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  • Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021


    What is Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021?

    Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021 is an opportunity for meritorious students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in Social Science, Natural Science, Humanities, Medical, and Engineering. The selected candidates will be motivated through this scholarship to pursue a doctoral degree. The students will receive a benefit of CAD 50,000 per year for up to three years.

    Who is offering this scholarship ?

    The University of British Columbia is offering this scholarship.

    Who can apply for this scholarship ?

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be nominated by a Canadian University for doctoral study
    • Not have completed more than 20 months of full-time study in their doctoral program as of May 1, 2022
    • Have secured a first-class aggregate in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent 
    • Be a permanent resident of Canada, a Canadian citizen, or an International student
    • Not hold Tri-Agency Tri-Agency scholarship funding for the doctoral program

    What are the benefits ?

    The selected scholars will receive CAD 50,000 per year for up to three years.

    How can you apply ?

    The eligible candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for the scholarship - 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button.
    Step 2: Click on the 'Register' button, fill in the required details and submit.
    Step 3: After successful registration, Login using credentials to proceed with the scholarship application.
    Step 4: Fill in the necessary details, upload the relevant documents and submit. 

    What are the documents required for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2021?

    • Transcripts to the UBC graduate program for all post-secondary studies
    • 2 letters of reference
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • 2 pages of personal leadership statement
    • 2 Leadership letters of reference
    • A research proposal
    • Project references

    What are the selection criteria ?

    Applications will be selected on the basis of academic excellence, research potential and leadership abilities.

    What are the important dates ?

    Application Deadline - 2nd September 2021 at 12:00 pm (noon) PDT

    Terms and Conditions

    • Successful candidates must be nominated by their institution in which they are willing to pursue doctoral study. To be considered for a Vanier CGS, a student must be nominated by only one Canadian university
    • Applications must be submitted in either English or French.
    Deadline: 02-Sep-2021AwardCAD 50,000 per yearEligibilityDoctoral Students