Get your institution to nominate you for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program 2021 for a chance to pursue a doctoral study in Canada with the costs covered.
If you are selected, you will join the ranks of world-class Vanier Scholars with leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement, receive word-class education in your area of research/study and receive funding for the duration of the doctoral study.
Application Deadline: November 3, 2020
elected candidates in the 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program receive:
Application is open to Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and foreign citizens.
To be considered for a Vanier CGS, Applicants must
As a requirement for completion of the program,
To hold the Vanier CGS, the candidate must:
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Launched by the Government of Canada in 2008, the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program is one of a group of special federal research capacity development programs intended to increase the supply of highly-qualified research personnel in Canada and brand Canada worldwide as a nation known for quality research and research training.
The program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students. It aims to solidify Canada’s capability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global center of excellence in research and higher learning.
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program helps Canada’s universities attract sought-after doctoral students from across Canada and around the world. These promising scholars help to create a dynamic and innovative environment within our institution campuses. Many will stay to pursue academic and professional careers in Canada, helping to foster innovation and creating future leaders.
The Vanier CGS program allows highly motivated and competitive students to realize their full potential and develop their careers. Upon completion of their award, Vanier Scholars will be well-positioned to contribute to the continued growth of Canada’s research capacity and the country’s economic and social prosperity.
Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually and a total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.
Nominees will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.
May 1, 2021, September 1, 2021, or January 1, 2022: Payments begin.
The internal candidate selection process is conducted by the nominating institution.
The nominating institution forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat) by the deadline for applications.
The Secretariat coordinates the review process. Afterward, the Secretariat presents the recommendations to the Tri-Agency Programs (TAP) Steering Committee.
The TAP Steering Committee endorses and approves final decisions for the Vanier CGS program.
Selection is based on 3 criteria:
Nominated candidates are notified of the competition results in April 2021
The scholarship program is jointly administrated by Vaniers and,
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