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Canada Vanier Graduate Scholarships | Study in Canada

Deadline: 1 November 2022.

The Vanier Canada scholarship is also known as the Canadian Government scholarship for graduate students. It was initiated by the government of Canada, named after Canadian soldier and first Governor-General Georges P. Vanier. 166 scholarships will be awarded this year to the highly talented, skilled and bright graduates who want to pursue higher education in Canada and conduct research that benefits humanity. The scholarship is open for all international students, Canadian citizens and permanent Canadian residents.

The scholarship is offered for Doctorate degree program, MA/PhD, MD/PhD or master’s leading to PhD. The duration of scholarship funding is 3 years; $ 50,000 will be awarded for three years of the PhD program. The scholarship program aims to select outstanding applicants with leadership qualities and demonstrate academic achievements in health-related science, social science and humanities, engineering or natural science. Applicants are selected for a graduate scholarship based on three basic criteria; these are academic excellence, leadership qualities and research potential.

The process to apply for this scholarship is a bit different; applicants cannot apply individually. They need to contact their research institute to make a nomination, or the institute can contact an individual to nominate them. The applicants are required to apply to the university and inform them about the Vanier scholarship nomination. 

Spotlight on scholars(list of 2021 scholars)

This is most prestigious and best scholarship provided by Government of Canada. So, don’t miss this amazing opportunity. Canada Vanier Scholarship will cover all the expenses to study Free in Canada.

The duration of this award is for three years. Hence, Masters leading to PhD required more funding after Masters. You can contact Professors for more funding or can apply for other scholarship opened in selected university.

Canada Vanier Graduate Scholarships Details

  • Provided by: Canadian Government
  • Degree level: Masters leading to PhD, PhD
  • Scholarship coverage: Fully Funded
  • Eligible nationality: Domestic & International
  • Award country: Canada
  • Deadline: 1 November 2022.

List of Research Topics:

Selected candidates under Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2023 have to research on these given topics:

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


List of Universities for Scholarship:

More than 50 best Universities are available under Canadian Graduate Scholarships. You can check the complete list by Clicking Here.

Canada Vanier Graduate Scholarships Benefits

Canada Vanier Graduate Scholarships 2022/23 in Canada will provide an amount of $50,000/Year to national and international students to Study Free in Canada. These funds are enough for all expenses until the completion of degree. This amount is enough for Living allowance of 1 person, and to give University Fees, Dormitory and other expenses to Study Free in Canada.

Canada Vanier Graduate Scholarships Eligibility

  • Citizens of Canada, Permanent residents of Canada and International applicant from other countries are eligible to apply.
  • A candidate must be committed to full-time studies.
  • English proficiency test is required by the Canadian University. (IELTS/TOEFL)
  • A candidate must have a research project experience
  • For more information about the Vainer CGS eligibility criteria, Click Here.

How to apply

  1. First of all confirm your eligibility for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships, then apply for a university mentioned in the Vanier Scholarship Universities list.
  2. After that, contact the faculty of graduate and inform about your interest in the Vanier Scholarship.
  3. Create a Canadian Common CV (CVV) and link it to the ResearchNet.
  4. Begin your ResearchNet application and fill the application according to the research interest.
  5. Visit the official website for further details.

Must Check Complete Application Process and Vainer Scholars 2021 before starting your application.

Nomination process

Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota* to host Vanier scholars. Candidates should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study.

*The term “quota” refers to the maximum number of nominations an institution can forward to the national competition.

How to be nominated

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