MRM McGill Engineering Doctoral Awards (MEDA)
Engineers play a critical role in optimizing and manufacturing stem cell-based therapies and other regenerative medicine products. With support from the Faculty of engineering, the MRM Network is awarding MRM-MEDAs for fall 2020 and winter 2021.
The objective of the MRM-MEDA joint call is to support interdisciplinary collaboration between engineers and other MRM Network members.
- 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 students (current McGill students are not eligible).
- 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 (Departments: Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining & Materials Engineering).
- A cGPA of 3.5 is a minimum required for the student to be eligible.
- Standard MEDA amounts and supervisor contributions as described on the website of the Faculty of Engineering.
- Only one application per laboratory will be allowed by competition.
- The MRM Network must be acknowledged in any publication including data generated during the course of the funded project.
Applicants must provide by email the following:
- Name of the supervisor
- Name of the department of affiliation within the Faculty of Engineering
- Student’s transcript (including cGPA on the McGill 4.00 scale) & Student’s CV
- Abstract of the planned research (max. 500 words + 1 figure)
Deadline for application is June 15, 2020 for Fall 2020 competition (admission may start in Fall 2020 or Winter 2021)
A dedicated committee composed of members of the MRM and members of the Faculty of Engineering will judge the applications as follow:
- 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.