2017-2018 Vanier deadline approaching

Jun 22nd, 2017

Susan Flanagan

2017-2018 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships Competition
2017-2018 Vanier deadline approaching

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program attracts and retains world-class doctoral students to Canadian universities by supporting individuals who demonstrate strong leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in health, natural sciences, engineering, humanities and social sciences.

The program provides Canadian and international doctoral students with highly prestigious scholarships valued at $50,000 per year for three years.

Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must be nominated by the Canadian university to which they are applying for doctoral studies.

International students are advised to contact the Canadian university where they plan to study as early as possible. Students should indicate their interest in this scholarship to departmental faculty or to the university’s graduate studies office. The scholarships are awarded on the basis of a competitive merit review process.

Successful applicants will be selected onthe basis of three criteria:


  • academic excellence, as indicated by past academic performance, awards and distinctions;
  • research potential, as demonstrated by research history and the quality of the research proposal; and
  • leadership potential and ability, as demonstrated by personal achievement, involvement in academic and community life, or civic engagement.


The nomination deadline is November 1, 2017 at 20:00 ET.Please note that institutions may have internal deadlines.

For more information on the program and how to apply, visit http://www.vanier.gc.ca/.



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