>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.
>The Vanier application form will be posted on ResearchNet
>http://www.researchnet.ca/ in mid-August. As soon as the application
>form is posted on the Vanier website, we will let the graduate
>programs know. At this point we encourage you to identify strong,
>eligible students in your program and ask them to start collecting
>The deadline for applicants to submit applications on ResearchNet is
>11:59pm on Friday, September 3, 2010. Please note that we are aware
>that the deadline is quite early in the year. This is due to the
>change in funding agencies' deadline, and cannot be changed.
>We will forward the complete applications to programs as they arrive.
>The deadline for programs to submit nominations to the Faculty of
>Graduate Studies is 4:00pm on Tuesday, September 21, 2010.
>For full details, please see our website at
>Should you have any questions, please let me know.
>Awards Analyst / Coordinator
>Faculty of Graduate Studies
>University of British Columbia
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