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2015 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program

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Application Deadline: November 2015

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (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 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.

Scope

Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annuallyFootnote 1;
A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

Value

$50,000 per year

Duration

3 years (non-renewable)

Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:

Features

The Vanier CGS program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both 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.

Timelines

July – November Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit application package.
Internal Deadline Deadline to submit application to the nominating institution. Contact nominating institution for specific date.
November 4, 2015 (20:00 ET) Deadline for institutions to submit nominations to the Vanier CGS program.
November 2015 – March 2016 Review and evaluation of nominations.
March 31, 2016 Results released.
May 1, 2016, September 1, 2016 or January 1, 2017 Payments begin.

 

 

 

For More Information:

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