Thursday, July 9, 2015

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)

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 Scope
Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually
A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

Scholarship Value
$50,000 per year

Scholarship 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)

Application Timelines
July – November: Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit application package.

For further details and application please visit the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) page.

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