The fully-funded Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) helps Canadian institutions attract highly qualified doctoral students.

Government of Canada grant funding

It is valued at $50.000 per year for three years during doctoral studies

What are the conditions for admission to the scholarship?

  • The student successfully passed the final master’s exam
  • التميز الأكاديمي
  • And the potential for distinguished research that can be achieved with great opportunity in the participating universities.
  • You have not completed more than 20 months of full-time study in a doctoral programme.
  • Joint graduate research programs with a professional degree (e.g., MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) as well as clinically oriented programs of study, including clinical psychology, are also eligible if they have a significant independent research component .

Candidates must be nominated by Canadian university With a quota to host students on a fully funded Government of Canada Scholarship. Candidates should only seek nomination from the institution where they want to study.

Research areas

  • Health research
  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering in all its specialties
  • Social and human sciences

ought to Candidates are nominated by the institution where they wish to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the program, meaning you must apply to the university you want to study at, and then ask the university to nominate you for the scholarship.

To be considered eligible for funding, candidates must have an average score of at least 3.1 on each of the three criteria.

As for the participating universities:

  • Athabasca University
  • Concordia University Edmonton
  • King's University (The)
  • MacEwan University
  • Mount Royal University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge
  • Athabasca University
  • ConcordiaUniversity of Edmonton
  • King's University (The)
  • MacEwan University
  • Mount Royal University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of calgary
  • University of Lethbridge