The Vanier Graduate Scholarship Program stands as a beacon of opportunity for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Canada. With its commitment to fully funded scholarships at more than 50 universities across the nation, this program has transformed the lives of countless individuals.
This initiative is a testament to Canada’s dedication to fostering academic excellence and attracting bright minds from around the world. The program’s holistic approach not only covers tuition fees but also offers financial support for living expenses, making it an ideal choice for students seeking comprehensive assistance during their academic journey.
- Candidates must secure acceptance from a Canadian Institute with a Vanier scholars quota. To achieve this, interested individuals should establish contact with professors in advance and obtain an acceptance letter from them.
- Once nominated, candidates proceed to apply to their respective institutes.
- The prestigious scholarship holds a value of $50,000 annually for a three-year period during doctoral studies.
- Note that the funding is applicable only to the Ph.D. segment of joint graduate research programs.
To be eligible, candidates must meet the following criteria:
- Canadian citizenship or international student status is required for applying candidates.
- Nominations are exclusive to a single Canadian university with a Vanier CGS quota.
- Pursuit of the first doctoral degree is mandatory.
- Intended commencement of doctoral or joint graduate research programs (MD/PhD, DVM/Ph.D., MBA/Ph.D.) in the upcoming summer semester or the subsequent year after results are announced.
- Attainment of a first-class distinction in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent.
- The absence of a Ph.D. scholarship or fellowship from NSERC, CIHR, or SSHRC is essential.
- Candidates need to verify the submission deadline with their nominating institutions.
- For nominating universities, the deadline is November 1, 2023 (20:00 EDT).
This exceptional opportunity awaits talented graduates to seize the chance and apply for the scholarship. Click on the provided link to join the Vanier CGS 2024/25 cohort.
Official Link: https://vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html