The Biomedical Engineering Excellence awards recognize exceptional students in the Biomedical Engineering graduate program. This is a one time award of $10 000.. Holders of this award will not hold other awards. The number of awards will vary from year to year.
The call for applications is made during the summer by email to the departmental mailing list.
This Scholarship is tenable at Mcgill University in Canada
Criteria/eligibility Criteria for the Biomedical Engineering Excellence Award
- The student must not be holding any of the following awards: recruitment award, CIHR award, NSERC award, FQRNT award or any other award of $10,000 and more + tuition fees payable for that year (e.g. for a student paying $2500 tuition fees, the limit is $12500).
- The student must be in good academic standing
- The selection for the Biomedical Engineering award will be based on:
– Overall excellence
– Performance in BME program
– Progress in project
– Publications (number and quality, student’s role in publication)
– Need for funds
How to apply for Biomedical Engineering Excellence Award
Interested students should write a comprehensive application form and also submit a letter of reference from a Supervisor.
The application document should contain:
o 1pg CV (incl. list of selected recent awards & main publications)
o 1pg project description with emphasis on accomplishments
o transcripts from BME program (do not need to be official),
o copies of BME progress reports
Format and deadline:
o The application form should be completed in 12pt Times New Roman font, 0.75in margins, with all documents listed above merged into a single PDF file
o The pdf should be named “LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME-ExcellenceAward.pdf”
o The pdf should be sent to email@example.com with a subject line: “LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME Excellence Award”
o Applications that don’t comply with the application rules, e.g. submitting a CV with more than 1 pg, may be disqualified.
o Deadline for application is end of June (exact deadline to be posted at a later date)
Letter from supervisor:
o a letter of support is required from the supervisor, and should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line: “LASTNAME-FIRSTNAME Excellence reference”
o the letter is to be sent (by email) separately from the rest of the application
o the email should originate from a mcgill account
o deadline for the letter of reference is end of June (exact deadline to be posted at a later date)
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Room 316, Duff Medical Building
3775, rue University
Montréal, QC H3A 2B4