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[Apply Now] 2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International Students

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 humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually.

The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both 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 provider: The Government of Canada
Degree Category: Masters & PhD
Eligible Country: International
Application Closing Date: November 1, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.
  • Eligible candidates may apply to both the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program and other agency-specific doctoral-level scholarship/fellowships programs (whether to the same or a different federal granting agency) in the same academic year, provided that the research proposed in each application falls within the mandate of the federal granting agency to which the application is submitted. For more information, please refer to Identify area of research.
  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota
  • be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint program such as MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, or JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component);
  • intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate research program such as MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution;
  • have completed no more than 20 months of full-time study in your doctoral program as of May 1, 2023;

Areas of research:

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering
  • Social sciences and humanities

Scholarship Benefits

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

How to Apply for the 2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Interested applicants are to apply via the official application link. Click the Apply Now button below to apply. Visit the official announcement page for more details.

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