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At a glance

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program helps Canada’s 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

Anticipated announcement of results: March 31st, 2016

Nomination process

Candidates must be nominated by the 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
  • Social sciences and/or humanities research

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