CIHR Doctoral Research Award: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (2020-2021)
Academic Unit: Inquire with your unit
Memorial Deadline: Inquire with SGS
External Deadline: Tuesday 3rd, November 2020
This opportunity is processed by the School of Graduate Studies. Please consult with Gail Lamkin (firstname.lastname@example.org) for details.
The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 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 higher learning. 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.
The program is jointly administered by Canada’s three federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). CIHR has been designated as the operational lead for the implementation of the program.
Up to 166 scholarships are awarded annually
A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.
$50,000 per year
3 years (non-renewable)
Scholarships are distributed equally between the three federal granting agencies:
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
- Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
For further information about this funding opportunity, please consult the Vanier CGS website.