Call for nominations – 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

The Graduate Awards office invites departments/units/schools to nominate their  TOP DOCTORAL CANDIDATES for the 2013 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday October 9, 2012.  Each scholarship is worth $50,000 annually for up to three (3) years.

Departments will set their own internal deadlines for student applications in advance of the October 9th College of Graduate Studies and Research deadline. Students and faculty should check with their Graduate Chair about the internal deadline and the unit’s application process.

By 4:30 p.m. Tuesday October 9, 2012, units must submit the following electronically to

  1. A list of the department nominations with the Department name, student name(s), and student number(s),
  2. A nomination letter must accompany your list. The Dean of Graduate Studies will be signing off on the letter after the awards committee has selected the candidates to go forward into the Vanier selection process. The letter should be written by someone who knows the student’s work very well as it must address the points listed on the Vanier website:

The  SELECTION CRITERIA used by the CGSR Vanier Selection Committee will be based on that of the National Vanier Canada Selection Committee.

The Vanier CGS website:

Students can apply online at  Research Net until 4:30 Tuesday October 9, 2012, BUT; the departmental nomination must also be received by this date/time.

Click here for Scholarship Details, Review Process, Eligibility, Selection Criteria
Click here for background information on the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship Program
Click here for information for International Student Applicants
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions

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