Scholarships

VANIER CANADA GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS (VANIER CGS): $50,000 per year

Application Timeline: before 3 Nov 2020 |

Scholarship Level: combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD |

Course starts : May/Sept 2021 |

Scholarship Value: Full Scholarship |

Number of Scholarships : 166 scholarships |

Host Institution:

Canadian Universities |

Who can Apply?

Foreign Citizens and Canadian citizens

Eligibility:

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:

• be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota;

• be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint undergraduate/graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;

• have completed no more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of 1 May 2021

• have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program, by 1 May 2021 if enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants that fall into this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program; or

• have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by 1 May 2021 if accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (no time spent in a Master’s program); or

• have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program by 1 May 2021 if accelerated from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.

• have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average; and

• must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.

Application Process:

Visit Official Scholarship Website: https://vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html

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