September 19, 2016 (midnight MST):
Deadline for online submission of applications via ResearchNet and for receipt of official transcripts (UAlberta transcripts are not required), and nomination letters at FGSR.
Students apply directly on ResearchNet. A complete nomination package consists of:
• Completed and submitted online application form via ResearchNet
• Official transcripts from all previous institutions (UAlberta transcripts are not required) submitted to the FGSR. Please note that this includes all foreign transcripts, transcripts showing transfer credits, and partially completed degrees. If the FGSR has your official up-to-date transcripts for completed degrees from other institutions on file, these transcripts do not need to be requested again. Please contact us for more information, or if you are unsure about this requirement.
• Nomination letter completed and signed by the Department Head nominating the candidate and submitted to the FGSR (for more information on this please see the memo on this page under Nomination Procedures)
September 22 - November 1, 2016:
The Awards Team and UAlberta Vanier CGS committee initially reviews submitted applications and finalizes the list of applicants to be recommended to the Vanier CGS national-level committee. Short-listed applicants are given the opportunity to finalize their applications, including working with professional editors.