Call For Applications: CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – 3rd intake for 2020-2021 – Deadline: January 22, 2021

Call for Applications: CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – 3rd intake for 2020-2021

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions.

This program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Master’s or doctoral level or a Vanier CGS. Note that international students who hold a Vanier CGS are not eligible for this competition.

CIHR and NSERC have launched a third intake for the 2020-2021 MSFSS competition with the intention of awarding the remaining supplements from the two previous intakes. CIHR has sufficient funds for approximately 27 awards (nationally) and NSERC has sufficent funds for 24 awards (nationally). Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Complete and eligible applications will be forwarded to CIHR and NSERC as they are received by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.  Note that SSHRC is not participating in this special “3rd call” MSFSS competition this year, so SSHRC award holders are not eligible to apply for this competition.

Award value: Up to CAD $6,000 for two to six months

Applicant deadline: First come, first served – Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications well in advance of the application deadline: 4:00 pm PST on Friday, 22 January 2021.

For details about this competition, please see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/canada-graduate-scholarship-michael-smith-foreign-study-supplement-3rd-call