Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program is available for you to apply. It is a chance that you can show your skills and potential in areas of research as following:

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


  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Award: $50,000 per year

Duration: 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)


If you apply, you need to:

  • Meet the nationality specified
  • Get nominated by only one Canadian institution
  • Be continuing your first doctoral degree
  • Be willing to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral studies and research at the nominating institution
  • Not obtain a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from the institutions above

How to apply:

All the details can be found at Official Information page

Closing date: October 31, 2018

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