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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International Students to Study in Study: Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International Students to Study in Study


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


Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International Students to Study in Study

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.

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.

Scope

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

Value

  • $50,000 per year

Duration

3 years (non-renewable)

Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:

Selection Criteria

Timelines

July – November 2023Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit application package.
Internal Deadline (varies)Deadline to submit application to the nominating institution. Contact nominating institution for specific date.
November 1, 2023 (20:00 EDT)Deadline for institutions to submit nominations to the Vanier CGS program.
November 2023 – March 2024Review and evaluation of nominations.
Early April 2024Anticipated notification of results. Nominees will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.
May 1, 2024, or
September 1, 2024, or
January 1, 2025
Payments 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.

DEADLINE: November 1, 2023 (20:00 EDT)


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