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Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships For International Students 2023-2024

Applications are open to apply for the Vanier Scholarship in Canada for international students. Funded by the government of Canada, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) helps brilliant students from all over the world to pursue their research studies in Canada. Both domestic students and international students can apply for Vanier Scholarship. This is a Fully Funded Scholarship opportunity to Masters Leading to PhD and PhD. University of Fraser Valley is also offering fully funded scholarships for international students.

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 establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health.

Each year up to 166 scholarships are awarded under Vanier Scholarship. The duration of this scholarship is 3 years which non renewable. You have to inform to your department at one of the partner universities and then they will nominate you or the institution will nominate the suitable candidate. Are you from one of the French speaking countries! then apply for Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program For La Francophone Countries

Vanier Scholarship Details:

  • Host Organization: Canadian Government (Vanier-Banting Secretariat)
  • Course Level: Master’s leading to PhD and PhD
  • Eligible Region: Open for All Countries
  • Category: Scholarship
  • Country: Canada
  • Deadline: November 1, 2023

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Field of Study under Vanier Scholarship

Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:

  • Health Research Area reviewed by Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural sciences and/or engineering reviewed by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Social sciences and humanities reviewed by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Montreal University Scholarships is an amazing opportunity for international students to study in Canada.

List of Universities under Vanier Scholarship

First you have to seek your nomination from the by a Canadian institute with quota. Following are the List of universities under Vanier scholarship with quota

UniversitiesOfficial Link
Acadia UniversityAcadia University
Algoma UniversityAlgoma University
Athabasca UniversityAthabasca University
Bishop’s UniversityBishop’s University
Brandon UniversityBrandon University
Brandon UniversityBrandon University
Brescia University CollegeBrescia University College
Brock UniversityBrock University
Campion CollegeCampion College
Canadian Mennonite UniversityCanadian Mennonite University
Canadian Mennonite UniversityCanadian Mennonite University
Cape Breton UniversityCape Breton University
Capilano UniversityCapilano University
Carleton UniversityCarleton University
Concordia UniversityConcordia University
Concordia University of EdmontonConcordia University of Edmonton
Dalhousie UniversityDalhousie University
École de technologie supérieureÉcole de technologie supérieure
École nationale d’administration publiqueÉcole nationale d’administration publique
Emily Carr University of Art + DesignEmily Carr University of Art + Design
First Nations University of CanadaFirst Nations University of Canada
HEC MontréalHEC Montréal
Huron University CollegeHuron University College
Institut national de la recherche scientifiqueInstitut national de la recherche scientifique
King’s University (The)King’s University (The)
King’s University College at Western UniversityKing’s University College at Western University
Kwantlen Polytechnic UniversityKwantlen Polytechnic University
Lakehead UniversityLakehead University
Laurentian UniversityLaurentian University
Luther CollegeLuther College
MacEwan UniversityMacEwan University
McGill UniversityMcGill University
McMaster UniversityMcMaster University
Memorial UniversityMemorial University
Mount Allison UniversityMount Allison University
Mount Royal UniversityMount Royal University
Mount Saint Vincent UniversityMount Saint Vincent University
Nipissing UniversityNipissing University
NSCAD UniversityNSCAD University
OCAD UniversityOCAD University
Ontario Tech UniversityOntario Tech University
Polytechnique MontréalPolytechnique Montréal
Queen’s UniversityQueen’s University
Redeemer UniversityRedeemer University
Royal Military College of CanadaRoyal Military College of Canada
Royal Roads UniversityRoyal Roads University
Saint Mary’s UniversitySaint Mary’s University
Simon Fraser UniversitySimon Fraser University
St. Francis Xavier UniversitySt. Francis Xavier University
St. Jerome’s UniversitySt. Jerome’s University
St. Paul’s CollegeSt. Paul’s College
St. Paul’s CollegeSt. Paul’s College
St. Thomas More CollegeSt. Thomas More College
St. Thomas UniversitySt. Thomas University
Thompson Rivers UniversityThompson Rivers University
Toronto Metropolitan UniversityToronto Metropolitan University
Trent UniversityTrent University
Trinity Western UniversityTrinity Western University
Université de MonctonUniversité de Moncton
Université de MontréalUniversité de Montréal
Université de Saint-BonifaceUniversité de Saint-Boniface
Université de SherbrookeUniversité de Sherbrooke
Université du QuébecUniversité du Québec
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)
Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR)
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)
Université du Québec en OutaouaisUniversité du Québec en Outaouais
Université LavalUniversité Laval
Université Sainte-AnneUniversité Sainte-Anne
Université TÉLUQUniversité TÉLUQ
University of AlbertaUniversity of Alberta
University of British Columbia (The)University of British Columbia (The)
University of CalgaryUniversity of Calgary
University of GuelphUniversity of Guelph
University of King’s CollegeUniversity of King’s College
University of LethbridgeUniversity of Lethbridge
University of ManitobaUniversity of Manitoba
University of New BrunswickUniversity of New Brunswick
University of Northern British ColumbiaUniversity of Northern British Columbia
University of OttawaUniversity of Ottawa
University of Prince Edward IslandUniversity of Prince Edward Island
University of ReginaUniversity of Regina
University of SaskatchewanUniversity of Saskatchewan
University of St. Michael’s CollegeUniversity of St. Michael’s College
University of SudburyUniversity of Sudbury
University of the Fraser ValleyUniversity of the Fraser Valley
University of TorontoUniversity of Toronto
University of Trinity CollegeUniversity of Trinity College
University of VictoriaUniversity of Victoria
University of WaterlooUniversity of Waterloo
University of WindsorUniversity of Windsor
University of Winnipeg (The)University of Winnipeg (The)
Vancouver Island UniversityVancouver Island University
Victoria UniversityVictoria University
Western UniversityWestern University
Wilfrid Laurier UniversityWilfrid Laurier University
York UniversityYork University
Vanier scholarship universities list

Benefits of Vanier Scholarship(CGS)

  • $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies.

Looking for scholarships in USA? Knight Hennessy Scholarship Program by Stanford University in the USA

Documents Required

Following documents are needed to apply for Vanier Scholarship in Canada,

  • ResearchNet application
  • Academic Transcripts
  • CV
  • Research Contributions (1 page max)
  • Two Leadership Reference Letter (2 pages max)
  • A Personal Leadership Statement (2 pages max)
  • A Research Proposal (2 pages max)
  • Project Rederence (5 pages max)

Requirements & Eligibility Criteria

  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible.
  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quota
  • Must be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD.
  • Must of English Language Proficient.
  • Interested candidate must have a research project experience

Also apply for this opportunity in Canada McCall MacBain Scholarship for International Students

How to Apply for Vanier Scholarship

  • Apply to a Canadian institution with vanier CGS quota.
  • Candidates must then inform the institution that they wish to be considered for a Vanier CGS.
  • Either student informs the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of their intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program or institution initiates the nomination process by contacting the desired candidate.
  • Candidates have to Create a Canadian Common CV (CVV) and link it to the ResearchNet.
  • Complete your ResearchNet application by providing all necessary documents.

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  1. Dear sir,
    My name is Rania (female) I hold a master’s in Civil engineering science- structural department and my research was in the impact of external hazard on the power plants
    I am looking for scholarship opportunity to complete my PhD in the same major or others . I hope that you can help me to get through
    Thanks and best regards

  2. Dear SiR,
    My name is Ahmad. I am looking for scholarships in Canada for Undergraduate program. I hope you can help to get scholarship.

  3. I want to know about this scholarship for me .. I have done graduation in environment science from I eligible for this ?

  4. Hi This is me Ihtisham Ullah from Pakistan.
    I have done my PhD from Malayisa. Now I am looking for PostDoc Scholarship. I hope you can help me to get scholarship?

  5. hi.
    this is abubar from pakistan.i have done 3 years diploma of associate engineer in civil technology.
    now i am looking for bachlor degree in civil engineering,


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