Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) 2021-2022 For Doctoral Study

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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 CGS Doctoral Scholarship

  • Type: Postgraduate
  • Organisation: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS)
  • Country to study: Canada
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: November 3, 2021

Aim and Benefits of Vanier CGS Doctoral Scholarship

 $50,000 annually for three years.

Requirements for Vanier CGS Doctoral Scholarship Qualification

 Open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign students pursuing a doctoral degree at eligible Canadian universities

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, candidate must:

  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  • be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  • not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2021;
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average; and
  • must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Application Deadline

November 3, 2021

How to Apply

 Candidates must be nominated by the university at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program.

For more details, visit Vanier CGS website


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