics related to Canada.
Value Varies

Last update: 20 Jan. 2021


Nathan Steinberg Fellowship in Political Science

Established in 1994 by a gift from the Nathan Steinberg Family Foundation.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Arts to graduate students in the Department of Political Science upon nomination by the Department of Political Science.
Value $15,000; renewable once

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