Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

April 29, 2009 13:55 ET

Media Advisory: Government of Canada Announces Inaugural Recipients of Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and technology) and Laurent Beaudoin, chair of the selection board for the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program, will announce the 166 inaugural scholarship recipients.



Date: Thursday, April 30, 2009

Venue: Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Laurier Room

Time: 3:30 p.m., followed by a reception

Speakers: - The Honourable Gary Goodyear, minister of state (science and
technology)

- Laurent Beaudoin, chair of the selection board, Vanier Canada
Graduate Scholarships program

- Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship recipients


Editor's note: The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships program aims to attract and retain world-class doctoral students by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of scholarly achievement in graduate studies in the social sciences and humanities, natural sciences and engineering, and health, as well as leadership skills. Both Canadian and international students are eligible to be nominated for a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

For more information, visit www.vanier.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Gary Goodyear,
    Minister of State (Science and Technology)
    Gary Toft, director of communications
    613-943-7599
    or
    Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
    Taylor Paxton, communications advisor
    613-944-1758
    taylor.paxton@chairs.gc.ca