Application to the graduate program in Biology must be submitted using the McGill online application form. Please refer to section below for details on Web application.

*Students should contact potential advisors when they submit an application to the department


Please note the departmental deadlines for applications to the graduate program.

Application for Summer: No Summer admission.

If application materials are received after these dates, it may be necessary to delay review of the applicant’s file until the following admittance period. All inquiries pertaining to admission procedures should be directed to the Graduate Admissions Coordinator.

Applicants who wish to apply for the Tomlinson Fellowship (see section on Fees and Financial Support) must apply by January 6th.

Applications received by February 1st will be automatically considered for a number of McGill-administered fellowships.

Web Application

The graduate application process is done electronically. For detailed instructions on how to apply and how to upload required supporting documents, please see:

Please address all inquiries to:

Ancil Gittens
Department of Biology - Graduate Studies Office

1205 ave Docteur Penfield
Room N7/18B
Montreal, Quebec

(514) 398-5478;