SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarships to Honour Nelson Mandela: 2016 Competition Awards

Congratulations to Hugo Cossette-Lefebvre (Philosophy) and Marie-Ève Melanson (Religious Studies) on receiving the Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Awards to Honour Nelson Mandela. Read more about their research here.

Vanier & Banting Reception 2017

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is proud to present McGill's 2017 Vanier Scholars and Banting Postdoctoral Fellows

McGill tops Maclean’s rankings for 13th straight year

For the 13th year in a row, Maclean’s magazine has ranked McGill as the top university in Canada among institutions in the medical-doctoral category.

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Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles September 2017

Dai Xijie and Haining Wang, PhD students in Chemistry, have been named the Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles in Fonds Nature et technologies for September 2017. Read more about their research here

Étudiant-chercheur étoile Award September 2017

Dustin Valen, PhD student at the School of Architecture, has been named the Étudiant-chercheur étoile in Fonds Société et culture for September 2017. Read more about his research here

Étudiante-chercheuse étoile August 2017

Claire Gizowski, PhD student in the Integrated Program in Neuroscience, has been named the Étudiante-chercheuse étoile in Fonds Santé for August 2017. Read more about her research here.

ADESAQ Dissertation Prize 

GPS is proud to announce the 2017 winners of the ADESAQ Dissertation Prize Katharine Glover (Law) and Emily Coffey (Integrated Program in Neuroscience). 

Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Welcome to McGill's Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (GPS) website. Whether you're a current graduate student, a postdoctoral researcher, or a member of the University's faculty or staff and involved in graduate studies and postdoctoral scholarship, our goal is to ensure that you have all the tools and info you need to make your experience an unbridled success.

Explore this site to find details about funding opportunities, thesis guidelines, supervision, and much more.


GPS mission statement, organizational structure, Council, and GPS Awards.

Prospective Students

Interested in studying at McGill? Visit our Grad Applicants website to find out how to apply and about fees.

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All the information you need from registration to graduation.


Information on funding opportunities, how to prepare an application, and how to accept and maintain awards.


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Categories of postdocs, registration, and work permits for international postdocs.


Graduate services, graduate program, and postdoc contacts, and GradProg webform.