The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS)

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies

Considers three equally weighted selection criteria: Academic Excellence, Research Potential, and Leadership

Next important date

For Students: Consult nominating institution for submission deadline.

For nominating institutions: Deadline: October 31, 2018.

Nomination process

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota (i.e., a predetermined number of applications that can be put forward to the national competition)) to host Vanier scholars. Candidates should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study.

How to be nominated



Canadian citizens

Permanent residents of Canada

Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

Health research

Natural sciences and/or engineering research

Social sciences and humanities research

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