Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (VCGS)
updated: April 6, 2021
The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (VCGS) program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate both superior leadership skills and an outstanding record of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and/or humanities, natural sciences and/or engineering and health. International and domestic candidates are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier CGS. Please visit the SGPS Vanier webpage to learn more about the award.
Faculty of Social Science (FSS) Process
The internal process involves the Departments nominating candidates according to their own process. See the full process details.
FSS Vanier Adjudication Committee
- Daniel Ansari - Psychology
- Isaac Luginaah - Geography and Environment
- Andrew Nelson - Anthropology
- Joanna Quinn - Political Science
- William Turkel - History
2021 Vanier Recipients
Elmond Bandauko - Geography and Environment
Urban governance and the politics of everyday survival for street traders in Harare, Zimbabwe
Lorna Ferguson - Sociology
Exploring police responses to missing persons in Canada
Previous Vanier Recipients
Vanessa Ambtman-Smith - Geography
Engaging Indigenous community to improve healthcare environments: Is reconciliation within hospital spaces possible?
Florence Wullo Anfaara - Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Promoting Community Health and Wellbeing in Liberia: The role of Peace Huts.
Jemima Baada - Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Climate Change, Foreign Investment and Migration in Ghana
Federica Guccini - Anthropology
‘Super-diversifying’ the Multicultural Lens: Hakka Mauritian Heritage Practices in Mauritius and Canada
Roger Hudson - Psychology- Behavioural Neuroscience - Reward, Motivation
Examining the Roles of Hippocampal Cannabinoid Signaling on Emotional Memory Processing
Leona Bruijns - Sociology
Engaging men as allies to transform a rape culture: Examining the impact of a multi-modal sexual violence prevention program for male athletes on post-secondary campuses.
Melanie Stone - Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies
Making her life work: re-presenting motherhood, disability and work engagement using photovoice