Architecture

A.F. Dunlop Scholarships

Eligibility Travelling scholarships bequeathed in 1937 by the late Mrs. Catherine A. Dunlop. Administered by the School of Architecture.
Value Varies

Alvaro Ortega Award

Established in memory of Alvaro Ortega by his wife, Madeleine Ortega and colleagues. Prof. Ortega was a graduate of the McGill School of Architecture and established the School's graduate program in Minimum Cost Housing, where he taught for many years.

Eligibility Awarded annually by the School of Architecture to a graduate student who is in financial need and good academic standing and whose research is in the area of low cost housing.
Value $500

American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal and Certificates of Merit

Established in 1986 and awarded for general excellence to graduating students in the professional program of architecture schools recognized by the Institute.

Eligibility The medal and certificate are awarded by the School of Architecture to the top ranking student, and a second certificate to the second ranking graduating student.

Arcop/Alcan Award

Eligibility Awarded annually to a student in the final semester of the M.Arch.1 program for a design project demonstrating particular sensitivity to the architectural and cultural traditions of its location. The winner will be selected by a jury of three members, at least one of whom is a professional architect who is not a member of the staff of the School of Architecture.
Value $1,000

Class of '79 Travelling Scholarship

Established in 2004 with a gift from the B.Arch. Class of 1979, the Class of '79 Travelling Scholarship is awarded by the School of Architecture to a student in the professional program to support participation in a student exchange program.

Eligibility Any student in Architecture who has completed first year and who has been accepted for an exchange program during the following academic year may apply for this scholarship.
Value $900

Clifford C.F. Wong Fellowship in Architecture

Established in 1987 by Clifford Wong, B.Arch. 1960.

Eligibility This prestigious award is open to students entering the graduate program in Architecture. According to the terms of the bequest, preference will be given to applicants from the People's Republic of China. Only in the event that there are no qualified applicants from China will the Fellowship be offered to a candidate from another country.
Value Varies

Cornelia and Peter Oberlander Prize in Urban Design

Established in 2008 by Cornelia and Peter Oberlander, B.Arch. 1945, to celebrate the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded to Cornelia Oberlander on May 28, 2008.

Eligibility The prize is awarded by the School of Architecture to a student graduating from the Master of Architecture, Ph.D. in Architecture or Master of Urban Planning, who has demonstrated excellence and achievement in research in the area of urban design.
Value $1,000

Dr. Soo Kim Lan Prize in Architecture

Established in 2000 by Arthur C.F. Lau, B.Arch. 1962, and Crystal S.C. Soo Lau, B.Sc. 1962, M.Sc. 1964, in memory of the latter’s mother, Dr. Soo Kim Lan.

Eligibility The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to an outstanding student completing the second semester of study in the Master of Architecture program.
Value $2,000

Fred Lebensold Memorial Fellowship in Architecture

Established in 1987 by Mrs. Ruth Lebensold and Family in memory of Fred Lebensold, distinguished Montreal architect and Professor in the McGill School of Architecture from 1952-1955.

Eligibility Awarded annually by the School of Architecture Graduate Fellowship Committee, on the basis of academic merit, to a student entering the Master of Architecture Program.
Value $3,500

H.L. Fetherstonhaugh Book Prize

Established in memory of the late H.L. Fetherstonhaugh, M.C., F.R.A.I.C., F.R.I.B.A., R.C.A., a former member of staff in the School of Architecture.

Eligibility Awarded by the School of Architecture to the student with the highest standing in the course Professional Practice 1.

John Bland Scholarship in Architecture

Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Professor John Bland, Director of the School of Architecture between 1941 and 1972.

Eligibility Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to a graduating student to support work in China.
Value $5,000

Louis B. Magil Fellowships in Housing

Established in 1989 by the Groupe Magil in recognition of the contribution to the home building industry in Quebec made by Mr. Louis B. Magil, B.Arch. 1936, architect and founder of Magil Construction Ltd.

Eligibility Made annually by the School of Architecture to outstanding students in the Master’s or Ph.D. Architecture program with preference to students with a Housing related concentration.
Value $4,500 each

Maureen Anderson Prizes in Architecture

Established in 1995 by faculty, staff and students to honour the dedicated service of Maureen Anderson, a staff member from 1960-1995.

Eligibility Awarded to undergraduate or graduate students in the School of Architecture on the basis of course work judged to be of high merit and superior written quality. Selection will be made by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture.
Value Two prizes of $200 each

Norbert Schoenauer and David Farley Fellowship in Architecture

Established in 2001 through a major donation by a Hong Kong graduate of the Chemical Engineering Class of 1959.

Eligibility Awarded by the School of Architecture to outstanding students in its post-graduate research programs addressing issues related to the urban environment.
Value Varies. One award available.

Norbert Schoenauer Fellowships in Architecture

Established in 2008 through the estate of Astrid Schoenauer, wife of Norbert Schoenauer, and by Jutta Pallos, Norbert Schoenauer's sister. The fellowships honour the memory of Norbert Schoenauer, former professor at the School of Architecture.

Eligibility Awarded annually by the Faculty of Engineering, on the recommendation of the School of Architecture, to one or more graduate students enrolled in the School of Architecture.
Value Varies

Peter Guo-hua Fu Fellowship

Established in 2017 by Peter Guo-hua Fu, Dip Min Hous 1991, for outstanding graduate students entering or enrolled in the Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture. 

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Engineering upon the recommendation of the School of Architecture on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to a Chinese citizen in each award cycle.
Value Varies

Last update: 05 Dec. 2019


Ping Kwan Lau Prize in Architecture

Established in 2000 by Arthur Lau, B.Arch. 1962, and Crystal S.C. Lau, B.Sc. 1962, M.Sc. 1964, for graduate students in the School of Architecture.

Eligibility Awarded by the School of Architecture to an outstanding graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in the research, site analysis and program preparation for the final design project of the M.Arch. I Program.
Value Minimum $500

Radoslav Zuk Geometry Prize

Established in 2008 by Professor Radoslav Zuk, B.Arch. 1956.

Eligibility Awarded by a committee in the School of Architecture for the M.Arch. final design project which exhibits the highest degree of mathematical rigor in its underlying geometry.
Value $500

Ray (Raymond Tait) Affleck Prize in Design

Established in 1989 in memory of Raymond Tait Affleck (F.R.A.I.C., R.C.A.), B.Arch. 1947, by his family, colleagues and friends.

Eligibility Awarded to a student in the School of Architecture for distinction in Design in the M.Arch. I final design project. The winner will be selected by a jury of three members, at least one of whom is a professional architect who is not a member of the staff of the School of Architecture.
Value $1,000

Régis Côté Graduate Award in Design and Sustainability

Established in 2008 by Mr. Régis Côté.

Eligibility Awarded by the School of Architecture to a graduate student in the Master of Architecture (professional) program upon completion of their studies who demonstrates excellence in design-based research related to sustainable environmental practices as found in their final architectural design proposition.
Value $4,000

Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Medal

Eligibility Offered to a graduating student in the professional program who, in the judgment of the Faculty of the School of Architecture, has completed the most outstanding final design project/thesis for that academic year and who shows promise of being an architect of distinction after graduation. Selection is made by the School of Architecture.

Stuart A. Wilson Memorial Prize

Established in 1991 in memory of Stuart Anthony Wilson by family, friends and colleagues. Stuart Wilson graduated from the McGill School of Architecture in 1943 and taught there from 1948 to 1991.

Eligibility The prize is awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best portfolio in the annual Sketching School.
Value $150

Wilfred Onions Memorial Prize

Established in 1991 in memory of Wilfred Onions, B.Arch. 1932, by family, friends and fellow graduates in Bermuda. This prize commemorates his passion for sketching and life-long commitment to the profession of architecture.

Eligibility Awarded by a committee of staff of the School of Architecture to the student with the best single work in the Sketching School.
Value $200

Wilfred Truman Shaver Scholarships

Established in 1978 by a bequest of the late Mrs. Elizabeth Henley Shaver in memory of her husband.

Eligibility  Travelling scholarships, administered by the School of Architecture.
Value Minimum $2,200

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