Deadline: 2019-06-30
Value of Scholarship: $10 000
Level Of Study: Masters, PhD

Biomedical engineering Excellence Scholarship Award

Biomedical engineering Excellence Scholarship award

The Biomedical engineering Excellence Scholarship award is tenable at McGill University Canada. The  awards recognize excellent performance in the Biomedical Engineering graduate programme. The award is an annual scholarship awarded every June. They are a one-time award of $10 000.

o   According to the University, any student in good standing is eligible except those currently holding a recruitment award, CIHR award, NSERC award, FQRNT award or any other award of 10k and more + tuition fees payable for that year (e.g. for a student paying $2500 tuition fees, the limit is $12500).

o   selection will be based on:

– Overall excellence
– Performance in BME program
– Grades
– Progress in project
– Publications (number and quality, student’s role in publication)
– Need for funds

The application has two parts – a free form document and a letter from the 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 all BME meeting 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 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.

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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 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) 

Other timing details:

o   any application received after the deadline will not be considered
o   the fellowship committee will meet in July or August
o   results will be announced by end of August.
o   payments will start mid to end of September

For more information, please contact the McGill University biomedical engineering as follows:

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Room 316, Duff Medical Building
3775, rue University
Montréal, QC H3A 2B4
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Tel: 514-398-6736
Fax: 514-398-7461