Canadian Government Vanier Graduate Scholarship Awards for International Students 2022

Dates of Closure: November 1, 2022

Hurray! The Vanier Graduate Scholarship Awards are being made available by the Canadian Government to all outstanding overseas students for the 2022–2023 school year.

Studying in Canada offers students the chance to attend top-tier colleges as well as the chance to apply for permanent residency once they have finished their studies.

About The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Award program supports students who exhibit both strong leadership qualities and a high level of academic achievement while pursuing graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, the natural sciences, and/or engineering and health. Its goal is to draw in and keep top-tier doctoral students.

The Major-General Georges P. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program aids Canadian universities in drawing in bright, outspoken doctorate candidates by honoring the first Francophone Governor General of Canada.

Be nominated by the institution where they wish to further their studies and fulfill the following requirements
Academic Excellence, Potential for Research, and Leadership and demonstrated ability)

Scholarship length and benefits
The Scholarship has a three-year value of $50,000 each year (non-renewable)
The three government organizations that provide grants are split evenly.

Institutes of Health Research in Canada (CIHR)

Council for Research in Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSERC)

Council for Research in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHRC)

Entry Method:

Candidates must have their desired institution nominate them. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program does not accept direct applications.

Step 1: Look up Canadian institutions on the Universities Canada website before starting your application. We advise extensively investigating the programs of interest in which you would like to pursue your doctorate as well as potential supervisors for your planned study by reading each university’s own website.

Step 2: Check the Vanier CGS quota page to see if your desired college has a quota for the application year.

Essential Documents

Candidates must be prepared to submit the following paperwork in order to apply:

An application for ResearchNet (includes two letters of reference, each with three sections)
A CCV (limited entries; for details, please visit Finishing the Common CV (CCV))
Scientific contributions (maximum one page)
A Statement of Personal Leadership (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)
Special Situations (maximum 0.5 page, optional)
Two recommendation letters for leadership (maximum 2 pages)
A proposal for research (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)
Sources for the Project (maximum 5 pages)
Authentic transcripts
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