Canadian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in 2023

November 1 is the deadline for applications.

Awesome deal! The Vanier Graduate Scholarship Awards are being made available by the Canadian government to all outstanding overseas students for the 2022–2023 school year.

Studying in Canada offers students the chance to attend top-tier colleges as well as the chance to apply for permanent residency once they have finished their studies.

Concerning Government of Canada Scholarships
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Award program supports students who exhibit both leadership qualities and a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences, and/or engineering and health. Its goal is to draw in and keep top-tier doctoral students.

The Major-General Georges P. Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) program aids Canadian universities in drawing in bright, outspoken doctorate candidates by honoring the first Francophone Governor General of Canada.

Candidates must be suggested by the institution where they wish to attend school in order to be considered for this scholarship grant, and they must also satisfy the following requirements.

Academic Prowess

Research Possibilities

Leadership (potential and shown skill) (potential and demonstrated ability)

Scholarship length and benefits
The scholarship has a three-year value of $50,000 per year (non-renewable).
The three government organizations that provide grants are split evenly.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (SSHRC)
Entry Method:
Candidates must have their desired institution nominate them. The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program does not accept direct applications.

Step 1: Look up Canadian institutions on the Universities Canada website before starting your application. We advise extensively investigating the programs of interest in which you would like to pursue your doctorate as well as potential supervisors for your planned study by reading each university’s own website.

Step 2: Verify that your desired university has a quota for the application year by visiting the Vanier CGS quota page.

Required Paperwork
To apply, all candidates must be prepared to provide the following documentation:

Form for applying to ResearchNet (includes two letters of reference, each with three sections)
A CCV (limited entries; comprehensive details may be found under Completing the Common CV (CCV))
Contributions to Research (maximum one page)
Personal Leadership Declaration (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)Special Situations (maximum 0.5 page, optional)
Two recommendation letters for leadership (maximum 2 pages)
A proposal for research (maximum 2 pages for English applications; maximum of 2.5 pages for French applications)
Sources for the Project (maximum 5 pages)
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