Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2024-2025 (Vanier CGS)

I just came across this amazing Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2024 and had to share it with you all with its complete application process because now this Vanier CGS 2024 is open for applications. And i am quite sure about it that you may never had heard of any Canadian Government scholarship which is available only for graduate students but now you can take advantage of CGS program which is named in honor of Georges P. Vanier, a renowned Canadian soldier and the country’s first Governor-General.

So therefore this Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) for the class of 2024-2025 session is an amazing academic opportunity for international students sponsored by Canadian government to provide them admissions in Canadian universities in various research fields. So if you are a potential candidate for this Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2024 then here is the complete details of this top ranked Canadian scholarship 2024:

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) Overview:

This year, Vanier CGS 2024 is giving away a whopping 166 PhD scholarships in Canada. So, if you’re passionate about starting your higher education in Canada and have a noval research idea that could make a difference then this might be your golden ticket to Canada for achieving your research objectives.

  • Canadian Host Institutions: Canadian Universities with a Vanier CGS allocation.
  • Study programmes: PhD programs (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD).
  • Research Areas: Health, natural sciences/engineering, and social sciences/humanities.
  • Who can apply?: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and international students.
  • Sponsorship value: $50,000 annually for three years.
  • Available Scholarships: Up to 166 awarded annually.
  • Application Submission Deadline: 1 November 2023.
  • Degree Start: May/September 2024.


Sponsorship Announced for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2024

I’m seriously recommending this Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program to everyone in my circle, and here’s why you should too. This Canadian scholarship offers a generous CAD$50,000 / year for three years of a Postgrad program. From what I’ve calculated, this amount should comfortably cover both tuition fees and living expenses while studying in Canada.

The best part? you can choose to study at some of the top ranked Canadian university and if you’re like me, not currently in Canada, there’s even more good news! If this scholarship is awarded to you then you may also get a free ticket to Canada with assistance in Canadian study visa application.


Eligibility Criteria for CGS 2024:

To stand eligible for this Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2024 program, applicants must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a Vanier CGS quota, and be willing to pursue their first doctoral degree in Canada, and have achieved a first-class average in their last two years of study. Additionally, further eligibility criteria regarding the duration of prior doctoral studies and other scholarships held also apply as per following:

  1. Nominated by a Canadian institution with a Vanier CGS quota.
  2. Pursuing first doctoral degree.
  3. Intend to begin full-time doctoral studies in the summer or following academic year.
  4. Completed no more than 20 months (or 32 months in specific conditions) of doctoral studies as of 1 May 2024.
  5. Achieved a first-class average in the last two years of study.
  6. Must not hold or have held specific scholarships from CIHR, NSERC, or SSHRC.


Application Process of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

To apply for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2024, students must be nominated by a Canadian institution with a Vanier CGS quota. After preparing their application, students should submit it to the chosen institution via the ResearchNet system before the institution’s internal deadline.

  1. Get nominated by the desired institution.
  2. Submit application to institution via ResearchNet before their internal deadline.
  3. Institution forwards nominations to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat by 1 November 2023.

Required Documents for application submission of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship:

  1. Submission of ResearchNet application form.
  2. Your CV for scholarship application
  3. Your previous transcripts.
  4. Nomination letter
  5. Recommendation or reference letters (2 references in original).
  6. Research proposal with a proposed research project with citations
  7. Statement of purpose (SOP)
  8. Record of your previous research contributions


Application Deadline Vanier CGS 2024 is November 1, 2023

The applications for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2024 will be forwarded by Canadian nominating institution to the Vanier-Banting Secretariat by 1 November 2023. So make sure to submit your documents before November 1, 2023 and also adhere by application deadlines of nominating institutions as per the following CGS portal:

Website: Vanier CGS Official Site

Engr Razia jee

Engr. Razia Jee is a distinguished senior engineer at Saudi Aramco, having achieved her MS and PhD through fully funded international scholarships. Beyond her technical contributions, she passionately mentors students on how to secure scholarships for studying abroad. With a commitment to fostering global education opportunities, Razia combines her extensive experience and insights to guide aspiring scholars towards achieving their academic and professional goals.

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