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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for Foreign Students, 2024

Value:
50,000
CAD
Deadline:
November 1, 2023

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.

Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

Type: PhD

Application Deadline: 1st November, 2023

Number of Awards: 166

Host InstitutionCanadian Universities

Value of Award: $50,000 per year

Award Period: 3 years

Area of Research:

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering
  • Social sciences and humanities

Eligible Countries:

  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Selection Criteria:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Research Potential
  • Leadership (potential and demonstrated ability)

Eligibility: Click here to view full eligibility details

How To Apply: A complete Vanier CGS application package includes:

  • ResearchNet application form (includes two letters of reference, each with three sections)
  • CCV (limited entries; please see Completing the Common CV (CCV) for complete information)
  • research contributions (maximum one page)
  • personal leadership statement (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)
  • special circumstances (maximum 1.0 page, optional)
  • two leadership letters of reference (maximum 2 pages)
  • research proposal (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)
  • project references (maximum 5 pages)
  • transcripts

Source: https://vanier.gc.ca

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