Persevering Scholars


The EGSS Persevering Scholars Award (need-based fellowship) offered by the Education Graduate Students’ Society of McGill (Sponsored by the Dean’s office) is open now!


  • All Grad Students from Faculty of Education are eligible (KPE, ECP, or DISE)
  • Students are eligible to receive fellowships once per degree
  • When all else is equal, priority will be given to students who do not currently hold other research fellowships

Deadline: Sunday, January 30th 2022 at midnight


$750, Need-based award 
Five (5) Master’s Level Awards, Five (5) Doctoral Level Awards

EGSS recognizes that our members are differently positioned in relation to financial demands and resources, and that not all members have equal access to funding opportunities. For this reason, we welcome applications from members who are in particular need of financial support. 


To apply, please complete the APPLICATION FORM by January 30th (midnight):

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In the form, you will be asked to provide 

  1. A brief PERSONAL STATEMENT (200 words max) about how this award will support you in continuing your studies/research.
  2. You will also have an opportunity to indicate general information about your financial need by ticking the box(es) that most closely describe your situation in the section entitled FINANCIAL NEED. In an effort to protect your privacy, please do not divulge detailed personal information about your situation. 
  3. Finally, please upload a blinded copy (i.e., no identifying information) of your CV (PDF only).

Any supplementary documents provided will not be considered in the deliberation process. 

For questions regarding the award, please email, attention Vice-President Academic – Persevering Scholars

Curriculum Design Workshop

Are you teaching in the new year? Do you have questions about designing your course? Need help creating objectives, daily plans, and assessments? If so, we invite you to join our workshop on Friday, December 17th from 10:30am-12pm. 

This workshop will provide a supportive, facilitated space for you to work through your syllabus design, share teaching strategies, and discuss how to assess student work. Register here

Questions? Email us at, subject line Curriculum Design Webinar

Arts in Teaching Workshop

EGSS invites you to join Dayna McLeod, McGill’s P. Lantz Digital Artist-in-Residence, for a performance and workshop on integrating the arts into teaching at all levels. Dayna McLeod is a Montreal based performance artist and video artist whose work often includes topics of feminism, queer identity, and sexuality. She has a Diploma in Sculpture from the Alberta College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. in Open Media from Concordia University. 

Dayna’s workshop will take place on November 15th at 7pm over Zoom. Please contact for more information.  

Hoping to see you there!