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 center 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.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Government of Canada.
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships
Host Institution(s): Universities/institutions in Canada.
Scholarship Worth/Value: $50,000 per year for 3 years
Number of Awards: Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually
Study level: Postgraduate (doctoral)
Subject Eligibility: See eligible Areas of Research (below).
Nationality: All Nationalities
Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
The Selection Criteria for the Government of Canada Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships are based on:
- Academic Excellence
- Research Potential
- Leadership (potential and demonstrated ability)
- Canadian citizens
- Permanent residents of Canada
- Foreign citizens
Areas of research:
More eligibility information is available: https://vanier.gc.ca/en/eligibility-admissibilite.html