• Partial Scholarship

Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships 2023, Canada. is open to International Students. The scholarship allows Ph.D. level program(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at McGill University.

The Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship at McGill University is a prestigious award given to exceptional doctoral students pursuing research in the fields of natural sciences, engineering, and technology. It provides financial support and recognition to the recipient and aims to attract and retain top-notch talent at McGill University. The award is named after Dr. Stephen Tomlinson, a former McGill professor, and renowned scientist, who made significant contributions to the field of engineering. The fellowship provides funding for tuition and living expenses, as well as research opportunities and professional development activities. To be eligible for the Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship, candidates must be accepted into a doctoral program at McGill University and have a strong academic record and research background.

McGill University is a world-renowned research university located in Montreal, Canada. With a diverse student population of over 40,000 students, McGill offers over 300 programs in areas such as arts, science, engineering, medicine, and law. The university has a strong research focus and is consistently ranked among the top universities in Canada and the world.

Studying in Canada can offer international students a unique and diverse experience, with top-notch academic programs and a welcoming and inclusive community. Canada is known for its excellent education system and multicultural society, which creates a supportive and inclusive environment for students from all over the world. Additionally, Canada is a safe and secure country with a high standard of living, making it a great place to study and live. Studying in Canada also offers students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a different culture and learn a new language, while gaining valuable skills and experiences that can be applied in their future careers.





  • Up to $35,000 per year, renewable twice.
  • International students also receive a Differential Fee Waiver (DFW).
  • Tomlinson Scholars who accept a fellowship from an agency external to McGill (federal or provincial) will be entitled to one-half the full value of the Tomlinson Fellowship up to a maximum of $50,000 total, per year.



  • The Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowships are for incoming students accepted into a doctoral degree at McGill University with a start date of Fall 2023. Students currently enrolled at McGill, or whose latest degree was completed or in progress at McGill, are ineligible. Former McGill students who later completed a graduate degree elsewhere may apply. Visiting students at McGill, who are completing the requirements for a degree from another university, may apply.
  • Only applicants with a first-class academic record. McGill considers a first-class GPA to be 3.7 (or 3.5 in Law) in each of the last two (2) years of full-time study at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


Eligible Regions: Open for All.

Application Process

Your application package must include:

  • The Application Form
  • Two letters of reference
  • Provide letters from two external referees commenting on the applicant’s academic/research accomplishments and potential. Referees are to send the letters directly to the academic unit.

Proposed supervisor’s statement commenting on:

  • how the applicant’s proposed project integrates with the supervisor’s research program.
    source(s) of funding available for the research program; and
    available resources, such as space, facilities, equipment, and access to required expertise.
  • All official transcripts or certified copies from university-level studies (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Applicants must already have an admissions letter and a funding letter.
  • If selected, your department/academic unit will submit your application package along with the other required documents to GPS on your behalf. Application documents should not be submitted directly to GPS.
  • For Faculty and Staff: The nomination process is available on the Faculty and Staff website.


Application Deadline: May 25, 2023 (65 Days Remaining)

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