Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided to study any one of the courses offered by the Canadian universities. Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing PhD level at Canadian universities. Scholarship Provider: Government of Canada Scholarship can be taken at: Canada
Eligibility: Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada and foreign citizens are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS. To be considered for a Vanier CGS, you must:
-be nominated by only one Canadian university, which must have received a Vanier CGS allocation;
-be pursuing your first doctoral degree (or combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD). Note that only the PhD portion of a combined 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 combined MA/PhD or MD/PhD) studies and research at the nominating university; Note that only the PhD portion of a combined degree is eligible for funding;
-not have completed more than 20 months of doctoral studies as of May 1, 2015.
-have achieved a first-class average, as determined by your university, in each of the last two years of full-time study or equivalent. Candidates are encouraged to contact the university for its definition of a first-class average; and
-not have already received a doctoral-level scholarship or fellowship from CIHR,NSERC or SSHRC to undertake or complete a doctoral degree.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Canadian and international students can apply for these Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Scholarship Description: The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program was created to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and to establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning. It is worth $50,000 per year for three years and is available to both Canadian and international PhD students studying at Canadian universities.
Number of award (s): Up to 167 scholarships are awarded annually. A total of up to 500 scholarships are active at any time.
Duration of award (s): Scholarships are awarded for three years.
What does it cover? Each Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is valued at $50,000 per year.
-Academic excellence, as demonstrated by past academic results and by transcripts, awards and distinctions.
-Research potential, as demonstrated by the candidates research history, his/her interest in discovery, the proposed research and its potential contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the field, the potential benefit to Canadians, and any anticipated outcomes.
-Leadership (potential and demonstrated ability), as defined by the following qualities:
-Involvement in Academic Life:
Notification: Successful candidates will be notified of the competition results in March 31, 2015.
How to Apply: Applications are prepared by the student and submitted to the university by the nominating university’s internal deadline (set in ResearchNet by the nominating university) using the ResearchNet application system.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 5, 2014.
Note: Each Canadian university has an internal deadline date for students to submit their applications. The Canadian university should be contacted for this information.
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