I am interested in applying to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program through the University of Ottawa. How can I find a research supervisor?
You must identify and contact directly a professor in your area of interest. To identify potential research supervisors you can use the following link https://uniweb.uottawa.ca/members?unit=uottawa.
I currently hold Tri-Agency funding for my doctoral program. Am I eligible to apply to the Vanier Scholarship?
No. Students who have held or are holding Tri-Agency scholarship funding for their PhD program are not eligible for the Vanier Scholarship.
Can we get a Vanier Scholarship if we want to do our studies outside Canada?
No. The Vanier scholarship is only tenable at Canadian Universities.
I am interested in applying to the Vanier Scholarships competition through the University of Ottawa. Can I have an example of a successful application?
We are sorry. For confidentiality reasons, we can’t provide an example of a successful application. However, if you have any question related to the best practices for preparing an application, do not hesitate to contact the program coordinator at [email protected].
I am interested in applying to the Vanier Scholarships competition through the University of Ottawa. Where should I send my transcripts?
Applicants must send their official transcripts by email to the Vanier program coordinator at [email protected]. If you plan to send your transcripts by mail, or if your previous institution would like to send them by mail, please use the following address:
550 Cumberland, Tabaret Hall, Room 159
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
I have transcripts from the University of Ottawa. Should I also send them to the program coordinator?
No. The program coordinators will get your University of Ottawa official transcripts for you.
I am a student from the University of Ottawa and I am preparing a Vanier Scholarship application to another university. Who can help me prepare my application?
You must get in contact with the university where you wish to hold your doctoral scholarship to learn about their Vanier scholarship internal selection process. They will be able to support you. In addition, you will have to contact InfoService here at the University of Ottawa to obtain the required official transcripts.
How can I upload the 2nd Leadership Reference Letter?
Both Leadership Reference Letters must be attached individually. Note that the field to upload the second Leadership Reference Letter will only appear after the first letter has been uploaded.
The Evaluation Committee recommends that one of my referees change his document. How do we proceed?
You first unregister that referee in ResearchNet then you register him again. The referee would receive a new request for an assessment by email, regarding a report to complete. The referee must write the assessment again Therefore, it is imperative that the referees keep a copy of their original assessment.
I haven’t been selected as a University of Ottawa candidate. Can I have the reviewer’s comments?
Whenever possible, the Program Coordinator will share with the candidates the feedback for improvement from the selection committee.
I have problems filling the application in ResearchNet. Who can help me?
If you have technical problems, you can contact the system support team by email at [email protected] or by phone at 613-964-9080.
If you have problems understanding the program guidelines, please contact the Program Coordinator at [email protected] or by phone at 613-562-5800 (7751).
I am a Vanier Scholarship recipient. What are the next steps for me?
You must accept the offer of the scholarship in your ResearchNet portal then inform the Program Coordinator at[email protected].