VANIER SCHOLARSHIP

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier 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. The Vanier CGS is valued at $50,000 per year for up to three years.

For more information about the 2021/2022 competition details, please visit the G+PS website competition page (linked here)

School of Nursing Internal Deadlines for Departmental Adjudication: 

  • UBC Vanier applicants will complete their Vanier application using ResearchNet, an online application system.
  • Applicants to UBC must submit their complete Vanier application package via ResearchNet by 12 noon (PDT - Vancouver time) on Thursday, 2 September 2021.  
    • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Applicants should refer to the Vanier CGS website for step-by-step application instructions
  • After the G+PS Application deadline, G+PS will provide electronic copies of applications submitted by their current and prospective students to UBC graduate programs shortly after the applicant deadline.
  • Graduate programs are to review their applications for eligibility and completeness, rank their applications, and select their nominees.
  • All applicants will be notified of their nomination status via email. 

FAQs: 

Is the competition right for me? 

If you have questions about whether the competition is right for you and your program of research please contact your PhD Program Graduate Advisor: Dr. Susan Dahinten

How do I get support with the application?

The first and best place to start is your doctoral program supervisor and the Vanier CGS website for step-by-step application instructions.

You are also able to contact CIHR directly: 

  • Program information (to clarify application procedures, eligiblity rules, and other questions about the Vanier CGS Program) 
  • Technical support (for support with ResearchNet online portal & the Vanier CGS online application) 

If you have questions about how to collect your transcripts to include in your application, or other information provided on the G+PS Competition page, please contact Rana Hakami – Manager, Student Services (awards@nursing.ubc.ca)

Are there examples of past successful applications I can view? 

Yes, the Office of Nursing Research & Teaching Scholarship (ONRTS) has access to past successful applications you can view. For support please contact Merrilee Hughes, Grant Facilitator (onrts@nursing.ubc.ca