Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Friday, September 23, 2022 - 5:00pm

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/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. Canadian and international students pursuing their first PhD are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years. Canadian institutions have a limited amount of applications they can nominate for a scholarship each year.

For 2022/2023 UNBC has the following allocations remaining:


CIHR (1) 


UNBC’s internal deadline: September 23, 2022 (5:00pm)

Please note ALL application components, including reference and referee letters, are to be submitted by the internal deadline as they are needed for the internal review process.

Institutions must forward their selected nominations to the Vanier CGS program by November 1st, 2022 (8:00 pm EDT)

Contact Information

Crystal Carpenter

Scholarships, Awards & Internal Grants Officer

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