Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship | How to Apply

The application for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is now open for both Canadian and international students. This is a fully-funded scholarship program for Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

The Vernier Canada Graduate Scholarship is for Masters leading to Ph.D. The scholarship is open for international students and provides about 166 scholarships for the range of masters leading to Ph.D. at different universities in Canada.

Its aim is to produce academically sound young professionals from around the world.

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship – More Details

More details about this scholarship program are given below

Host Country: Canada

Host University: Different universities in Canada.

Scholarship Offered By CIHR/NSERC/SSHRC under the Canadian Government.

Degree Level: Masters leading to Ph.D. and Ph.D. in all fields


The benefits of having this scholarship are;

  1. $50,000 per year which will cover the University fees, accommodation, and other expenses
  2. Funds will be offered for 3 years.

Programs offered

  1. Health research
  2. Natural sciences
  3. Social sciences
  4. Humanities research
  5. Engineering research

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria;

Eligible Countries

  1. Canadian Citizens
  2. Permanent residents of Canada
  3. Foreign citizens

Other Criteria

To apply for this scholarship, you must have done IELTS/TOEFL exams.

How to Apply

  1. First, you have to apply to universities that have slots for the Vernier Scholarships.
  2. The deadline varies with the particular university, so you will have to check the deadline of the university you are applying for.
  3. You can only apply to one university for Vanier, this university will conduct an evaluation on your profile and recommend you to Vanier.
  4. After then, Vanier will make the final selection.

How to complete a CGS Vanier Application

  1. Confirm your eligibility for the program
  2. Contact your desired nominating institution
  3. Inform the faculty of graduate studies at that institution to apply for the Vanier CGS program.
  4. Register for a Canadian common CV (CVV) and researchNet Accounts
  5. Create a CVV and link to the ResearchNet application.
  6. Start a ResearchNet application
  7. Identify an area of research.

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