Appendix A – Methodology for updating Vanier Quotas to institutions


The methodology used to obtain the 2018-19 to 2020-21 Vanier Quotas to institutions is the following:

Floating Quotas

The number of Vanier CGS quotas is calculated over a three year period. Annual quotas are determined by dividing the total number of quotas by three. The remaining quotas which do not divide evenly by three are considered “floating quotas” and can be used in any year within the three year period. Note that floating quotas will by default be included in the current competition however these will only be applied in instances where the number of nominations exceeds the number of quotas for that given year. The following examples describe how annual targets were calculated within the three year quota period:

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