Fellowships, Scholarships and Prizes

Research Opportunity for Clinical Professionals

The Richard and Edith Strauss Clinical Fellowship in Communication Sciences and Disorders

McGill School of Communication Sciences & Disorders is seeking applicants for a prestigious fellowship to investigate speech and language mechanisms and disorders.

Eligibility includes:

  • Clinical credentials in speech-language pathology or audiology or a related field.
  • Any citizenship
  • Commitment to a engage in research activities (3 days per week)

Start date: September 2015

The award value is $35K and may be renewed for a second year. A $2500 allowance for research-related expenses (e.g. conference travel) is also included.

The clinical professional will develop and implement a research project in collaboration with one or more faculty within the school (see http://www.mcgill.ca/scsd/about/academic-staff). This is an opportunity to pursue research activities that lead to advances in clinical practice or training or provide new findings that can form the basis for a grant proposal to launch an ongoing clinical research project.

Applicants are encouraged to work with SCSD faculty in developing a brief (2 page) proposal that includes the following:

  • Relevant background
  • Specific aims, i.e. research question or hypothesis
  • Brief description of methodology
  • Comment on feasibility of the project – including possible difficulties
  • Expected outcomes (wrt knowledge gained and/or training involved)
  • SCSD faculty who will be involved
  • Comments on the specific roles of the applicant and any SCSD faculty who will be involved

To apply, please submit a CV and along with your project proposal, and the names and contact information for 2 referees by March 15, 2015 to Vincent Gracco (Vincent.Gracco [at] mcgill.ca), Graduate Program Director; put Strauss Clinical fellowship in the subject line.

The department is intimately connected with the Centre for Research on Brain, Language, & Music (http://www.crblm.ca/). This position will also provide opportunities to interact and collaborate with doctoral and postdoctoral trainees and faculty within this multidisciplinary, multi-university research centre


Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Richard and Edith Strauss Clinical Fellowship in Communication Sciences and Disorders

We are seeking applicants for this prestigious fellowship to investigate speech and language mechanisms and disorders.

Eligibility includes:

  • Clinical credentials in speech-language pathology or audiology or a related field.
  • Ph.D. in communication sciences & disorders or a related field (completed by August 2015)
  • Any citizenship

Start date: September 2015

The award value is $35K and may be renewed for a second year. A $2500 allowance for research-related expenses (e.g. conference travel) is also included.

The postdoctoral fellow will develop and implement an independent line of research under the supervision of one or more faculty within the school, depending on focus area of the research (see http://www.mcgill.ca/scsd/about/academic-staff). Research area is broadly defined but we are especially interested in applicants wishing to pursue work in bilingualism, human communication neuroscience, and applied/translational research in communication disorders. Applicants are encouraged to contact faculty to identify a lab(s) that match their research needs and interests prior to applying.

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter with statement of research experience and interests, names of a proposed supervisor(s) and description of proposed research, names and contact information for 3 referees, and any publications, by March 31, 2015 to Vincent Gracco (Vincent.Gracco [at] mcgill.ca), Graduate Program Director; put Strauss Postdoc in the subject line.

The department is intimately connected with the Centre for Research on Brain, Language, & Music (http://www.crblm.ca/). This postdoctoral position will also provide opportunities to interact and collaborate with doctoral and postdoctoral trainees and faculty within this multidisciplinary, multi-university research centre.


Other funding opportunities for research students - M.Sc., Ph.D., and Postdoctoral - see the Office of Fellowships and Awards website.