Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Program 2022: Apply by 2nd November

Applications are invited for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Program 2022.

About the Scholarship

The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada’s ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and set up Canada as a world center of excellence in research and higher learning.

Vanier Scholars show leadership abilities and an excessive standard of scholarly achievement in graduate research in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences, and/or engineering and health.

No. of Scholarships
  • Up to 166 scholarships are awarded yearly.
  • A complete of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.

3 years (non-renewable)



  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

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

In preparing their application bundle, students should seek the advice of the selection criteria as outlined within the selection committee guide.

Scholarship Value

Valued at $50,000 per year for 3 years throughout doctoral research.

Application Details:

Interested candidates can apply for the scholarship by this link.

Important Dates
July – November 2021 Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit the application form.
Internal Deadline (varies) Deadline to apply to the nominating institution. Contact the nominating institution for a specific date.
November 2, 2021 (20:00 EST) Deadline for institutions to submit nominations to the Vanier CGS program.
November 2021 – March 2022 Review and evaluation of nominations.
Early April 2022 Anticipated notification of results. Nominees will probably be notified by e-mail when the results can be found on ResearchNet.
May 1, 2022, September 1, 2022, or January 1, 2023 Payments start.
Click here to view the official notification for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Program 2022.

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