Professor JB McQuitty Graduate Scholarship

Nominations are due in the Spring/Summer term


  • Nominees is registered in a MSc or PhD program in the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science and/or the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta
  • Nominee is conducting research in bioresource engineering
  • Selected on the basis of academic record (equivalent to a GPA of 3.5 or greater on the U of A grading scale)
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By nomination only. Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty). The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to GPS. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Professor JB McQuitty and friends and colleagues of Professor McQuitty

Number of Awards


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Award Category

Department Specific