Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

  • Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies
  • Considers three equally weighted selection criteria Academic Excellence Research Potential and Leadership

Scope | Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually
A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

Value | Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

$50,000 per year

Duration

3 years (non-renewable)

Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Selection Criteria

Academic Excellence

Research Potential

Leadership

Timelines

November 2021 – March 2022Review and evaluation of nominations.
Early April 2022Anticipated notification of results. Nominees will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.
May 1, 2022, September 1, 2022 or January 1, 2023Payments begin.

Features

The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

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Vanier CGS overview

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

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