CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

Please distribute the following announcement to your students:

CIHR CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements - 3rd intake for 2018-2019

The Canada Graduate Scholarships - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre 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 contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions.

Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has launched a third intake for the 2018-2019 competition with the intention of awarding the remaining supplements from the two previous intakes. CIHR has sufficient funds for approximately 17 awards. Eligible applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Complete and eligible applications will be forwarded to CIHR as they are received by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

Applicant eligibility: Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Vanier CGS or a Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Master's or doctoral level. Please note that international students who hold a Vanier CGS are not eligible for this award.

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 deadline: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 25 January 2019.

For details about this competition, please see: https://www.grad.ubc.ca/awards/canada-graduate-scholarship-michael-smith...

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Friday, January 25, 2019