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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Scholarship Title

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS).

 

Organizers

 

Named after Major-General Georges P. Vanier, the first francophone Governor General of Canada, 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. The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both 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.

Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:

 

Eligibility

 

To be considered for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizens, permanent resident of Canada or a foreign citizens to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.
  • Be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  • Be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint 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 joint 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 research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; For joint graduate research program, only the PhD portion of a joint graduate research program is eligible for funding.
  • Have completed no more than 20 months of full-time study in their doctoral program;
    • The doctoral program would begin after the completion of a Master’s degree. The months of study completed are calculated from the doctoral enrolment date.
  • Have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program (i.e. joint graduate research program, fast-track, accelerated) if:
    • Enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants in this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program:
      • The months of study are calculated starting from the date on which an applicant is officially registered in the joint program (including the Master’s portion of the program).
    • Accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (not previously enrolled in a Master’s program);
      • The months of study completed are calculated from the doctoral enrolment date.
    • Accelerated (Fast-track) from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.
      • The months of study completed are calculated from the original Master’s enrolment date.
    • 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;
    • Must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHRNSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral program.

 

Funding

 

The scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies. A Vanier CGS may be held by students who are registered part-time because of a disability or family responsibilities. For eligible part-time students, the Vanier CGS will be equivalent to full-time funding spread over a longer period of time.

 

Institution

 

The institutions in this category are those that must have received a Vanier CGS quota.

Note: The term “quota” refers to the maximum number of nominations an institution can forward to the national competition.

 

Requirement

 

  1. In ResearchNet, complete all tasks listed for the Vanier CGS application.
  2. Preview the Full Application Package version of your application in ResearchNet, using the “Preview Application Materials” task, to ensure that your application is complete.
  3. Print the entire application.
  4. Save the PDF version of the entire, completed application.
  5. Submit the completed electronic application through ResearchNet by completing the “Consent and Submit Application” task.

Note: The nominating institution cannot accept your application until you complete this task.

  1. For technical help, call1-888-603-4178 or 613-954-1968 or email support-soutien@cihr-irsc.gc.ca from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  2. For program-related help, contactvanier@cihr-irsc.gc.ca.

 

Application Period

 

This scholarship application period is currently closed at the moment, when it opens it would be updated on our blog.

 

Application Process

 

  1. Applications are initiated in one of two ways. Either:
    1. The student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program.
    2. The institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.
  2. Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the nominating institution by their internal deadline (set in ResearchNet by the nominating institution) using the ResearchNet application system.
  3. The nominating institution performs the internal candidate selection process.
  4. The nominating institution forwards recommended nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat (the Secretariat).
  5. The Secretariat coordinates the review process.
  6. The Secretariat presents the recommendations to the Tri-Agency Programs (TAP) Steering Committee.
  7. The TAP Steering Committee endorses and approves final decisions for the Vanier CGS program.
  8. Nominated candidates are notified of the competition results.

 

 

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We would like to make clear the fact that this is not the official scholarship page or website, and we are not in any way partnering or affiliated to the scholarship body and their partner institutions. This is but a carefully constructed summary of the most essential information about the scholarship, together with necessary application links and contact. In as much as we can assure 90% accuracy of the details we provide concerning this scholarship, we still advise that you do your due diligence as an applicant.

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