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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 citizens, permanent residents and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Scholarship. Please visit the Vanier website for details http://www.vanier.gc.ca/en/home-accueil.html
Value $50,000/yr up to 3 years
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Nominating University
Deadlines September 14
Application Details The following items must be submitted to the Awards Officer, Faculty of Graduate Studies, 500 University Centre, R3T 2N2 on or before September 7, 2018. Ensure that the items are addressed to Rowena Krentz:

1. Submit transcripts from ALL post-secondary institutions attended. This includes institutions where degrees were not conferred. Transcripts showing current registration are also required, even if no grades have been issued. Certified true copies of transcripts or “Student Histories” from the U of M Registrar’s office are acceptable and certified true copies of International transcripts are also acceptable. WEB BASED TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Students who are currently registered at the University of Manitoba may request certified true copies from their respective Departments.

2. Nomination Letter from the Department Head.

This nomination letter must be completed and signed by the Department Head nominating the candidate (equivalent or designate) and must be on the institution’s letterhead. If signed by someone other than the Department Head, it should be clearly indicated in the letter that the signee has authority to nominate the candidates to the Vanier CGS program.

The nomination letter should be a maximum of two pages in length and must address the following points:

  • Rationale for the choice of candidate.
  • Research training environment
  • Rationale of recruiting the candidate
  • Recruitment
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

  • Applicants must apply online through ResearchNet at https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca/rnr16/LoginServlet
    by September 14, 2018 @ 8:00 PM.


  • If a student’s proposed research involves or impacts Indigenous communities, they are asked to include the following text, in bold at the beginning of their lay abstract “This research involves Indigenous Peoples”. The program administrator for each selection committee (CIHR, NSERC SSHRC) will then endeavor to make recommendations to ensure that the primary or secondary reviewer on these nominations has expertise in Indigenous research in order to appropriate and effectively review the nomination.

    Contact: Rowena.Krentz@umanitoba.ca

    Updated: June 22, 2018


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