There are several postdoctoral fellowships that are available. Some of these are restricted to specific research areas so please pay attention to this when preparing your applications.
Conrad F. Harrington Fellowship
Established in 1999 in honour of Conrad F. Harrington in recognition of his leadership in developing the McGill University Health Centre. The Postdoctoral Fellowship in the area of amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) will support researchers who have received their M.D. or Ph.D. degrees and who wish to advance their research careers in the Faculty of Medicine in the McGill University Health Centre. In the event that there are no candidates investigating ALS, the Fellowship will be awarded to support a postdoctoral candidate working in a related area of neurological disease. Awarded by the Postgraduate Award Committee of the Faculty of Medicine.
Value: $17,000 (before taxes and benefits).
Dr. David T.W. Lin Fellowship
Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in recognition of Dr. David T.W. Lin, B.Sc. 1937, M.D., C.M. 1940, a surgeon emeritus at the Royal Victoria Hospital, to support medical research. Awarded by the Postgraduate Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine to a student at the Postdoctoral, Ph.D. or M.Sc. level.
Value: $20,000(before taxes and benefits).
Established by the R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation for Postdoctoral Fellowships for individuals with an M.D. or Ph.D. degree and who are undertaking research within the McGill University Faculty of Medicine or affiliated hospitals. The Fellowship will be awarded for one year, by the Postgraduate Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine. The recipient is eligible to re-enter the competition for a second year of support.
Value: $25,000 (before taxes and benefits).
Peter Quinlan Fellowship in Oncology
To honour the memory of Peter Quinlan, a fellowship fund has been established in his name by his family and friends. The Peter Quinlan Fellowship will support young researchers (M.D. or Ph.D.) who wish to undertake postdoctoral training in oncology at McGill University and its affiliated hospitals under the direction of a member of the Faculty of Medicine. The Fellowship will be awarded by the Postgraduate Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine for one year, but the recipient is eligible to re-enter the competition for a second year of support.
Value: Stipend will follow CIHR salary scale, up to $40,000(before taxes and benefits).
The Ungar Fellowship--The Rosenberg/Ungar/Schwarzbard/Kallchman Hematology Research
Established by Irene Ungar in memory of her mother Tammy Rosenberg Ungar and her sister Sandy Rosenberg Schwarzhard Kalichman,is open to both doctoral and post- doctoral applicants in any department in the Faculty of Medicine specifically for Hematology research. Applications will be evaluated by the Postgraduate Awards Committee (PGAC) and awarded by the Faculty of Medicine. This award is for one year. Preference will be given to a female candidate.
Value: $40,000 (before taxes and benefits).
Richard and Edith Strauss Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medicine
The Richard and Edith Strauss Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medicine will recognize and promote research in the areas of stem cell and regenerative medicine, chronic disease and aging. Fellowships will support Postdoctoral researchers at McGill University and will be awarded by the Faculty of Medicine Postgraduate Awards Committee (PGAC), with no citizenship requirement.