Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships announced

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The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years.

The application is completed online on ResearchNet:

UBC Vanier application deadline: 12 noon (PT - Vancouver time) on Thursday, August 29 2024
Graduate program nomination deadline: 4:00 pm PT on Tuesday, September 17 2024

Also note the following:

  • Per changes to Tri-Agency award values announced in June 2024, the Vanier CGS program is expected to continue under its current parameters of $50,000 per year for this competition year. Further information on the future of the program will be shared as it becomes available.
    For more information, including eligibility requirements, application procedures, and nomination procedures, please visit our Vanier webpage:
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:  The Vanier CGS program encourages equity, diversity and inclusion, as part of the Tri-Agency’s broader commitment to excellence in research and research training in Canada. Resources for applicants, institutions, referees and the selection committees are available at: Applicants are encouraged to review the resources before they begin writing their application.
  • Self-Identification of Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Métis) Applicants: Additional funding allocations may be made available to the University to accommodate applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Metis). Applicants who choose to self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Metis) should complete the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) Voluntary Self Identification Form ( and upload it within their application.
  • Academics and Student Development

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