Vanier Doctoral Scholarships Due September 27, 2013 (Expired)

Vanier Doctoral Scholarship


The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their studies at Canadian universities. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields.

The Vanier CGS program reaffirms Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and education.

Area(s) of Study:     Unrestricted

Value:     $50,000 per year for up to three years


To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

  •     be nominated by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation;
  •     intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time graduate studies and research at an eligible Canadian university at the doctoral level in the social sciences or humanities (where combined MA/PhD programs may also be eligible), the natural sciences or engineering, or a health-related field (where combined MD/PhD programs may also be eligible)
  •     not intend to pursue a degree program that combines undergraduate and graduate degrees
  •     have completed between zero and 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1 following the announcement of results
  •     be seeking financial support to pursue your first doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD)
  •     have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent and
  •     not have already received a scholarshp or fellowship from SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR to undertake or complete a doctoral degree or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD.

Student Status: Full-time

Citizenship: Canadian or International

For details see:

Without exception, all applications must be completed on ResearchNet.

Students are to print a copy of their application form from ResearchNet and submit it to their Academic Unit (Department Head).
Deadline:     Friday, September 27 (to your Academic Unit)

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