Call for Applications: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Deadline: Aug 31, 2023

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS)

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting 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. Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada, and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship, which is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years.

UBC Vanier application deadline12 noon (PT – Vancouver time) on Thursday, August 31 2023

The application is completed online on ResearchNet:

Note: Vanier CGS requires official transcripts – unofficial transcripts are not accepted for non-UBC transcripts.  For details on transcript requirements, applicants are recommended to review our Vanier webpage (section ‘ Application Procedures’).

For more information, including eligibility requirements, application procedures, and nomination procedures, please visit our Vanier webpage:

Important to note:

  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:  The Vanier CGS program encourages equity, diversity and inclusion, as part of the Tri-Agency’s broader commitment to excellence in research and research training in Canada. Resources for applicants, institutions, referees and the selection committees are available at: Applicants are encouraged to review the resources before they begin writing their application.
  • Self-Identification of Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Métis) Applicants: Additional funding allocations may be made available to the University to accommodate applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Metis). Applicants who choose to self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit, and/or Metis) should complete the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) Voluntary Self Identification Form ( and upload it within their application.