This scholarship is named after the first general governor of Canada Major General Georges P. Vanier. This scholarship is for those candidates who wish to opt for a doctoral program for the first time in Canada. This scholarship provides $50,000 per year for three years to the candidates. There are a total of 166 scholarships offered.
All the candidates who are permanent residents in Canada or are Canadian citizens can apply for this scholarship. Even foreign citizens can apply.
Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and Social Sciences, Health Research (CIHR) of Canadian Institutes, Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Natural Sciences.
The first-class average in each of the last two years of full-time study or its equivalent.
IELTS is compulsory.
The application can be done in two ways- Either candidates can apply for the scholarship by themselves while taking admission or the institution will nominate the deserving students by itself.