Canadian government Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International postgraduate students 2021/2022

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021
Key details
  • Host: Canadian Government
  • Open to: All nationals
  • Target: Graduates
  • Deadline: Not specified

Applications for the 2021/2022 Canadian Government Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for International Postgraduate Students are ongoing.

About the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program was established by the Canadian government in 2008 to increase Canada’s ability to attract and maintain world-class doctoral students, as well as to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in

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research and higher education. In graduate studies of social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering, and health, Vanier Scholars display leadership capabilities and high quality of scholarly success.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships applicant must ensure the following:

  • Applicants must possess:
    • Academic Excellence
    • Research Potential
    • Leadership (potential and demonstrated ability)


  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

More eligibility information available:

  • The scholarship is valued at $50,000 each year per awardee for three years during doctoral studies.

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Application Procedure

Applicants for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021/22 should be aware that the scholarship requires a nomination process. Applicants must be nominated by a Canadian institution that has a quota for hosting Vanier scholars (i.e., a set number of applications that can be submitted to the national competition). Only the institution where the candidate wants to study should nominate them.

Those that are interested should click the button below to know how to be nominated:

Application Timelines:

July – November 2021: Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit application package.

Internal Deadline (varies): Deadline to submit application to the nominating institution. Contact nominating institution for specific date.

November 2, 2021 (20:00 EST): Deadline for institutions to submit nominations to the Vanier CGS program.

November 2021 – March 2022: Review and evaluation of nominations.

Early April 2022: Anticipated notification of results. Nominees will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.

May 1, 2022, September 1, 2022 or January 1, 2023: Payments begin.

For more inforation visit the official website of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

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