McGill Students

Spend 90 days in the Caribbean working on a research project focused on climate change adaptation and resilient communities. 

The application for Summer 2024 is now closed.

Who can apply: 

  • Senior undergraduate and graduate-level McGill students  

  • Canadian citizens 

  • Students from all disciplines

  • 35 years old or less  

2024 projects are based at the Trinidad campus of the University of the West Indies

What do Queen Elizabeth Scholars do? 

  • Work on a research internship project in either Barbados or Trinidad.

  • Develop a joint work plan along with their supervisor outlining the activities and contributions for their internship.

  • Participate in biweekly check-ins with all other McGill-UWI Queen Elizabeth Scholars in the 2024 cohort.

  • Attend a seminar and discussion series on key issues related to climate resilient communities.

  • Post about your experience on social media using the #QEScholars hashtag.

  • Engage in community engagement activities, leadership training, and research sharing activities between May and November of 2024. 

What do you get? 

  • A stipend of up to $8,000 CAD to put towards travel costs and living expenses. 

  • Academic credit towards your degree. 

  • A summer in the Caribbean. 

  • Participation documented on the McGill Co-Curricular Record (CCR)

Projects for Summer 2024


Have any questions about applying? Need more information? Register for the info session at 10:00 am on November 10. If you aren't available to attend but are interested, register anyway to be sent the recording after the fact.

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