Watch a recording of the Doctoral Awards Ceremony 13 November 2015

The McGill Engineering Doctoral Awards (MEDA) program aims to recruit the best and brightest new doctoral students from all over the world. Selection for this award is based on the excellence of a student’s academic and research record, including publications, presentations and his or her potential to make a major impact on the quality of research in the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University and in the field of engineering. MEDA are offered by the Faculty of Engineering, and are cost-shared with the student's Department/School or supervisor.

Apply for funding - Doctoral Awards

In preparing their application, Doctoral award applicants may wish to consult the .

Who Can Apply - Doctoral Research Awards

The British Museum supports up to six new research students a year to study for a PhD at a UK University through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme.

ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award - ACM Award

The Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering is now inviting applications from outstanding UK/EU and International students for our 2016 Doctoral Training Awards.

The Doctoral Dissertation Award winner is presented at CSCMP’s Annual Conference.
The Doctoral Award offers three years of direct program support and two years of institutional support from the scholar's college, university and/or department, in the form of a $20,000 annual stipend. Each recipient also is awarded up to five years of university-covered tuition and fees (unless the institution prohibits a fee waiver). In addition, the program provides professional development support and covers expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring.The British Museum supports up to six new research students a year to study for a PhD at a UK University through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme.2.Applying for the Doctoral Award: You must have been admitted into a Ph.D. program or have not begun the second year of study. Visit for more information.The British Museum supports up to six new research students a year to study for a PhD at a UK University through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme.Jeremy Barksdale, a Ph.D. student in Computer Science, has received a distinguished fellowship from the Southern Regional Education Board to pursue his doctoral work. The Doctoral Award offers three years of direct program support and two years of institutional support from the scholar's college, university and/or department. In addition, the program provides professional development support and covers expenses associated with attending the Compact for Faculty Diversity Annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring.The British Museum supports up to six new research students a year to study for a PhD at a UK University through the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Collaborative Doctoral Awards scheme.
Prof. Mike Raco (UCL) presenting the GSI Doctoral Research Award to Dr. Laura Devaney (TCD)

ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

Ethics
State whether or not your proposed research will involve human beings as research subjects. If it does, select “Yes” and consult the and submit your proposal to the research ethics board of the institution where you will undertake your research. If applicable, you must also ensure that an ethics review is conducted in the host country (as per article 8.3 of the Policy). Note that you need not submit your proposal to the research ethics board prior to submitting your doctoral award application.

Each year up to three faculty will be recognized with an Outstanding Doctoral Mentor Award.

2014 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Awards

Post-doctoral awards are one-year mentored awards offered for the purpose of facilitating applications to support (1) initiation of post-doctoral research projects and (2) transition from the post-doctoral position to early investigator status. The awards are meant only for partial salary support during early or late stages of the post-doctoral experience and are not to supply ongoing salary support.

A list of Outstanding Doctoral Mentor awardees and their essays on mentoring is available .

Doctoral Awards Completed in 2015

In 2006, 15,947 doctorates were awarded to non-U.S. citizens, including 1,829 to individuals who were permanent residents and 14,118 who were in the United States on a temporary visa (). Awards to non-U.S. citizens constituted 37.2% of awards to all doctorate recipients in 2006 who reported citizenship status and 45.2% of awards to those in S&E fields who reported citizenship status ().