Special call for MRM McGill Engineering Doctoral Awards (MEDA) – Fall 2021 / Winter 2022

With support from the Faculty of engineering, the MRM Network is announcing a special call for MRM-MEDAs for fall 2021 or winter 2022.

Engineers play a critical role in optimizing and manufacturing stem cell-based therapies and other regenerative medicine products.
The objective of the MRM-MEDA joint call is to support interdisciplinary collaboration between engineers and other MRM Network members.

To apply for the MRM-MEDA, please send the name of the supervisor, the engineering department, the student’s transcript (including cGPA), the student’s CV and an abstract of the planned research to mrm@mcgill.ca.


Eligibility criteria

  • The main supervisor must be a member of the MRM and hold an appointment with the Faculty of Engineering.
  • As it is a recruitment award, it can only be offered to incoming Ph.D. students (current McGill Ph.D. students are not eligible).
  • The applicant must hold a Masters degree, the award can only be a regular domestic or international 3-year MEDA.
  • After being awarded an MRM-MEDA, the student will have to become a member of the MRM and to register in the Faculty of Engineering.
  • A cGPA of 3.5 is a minimum required for the student to be eligible. This criterion may vary depending on the department the applicant will join.


Evaluation criteria

  • The proposed research is aligned with the mission of the MRM.
  • The proposed research will foster collaborations with other MRM members.
  • Student excellence and research potential based on academic and research excellence.


Deadline for application is March 31, 2021 for fall 2021 competition (admission may start in fall 2021 or winter 2022)

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