Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship for Doctoral Students.

Deadline: October 31, 2018.

The Vanier Canadian Graduate Scholarship was launched by the Canadian Government 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 Learning.


Degree Level: PhD

Place of Study: Canada

Areas of Research:

  • Health Research
  • Natural Sciences and / or Engineering Research
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research

Value: $50, 000 per year.

Duration: 3 years (non-renewable) 


  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Number of Scholarships: 166

Eligible Countries: All


  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to apply
  • Doctoral awards are tenable only in degree programs that have a significant research component. The research component must be a requirement for completion of the program, and is considered to be significant original, autonomous research that leads to the completion of a dissertation, major scholarly publication, performance, recital and/or exhibit that is merit reviewed at the institutional level. Clinically-oriented programs of study, including clinical psychology, are also eligible programs if they have a significant research component, as described above.

Note: ResearchNet will only allow the creation of one application per applicant. Applicants should only seek a nomination from the institution at which they want to study and are advised to discuss their decision with the nominating institution before they submit the application through ResearchNet

Selection Criteria:

How to Apply: Candidates most be nominated by the university at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program. 


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