Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022 – 2023 (Fully Funded, $50,000 per Annum)

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022 - 2023 (Fully Funded, $50,000 per Annum)

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022 – 2023 (Fully Funded, $50,000 per Annum)

The Government of Canada is currently calling on highly intellectual students from all Nations who wishes to take up or further their academic pursuit in the country to make use of the opportunity by enrolling in their ongoing Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for the 2022-2023 academic session.

The scholarship programme have been termed as one of the biggest PhD scholarship program in the country and fully funded by the Government. The award is valued at about $50,000 for 3 years, and other benefits which includes stipends and allowances to enable the candidate to have a decent study duration in the country. The programme encompasses three equally weighted selection criteria: Academic Excellence, Research Potential, and Leadership.

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships which is often shorten as Vanier CGS have been in existence since 2008 and was formed by the Government of Canada to attract high intellectual and to retain world-class doctoral students, thus improving the country’s educational system, and making the nation one of the best research centers and higher learning in the world.. 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.

SEE ALSO: MSc Entrance Scholarships 2022 at HEC Montréal, Canada

Scholarship summary:

Scholarship Sponsor(s): The Government of Canada.

Scholarship Type: Fully Funded Scholarships

Host Institution(s): Universities/institutions in Canada.

Scholarship Worth/Value: $50,000 per year for 3 years

Number of Awards: Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually

Study level: Postgraduate (PhD)

Subject Eligibility: See eligible Areas of Research (below).

Nationality: All Nationalities

Requirements, eligibility and Selection Criteria for the 2022 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships;

The Selection Criteria for the Government of Canada Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships is based on:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Research Potential
  • Leadership (potential and demonstrated ability)


  • Canadian citizens
  • Permanent residents of Canada
  • Foreign citizens

Areas of research:

More eligibility information can be found at:

SEE ALSO: Goodman Entrance Scholarships 2022 at Brock University in Canada

Application Process for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022-2023;

Interested applicants who meets the above criteria for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022/23 are to note that scholarships usually will follow a nominating process. Candidates must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a quota (i.e., a predetermined number of applications that can be put forward to the national competition) to host Vanier scholars. Candidates should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study. Interested candidates should: Check how to be nominated

Application Timelines:

July – November 2022: Applicants seek a nominating institution, prepare and submit application package.

Internal Deadline (varies): Deadline to submit application to the nominating institution. Contact nominating institution for specific date.

November 2, 2022 (20:00 EST): Deadline for institutions to submit nominations to the Vanier CGS program.

November 2022 – March 2023: Review and evaluation of nominations.

Early April 2023: Anticipated notification of results. Nominees will be notified by email when the results are available on ResearchNet.

May 1, 2023, September 1, 2023 or January 1, 2024: Payments begin.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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