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At a glance

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

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Next important date

For Students: Consult nominating institution for submission deadline.
For nominating institutions: Deadline: October 31, 2018.

Nomination process

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota (i.e., a predetermined number of applications that can be put forward to the national competition)) to host Vanier scholars. Candidates should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study.

How to be nominated



  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

  • Health research
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering research
  • Social sciences and humanities research

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