The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship or Vanier CGS scholarship program was created by the Government of Canada with the intention of supporting Canadian and international doctoral students in a program that will help to expand the research capacity of Canada.
can participate in these grants students who have any of the following nationalities: Argentines, Bolivians, Brazilians, Chileans, Colombians, Rican, Cuban, Ecuadorians, Salvadorans, Spaniards, Guatemalans, Hondurans, Mexicans, Nicaraguans, Panamanians, Paraguayans, Peruvians, Portuguese, portoricenses, Dominicans, Uruguayans and Venezuelans.
scholarship is administered by three institutions: Canadian Instutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).
this scholarship program is aimed at students of academic excellence, capacity for leadership and any nationality, wishing to conduct a PhD from full-time in the areas of social sciences and Humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health in Canada.
scholarship application is done through the University that want to complete their doctoral studies.
scholarship consists of a cash prize of 50,000 Canadian dollars annually for up to three years.
applicants must be
have any nationality.
Be nominated by a higher education institution Canadian (which have previously sent their scholarship application).
Register as full-time students at the Canadian institution who nominate them, as doctoral students in any of the areas of the programme.
They may not pursue studies combining undergraduate and graduate level.
Have not completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies.
Be great students.
Have adequate knowledge of English or French.
candidates should follow the following steps:
contact at the University in which want to carry out their studies and who should nominate him.
Complete the form application, which will be sent by the University.
must be present:
online application form.
List of activities and achievements in any of the categories specified in the call to (check carefully).
Written in it to indicate the impact of its activities and achievements, and how they make it a potential candidate for the scholarship.
Letters of reference, according to the announcement.
Letter of nomination from the host University, highlighting his leadership qualities.
all documents must be delivered in English or French. The call usually closes at the beginning of November each year.