The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program is now accepting applications. Please review the program description for more information or to apply at
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their studies at Canadian universities. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian 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 Vanier CGS program reaffirms Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and education.

Application deadline
Without exception, all nominations from Canadian universities must be submitted via ResearchNet and received by the federal research granting agencies by November 6, 2009. Late or incomplete nominations will not be considered.

Notification of decision
The federal granting agencies will notify, by mail, universities and their nominated students of the competition results in March 2010. The agencies will not provide results by telephone or email. Nominated students may also obtain their result from the faculty of graduate studies at their nominating university.

The names of Vanier CGS recipients and other basic award information will be published on the Vanier website. For more on the posting of and access to information, please refer to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

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