Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Visa | 2018 Free Vanier CGS Visa

Filed in Travels and Visa by on October 11, 2018

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Visa (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

 

Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually; A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

Value: $50,000 per year

Subject(s) Offered: Scholarships are provided to study any one of the courses offered by the Canadian universities.

Duration: 3 years (non-renewable)

Scholarships are distributed equally among the three donor agencies:

  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Eligibility 

To be considered for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Visa, you must:

  • Not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2018 (see calculating months of doctoral studies below);
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS.
  • Must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree
  • Intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral studies and research at the nominating institution

NOTE

Nominations that do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be considered

How to Apply for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Visa

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