Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022- Fully Funded Scholarships in Canada are now open for new applications. Scholarships in Canada. Government of Canada Scholarship for Canadian and International students are pleased to announce its new cycle for Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2022. Applicants to pursue their higher study in Canada with a fully funded Vanier CGS Scholarship are welcomed to apply for the open positions.

Applicants can apply for Highly Prestigious and Competitive Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships in Canada to pursue Masters leading to PhD and Ph.D. degrees in Canada for almost every field of Health research Natural sciences and/or Engineering Research, Social Sciences and/or Humanities Research. Vanier is one of the competitive scholarships in Canada for Canadian and International applicants to study in Canadian Universities. There is a chance for international applicants to study in Canada free with a fully funded Canadian Government scholarship 2022.

Are you interested in PhD or MS leading to PhD in Canada on Fully Funded Scholarships? If yes, then here is the bright opportunity waiting for your application to secure a position in Canadian Universities through Fully Funded Scholarships, Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022.

Brief Description

  • Organization: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2023
  • Universities: Canadian Universites
  • Areas/Major: Given Bewlo
  • Course Level: PhD/MS leading to PhD
  • Award: Fully Funded
  • Application Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: Canadian/International
  • The program can be taken in Canada
  • Application Deadline: 1 November 2023

Eligibility Criteria

Interested applicants for Study in Canada at Canadian Universities through Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022, a Fully funded scholarship in Canada, must meet the following eligibility criteria;

To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must

  • be nominated by only one Canadian institution, which must have received a Vanier CGS quotaFootnote1;
  • be pursuing your first doctoral degree (including joint graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD – if it has a demonstrated and significant research component). Note that only the PhD portion of a joint degree is eligible for funding;
  • intend to pursue, in the summer semester or the academic year following the announcement of results, full-time doctoral (or a joint graduate research program such as: MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating institution; For joint graduate research program, only the PhD portion of a joint graduate research program is eligible for funding.
  • have completed no more than 20 months of full-time study in their doctoral program as of May 1, 2022;
    • The doctoral program would begin after the completion of a Master’s degree. The months of study completed are calculated from the doctoral enrolment date.
  • have completed no more than 32 months of full-time study in their doctoral program (i.e. joint graduate research program, fast-track, accelerated), by May 1, 2022 if:
    • enrolled in a joint graduate research program, e.g., MD/PhD, MA/PhD, DVM/PhD. Applicants in this category have access to the 32-month window whether or not they were previously enrolled in a Master’s program:
      • The months of study are calculated starting from the date on which an applicant is officially registered in the joint program (including the Master’s portion of the program).
    • accelerated directly from a Bachelor’s to a PhD (not previously enrolled in a Master’s program);
      • The months of study completed are calculated from the doctoral enrolment date.
    • accelerated (Fast-track) from a Master’s degree into a Doctoral program without obtaining the Master’s degree.
      • The months of study completed are calculated from the original Master’s enrolment date.
  • have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your institution, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the institution for its definition of a first-class average; and
  • must not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHRNSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral program.

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Eligibility of program of study

  • An eligible doctoral program must include a significant research component that leads to the completion of a thesis, major research project, dissertation, scholarly publication, performance, recital and/or exhibit that is merit/expert-reviewed at the institutional level as requirement for a completion of the program.
  • Joint graduate research programs with a professional degree (e.g., MD/PhD, DVM/PhD, JD/PhD) as well as clinically-oriented programs of study, including clinical psychology, are also eligible programs if they have a significant autonomous 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.

Nominating institution

The nominating institution must have received a Vanier CGS quota.

Eligibility to hold a Vanier CGS

Without exception, the Vanier CGS is tenable only at the eligible Canadian institution that submitted the nomination.

To hold the Vanier CGS, the candidate must:

  • be registered as a full-time student at the nominating Canadian institution and be pursuing a doctoral program (or joint graduate research program MA/PhD, MSc/PhD, or MD/PhD); and
  • not hold a faculty appointment concurrently with a Vanier Scholarship unless they arrange for a leave of absence from the appointment
  • remain enrolled and demonstrate continued satisfactory progress in their doctoral program.
  • not hold, or have held, a doctoral-level scholarship from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral program.
  • not be concurrently holding any other SSHRC, NSERC or CIHR training award (note: Michael Smith Foreign Studies Supplement excepted).

Field of Study/Areas of Research

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2022 is accepting applications from any field of study background who are really interested in research and to study in Canada at Canadian Institutes. Available areas of research are given below in which or related applicants can apply for admission and scholarships in Canada;

  • Health Sciences
  • Natural Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Social Sciences & Humanities

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How to Apply

Interested and Eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships 2021 by following the given steps below;

Important Points

  • Candidates must be nominated by the institution at which they want to study. Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program. Vanier CGS application packages submitted through ResearchNet will first be submitted to the Canadian institution that will be putting forward their nomination.
  • Candidates should verify institutional internal deadlines with the administrator at the nominating institution.
  • Candidates should read the Selection Committee Guide prior to commencing their application. This guide lists the three evaluation criteria and has useful information on how the criteria are evaluated. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships selection committees are multidisciplinary, and applications should therefore be written with a non-specialist research audience in mind.
  • You must also review the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page before beginning the preparation or review of an application.
  • To be considered eligible for funding, candidates must attain an average score of at least 3.1 in each of the three criteria.


Step 1: Begin your application by researching Canadian institutions through the Universities Canada website. We recommend browsing each university’s respective website and thoroughly researching the program of interest in which you would like to complete your doctorate degree, as well as supervisors for your proposed research.

Step 2: Consult the Vanier CGS quota page in order to ensure that your institution of interest has a quota for the year in which you are applying.

How to Complete a Vanier CGS application

  • Confirm eligibility
  • Contact your desired nominating institution
  • Inform the faculty of graduate studies at the selected institution of your intent to apply to the Vanier CGS program.
  • Register for Canadian Common CV (CCV) and ResearchNet accounts
  • Create a CCV (Vanier-Banting Academic template) and link to ResearchNet application
  • Start a ResearchNet application
  • Identify area of research

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Documents Required

Each university would have its own documents requirements for admission or enrollment but here below is.

A complete Vanier CGS application package includes:


The scholarship is worth CAD$50,000 (£31,000) per year for three years and can be used towards a doctoral degree or combined master’s and Ph.D. 

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Muhammad Usman

Research & MEXT Scholar  at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan) with Graduate Major in Global Engineering for Development, Environment and Society


robiel Mhreteab Hailemichael · September 4, 2019 at 10:35 PM

I want a scholarship on Canada.i have a bachelor degree in chemistry. .so please help me and contact me

Muh Shari · October 16, 2019 at 5:08 PM

I’m in final year can i apply

    Muhammad Usman · October 19, 2019 at 3:31 PM

    I think yes but may be you will not get positive response.

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