Vanier scholarships for doctoral studies in Canada

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The Vanier CGS or Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship scholarship program was created by the Government of Canada with the intention of supporting Canadian and international PhD students in a program that will help to expand the research capacity of Canada.

scholarship is administered by three institutions: Canadian Instutes of Health Research (CIHR), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

this scholarship program is aimed at students of academic excellence, leadership capacity of any nationality, wishing to conduct a doctorate 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 in which you want to perform their doctoral studies.

scholarship is a prize money of 50,000 Canadian dollars annually for up to three years.

applicants must

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 that nomine them, as PhD students in any of the areas of the programme.
Not may study that combine undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Have not completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies.
Be excellent students.
Have adequate knowledge of English or French.

the deadline for applications ends on November 6

candidates should follow the following steps:

contact to the University in which you want to carry out their studies and must nominate.
Fill out application, which will be sent by the University.

the selection criteria are:

academic excellence (qualifications, awards, etc.)
Research potential of the candidate (research, research project, potential benefits to Canada).
Leadership (potential and demonstrable, measured by their personal achievements, integration into academic life and his community, etc.)

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