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Research Fields TEST unrestricted
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Eligibility The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program is designed to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by offering them a significant financial award to assist them during their studies at Canadian universities. Vanier Scholars demonstrate leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health-related fields. Canadian 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. Please see the following website for details http://www.vanier.gc.ca/
Value $50,000/yr up to 3 years
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Nominating University
Deadlines September 29
Application Details Applicants must apply online through ResearchNet at http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html by September 29, 2017. Late submissions will not be considered.


Note: in the Research Proposal: Candidates must now describe the incremental benefit conferred by undertaking their research at the nominating institution (eg. Supervisor/departmental specialization, lab facilities, funding opportunities, support structures offered/in place).

Applicants must submit the following items to the Awards Office, Faculty of Graduate Studies, 500 University Centre, R3T 2N2 on or before September 15, 2017. Ensure the items are addressed to Rowena Krentz:

1. Submit transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended. Transcripts showing current registration must be submitted as well; even if no grades have been issued. Only official transcripts from the Registrar's Office are accepted. For international transcripts ONLY; certified true copies are acceptable. These can be obtained from your department. Each page of the transcript(s) must be signed by the department and they must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the department's signature across the seal.

2. Nomination Letter from the Department Head. The letter must be submitted on a letterhead and must include the following information:

  • (a) Outline how the institutionís research environment will foster the studentís research interest and leadership skills.
  • (b) Provide justification for the lack of mobility of applicants who are completing or have completed a Masterís degree at the University of Manitoba. The letter should provide an explanation as to why it is in the best candidateís best interest to stay in the same institution. This will include further elaboration on the appropriateness of the supervisor in terms of resources, funding, publications, their research and training environment. Examples may include (but are not limited to) funding, facilities/resources and personnel that will be available to support the candidate as they carry out their proposed research and develop their research potential.

    Contact: Rowena.Krentz@umanitoba.ca

    Updated: September 11, 2017


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