Government of Canada Scholarships
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/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.
Scholarship application deadline is November 1, 2017
$50,000 per year
3 years (non-renewable)
Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD level at Canadian universities.
Scholarships are provided to study any one of the courses offered by the Canadian universities.
Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.
Scholarship can be taken in Canada.
Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.
To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:
� Be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
� Be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, and JD/PhD � if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
� Intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
� Not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2018 (see calculating months of doctoral studies below);
� Have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average, and
� Must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.
Canadian and international students can apply for these Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Applicants must have their previous degree.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
The mode of applying is online.