Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Program Brochure
Canada – a global centre of excellence in research and education
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program attracts and retains world-class doctoral students to Canadian universities by supporting individuals who demonstrate strong leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in health, natural sciences, engineering, humanities and social sciences.
"The Vanier CGS allowed me to build better connections in the community, ensuring my research is meaningful, relevant and useful."
The program provides Canadian and international doctoral students with highly prestigious scholarships valued at $50,000 per year for three years.
"The Vanier CGS gave me the financial freedom to focus exclusively on my research and leadership activities."
Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must be nominated by the Canadian university to which they are applying for doctoral studies.
International students are advised to contact the Canadian university where they plan to study as early as possible. Students should indicate their interest in this scholarship to departmental faculty or to the university's graduate studies office. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive merit review process.
"The Vanier CGS created the best possible beginning for my academic career. It provided wonderful opportunities for communicating my research and networking with eminent scientists."
Successful applicants will be selected on the basis of three criteria:
- academic excellence, as indicated by past academic performance, awards and distinctions
- research potential, as demonstrated by research history and the quality of the research proposal
- leadership potential and ability, as demonstrated by personal achievement, involvement in academic and community life, or civic engagement
To find out more, visit Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
For more information on studying in Canada as well as on other international scholarship opportunities, visit Education au/in Canada.
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