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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)
« on: Aug 07, 2013, 09:31 AM »
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

Host Institution(s):

The scholarships can be undertaken at Canadian Universities.   Students wishing to apply for a Vanier CGS should verify that the  university   to which they are applying for doctoral studies has a  Vanier CGS allocation.

Field(s) of study:

Any academic field of study

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Both Canadian and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for          three years.


To be  considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

•  be nominated  by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation;

•  be       seeking financial support to pursue your first doctoral degree (or       combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD);

•  intend       to pursue, in the summer semester or the  academic year following the       announcement of results, full-time  doctoral (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD)       studies and research at  the nominating university;

•  have       completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2013;

have       achieved a first-class average, as determined by  your university, in each       of the last two years of full-time study  or equivalent; and

•  not  have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR,  SSHRC or NSERC to undertake  or complete a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

Application instructions:

Students must be nominated by an eligible Canadian university. You cannot submit an application unless you have been nominated by a Canadian University.

Each Canadian university has an internal deadline date for students to submit their applications. The Canadian university should be contacted for this information.  All nominations from Canadian universities must be submitted and received by the federal research granting agencies by the  6 November 2013 (8:00 p.m. Eastern Time).

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and to know the complete details on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)
« on: Aug 07, 2013, 09:31 AM »