Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021/22 (Fully Funded) is open for International Students. The scholarship allows a Graduate level program(s) in the field of All Subjects taught at Canadian Universities.
Level of degree:
- Health research
- Natural sciences and/or engineering
- Social sciences and humanities
- Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually
- A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.
- $50,000 per year
- All nationalities
Criteria for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021/2022 selection:
Nominations are evaluated and selected based on the following three criteria, weighted equally:
- Academic Excellence
- Research Potential
- Leadership (Potential and Demonstrated Ability)
How do I apply to the Vanier Canada graduate scholarships?
Those wishing to apply for a Vanier CGS should verify that the institution to which they are applying for doctoral studies has a Vanier CGS quota. They must then inform the institution that they wish to be considered for a Vanier CGS.
Candidates must be nominated by the institution at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program. Vanier CGS application packages submitted through ResearchNet will first be submitted to the Canadian institution that will be putting forward their nomination.
What is the deadline for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021 application?
There are two deadlines pertaining to the 2021-2022 competition:
- Institution internal deadline: Following the student’s identification in ResearchNet of the institution proposed for doctoral study (see Task 10), additional deadline date and time will appear at the top of each page. This is the deadline by which your application must be submitted to the institution through ResearchNet. This deadline is set and controlled by each institution. You will not be able to submit your application past this precise date and time.
- Program deadline: Institutions must forward their selected nominations to the Vanier CGS program by November 2, 2021 (20:00 Eastern Time).