Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)-2023

Scholarship Description:
Under Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)-2023 applications are being invited from eligible candidates. International Students are eligible to apply for this program. The scholarship allows PhD level programm(s) in the field of  Health research, engineering research, humanities research, Social Sciences taught at Canada Universities . Interested candidates may apply for the scholarship as per set deadline. The application deadline is 01/11/2022

Subjects offered and Degree Programs:
You can apply for  Health research, engineering research, humanities research, Social Sciences taught at Canada Universities

Funded by: Canada Universities.

Scholarship Description:

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.  The scholarships are towards a doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).

Canadian Universities with Vanier CGS allocation. Without exception, the Vanier CGS is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.

Degree Level:

Graduate Scholarship.

Available Subjects:

Health research,  natural sciences, engineering research, social sciences , humanities research.

Scholarships Benefits:

The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.

Eligible Nationalities:

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you 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;

• have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of 1 May 2023

• have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program, by 1 May 2023 if:

  • enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants that fall into this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program; or
  • accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (no time spent in a Master’s program); or
  • accelerated from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.

• 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 Procedure

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian Institution with a quota at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier CGS program.

Applications are initiated in one of two ways. Either the student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program OR the institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.

Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the nominating institution by their internal deadline using the ResearchNet application system.  The nominating institution then forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat) by 1 November 2022.

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