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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships by Canada Government, 2019

Applications are invited from International students and Canada citizens for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships  2019. This scheme was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.



Host Institution

Canadian Universities with Vanier CGS allocations

Field of study

PhD programmes (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) in health research; natural sciences and/or engineering research; and social sciences and/or humanities research

Target group

Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.

Scholarship value

The scholarships is worth $50,000 per year for three years.



Eligibility for the Scholarship

To be considered for a Vanier CGS,

  1.  you must be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;
  2. you have to be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/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 combined degree is eligible for funding;
  3. intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
  4. not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2020
  5. you must not have a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Deadline: 6th November 2019

Application Link: http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

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