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At a glance

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

  • Valued at $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies
  • Considers three equally weighted evaluation criteria: academic excellence, research potential, and leadership

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Next important date

Institutional nomination deadline for the 2016-2017 competition: November 2, 2016; 20:00 ET

Nomination process

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian Institution with a quota at which they want to study.

How to be nominated



  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering research
  • Social sciences and/or humanities research

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