Call for the application for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Program 2021/2022
- Application Deadline: November 2, 2021 (20:00 EDT).
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.
- Canadian citizens
- Permanent residents of Canada
- Foreign citizens
- Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually;
- A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.
- $50,000 per year
3 years (non-renewable)
Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota* to host Vanier scholars. Candidates should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study.
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