Vanier Canada Government Scholarship 2023 (Fully Funded)

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) is a prestigious national scholarship program that supports doctoral students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields.

Scholarship Award

The Vanier CGS is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years, for a total of $150,000. It is fully funded and does not require the recipient to repay any funds.

Number of Scholarships

The Vanier CGS is a highly competitive scholarship, with only about 200 scholarships awarded each year.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Vanier CGS, you must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, or an international student who is currently enrolled in a doctoral program at a Canadian university.
  • Be enrolled in a full-time doctoral program at a Canadian university.
  • Have completed at least two years of full-time study towards your doctoral degree.
  • Have a strong academic record, with a GPA of at least 3.7 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to research excellence.

How to Apply for the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship 2023

  • You have to apply to Canadian universities which are under Vanier Canada. (The Link is given above) Or just go to
  • Every university has its own deadline, so you have to check with the university a si told you above.
  • You can apply to ONE University only for Vanier. The University will evaluate your profile and nominate you.
  • Then the Vanier will make the Final Decision.

How to Apply

Candidates cannot apply directly to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program. Here is the Application Process (

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