Postdoctoral Fellowships & Awards

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Amy Wong Fellowship

Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959) from Hong Kong.

Eligibility Awarded to a qualified student from China, including Hong Kong, who is an entering postdoctoral scholar, Ph.D. or M.Sc. student conducting agricultural production/food related research in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Awarded by the Dean of the Faculty in consultation with the departments. The recipients are expected to return to their home country after the completion of their studies.
Value Minimum $20,000; renewable once at the Master’s level and twice at the Doctoral or Postdoctoral levels

Charles E. Frosst/Merck Fellowship in Pharmacology

Established in 2007 by Dr. Alan C. Frosst and Merck Frosst Canada Ltd. To support research and scholarship in the area of aging and neuro-degeneration under the supervision of the Charles E. Frosst-Merck Chair in Pharmacology.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine upon recommendation of the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics to an outstanding research fellowship candidate in the Department.
Value A stipend commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of a research fellow. Renewable up to two times based upon evaluation by the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics. This fellowship is accompanied by a research allowance such that the total of the Fellowship and Research Allowance shall not be more than the $100,000 per annum as agreed to by the Donors and the University.

Last update: 4 Aug, 2014


The Cole Foundation Fellowships in Medicine

Established by The Cole Foundation in 2006 to fund fellowships for postdoctoral research in pre-leukaemia, leukaemia and other cancer-related diseases within the McGill University Faculty of Medicine or its affiliated hospitals. 

Eligibility Eligible areas include fundamental, translational, clinical and population-based research, with an emphasis on children and young adults. Two-year Fellowships will be awarded by the Faculty of Medicine on the recommendation of the Cole Foundation, the second year of funding being contingent on a favourable mid-term evaluation.
Value $40,000 per year for post-Ph.D.; $50,000 per year for post-M.D.

Conrad F. Harrington Postdoctoral Fellowships

Established in 1999 in honour of Conrad F. Harrington in recognition of his leadership in developing in McGill University Health Centre.

Eligibility The postdoctoral fellowship in the area of amyotrophic 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

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.

Eligibility Awarded by the Postgraduate Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine to a student at the Postdoctoral, Ph.D. or M.Sc. level.
Value Varies; one award available

Dr. Robert G.H. Lee Fellowship

Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Dr. Robert G.H. Lee, B.Eng. 1947 (Metallurgical Engineering).

Eligibility Awarded by GPS on the recommendation of the Faculty of Engineering to an entering Postdoctoral, Doctoral or Master’s student in either Chemical Engineering or Mining and Materials Engineering.
Value $10,000; renewable once at the Master’s level and twice at the Postdoctoral or Doctoral levels

Dr. Wah Leung Fellowship

Established in 1998 by a generous gift from a McGill graduate of Chemical Engineering (Class of 1959), from Hong Kong, in honour of Dr. Wah Leung, the first Dean of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Dentistry to an entering Postdoctoral, Doctoral or Master’s student in the Faculty of Dentistry who is working in pain, oral cancer or bone tissue research.
Value Varies; one award available

G.P.R. Residents Prize

Established in 2011 by the Courthill Foundation for residents in the Faculty of Dentistry's General Practice Residency (G.P.R.) Program.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Dentistry to the resident who demonstrated exceptional clinical care to patients with a preference to female residents.
Value $5,000

McLaughlin Fellowship

Established by the R. Samuel McLaughlin Foundation for post-M.D. fellows undertaking research within McGill University and affiliated hospitals.

Eligibility 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. Applicants must be eligible to practice in Quebec.
Value Minimum $25,000

Peter Quinlan Fellowship

To honour the memory of Peter Quinlan, a fellowship fund has been established in his name by his family and friends.

Eligibility 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.

Richard and Edith Strauss Postdoctoral Fellowships in Medicine

Established in 2009 by the Richard and Edith Strauss Canada Foundation to fund fellowships for postdoctoral research in the areas of stem cells, regenerative medicine, chronic disease, and/or aging.

Eligibility Awarded by the Faculty of Medicine upon recommendation of the Faculty of Medicine’s Postgraduate Awards Committee to outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows or Postdoctoral Trainees, as defined by McGill University.

Richard and Edith Strauss Fellowship in Respiratory Medicine

Established in 2010 by the Richard and Edith Strauss Canada Foundation to fund fellowships for postdoctoral research in the areas of respiratory medicine with a preference for asthma.

Eligibility Awarded by the Postgraduate Awards Committee of the Faculty of Medicine to outstanding Postdoctoral Fellows or Postdoctoral Trainees, as defined by McGill University.
Value $35,000; possibly renewable once, plus an allowance for research-related expenses of up to $2,500 per year

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