- The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program was introduced by the Canadian government in 2008 in an effort to draw in and keep top-tier PhD candidates and position Canada as a global hub of excellence in research and higher education. Vanier Scholars exhibit scholarly excellence and leadership qualities while pursuing graduate degrees in the social and humanities, sciences, engineering, or medicine.
Qualified doctoral students can pursue their postgraduate and research studies with the aid of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS). More than 20 Canadian universities are eligible for the scholarship program.
* Each year, about 166 Vanier CGS scholarships are given out to qualified students.
* Each year, recipients get a Vanier Graduate Scholarship of $50,000 CAD. The scholarship has a three-year renewal period. A particular university must submit the nomination of an eligible applicant for the Vanier CGS in order to study in Canada. Applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship are accepted starting in April and must be submitted by November. To complete the application process for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, candidates must submit a nomination package.
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program chooses its recipients based on their academic excellence, aptitude for research, and leadership ability.
the deadline for 2022-2023 is on 1st November, 2022
Government of Canada Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022/2023 is available to undertake Graduate level programs at Canada Universities.
Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.
- Sustainable Development
The government of Canada will award $50,000 per year to eligible students.
The candidate’s academic history and their demonstrated excellence in academic achievement throughout the course of their scholarly career.
Demonstrated by the candidate’s research history, his/her interest in discovery, the proposed research and its potential contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field, and any anticipated outcomes.
Reviewers should consider the sphere of influence of candidates relative to others along the following continuum of expanding impact:
- Research program
- Research community
- International research community
- Society at large
Consideration should be given to the candidate’s standards of research productivity, etc. for their level of experience/qualifications relative to their personal circumstances (applicant’s stage of study, lived experience and knowledge systems).
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.
Note: since eligibility, evaluation criteria and competition deadlines are different; applications submitted to Vanier CGS are not considered in agency-specific doctoral award competitions. You must apply to each program individually.
Candidates who are successful in both competitions will have to choose which award to accept.
see also:How to get a full scholarship