Earth and Planetary Sciences

Alexander A. McGregor Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Established by Mr. Alexander A. McGregor, B.Sc. 1948.

Eligibility Awarded on recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to an outstanding research student in any field of the earth sciences.
Value $12,500

David Harrigan Memorial Prize

Established in 1980 by his classmates, friends and family in memory of David Harrigan, B.Sc. 1973, M.Sc.A. 1975.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Science Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to a student with high standing in the M.Sc. (Applied) course, or to a graduate or undergraduate student with an interest in geochemistry.
Value $800

Eric Mountjoy Fellowship

Established in 2012 by Earth and Planetary Sciences alumni, colleagues, friends, and family, including Anita Mountjoy, BN 1966, MSC 1976, to honour the memory of Professor Eric Mountjoy by supporting outstanding graduate students in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Science upon recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students pursuing research in Sedimentology.
Value Varies

G. Klein and G. Panneton Fellowship

Established in 2020 by Gabriela Klein, BSc 1986, MSc 1991 and Gerald S. Panneton, MSc 1991.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Science upon recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to an outstanding Master level student on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to a student whose research focuses on environment and/or sustainability..
Value Varies

Last update: 09 Sep. 2020


Geraldine Elizabeth Davidson Fellowship

Eligibility Established in 1989 by a bequest from Geraldine E. Davidson to support students with good academic standing and financial need registered in Graduate Studies and studying towards a higher degree in the field of earth and planetary sciences. Awarded by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Value $6,000

J.B. Lynch Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Sciences

For an outstanding student commencing or continuing postgraduate studies in Earth and Planetary Sciences. Awarded by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.

Eligibility For an outstanding student commencing or continuing postgraduate studies in Earth and Planetary Sciences. Awarded by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Value $15,000

John F. Prochnau Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Established in 2020 by John F. Prochnau, MSc 1971.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Science, upon recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, to one or more outstanding graduate students on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students who pursue geoscience research with economic or mineral deposits relevance.
Value Varies

Last update: 09 Sep. 2020


Leroy Memorial Fellowships in Earth and Planetary Sciences

Established by friends of Captain O.E. LeRoy, Arts 1895, who was killed at Passchendale in October 1917.

Eligibility May be awarded annually to a student who desires to proceed with postgraduate studies in Earth and Planetary Sciences at McGill. Awarded by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Value $7,000

Robert Wares Fellowship in Earth and Planetary Science

Established in 2019 by Robert Wares, BSc 1979, OSc 2012.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Science upon recommendation of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to outstanding graduate students on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to students engaged in research directed toward the study of ore deposit in Grenville geological belt.
Value Varies

Last update: 07 Oct. 2019


William Henry Howard Scholarships

Bequeathed in 1955 by the late Mrs. Florence P. Howard in memory of her husband.

Eligibility Awarded by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences to undergraduate and graduate students in Earth and Planetary Sciences.
Value Two scholarships of $2,500 each

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