CGS - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - Fall (712210105295)
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement - Fall
PURPOSE OF FUND
The Canada Graduate Scholarship Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) Program will support high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions outside of Canada.
The applicant must:
1. be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident;
2. hold a Joseph-Armand Bombardier, an Alexander Graham Bell or a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Masters or Doctoral level or a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) at the Doctoral level; and
3. be going on a research study period abroad (minimum 2 months); and
4. not hold or have held, any other CGS-MSFSS during the course of the his or her graduate studies.
IMPORTANT: Due to the ongoing global pandemic, international research internship or fieldwork must be approved by the University. Please contact the International Office at uointl@uOttawa.ca for information regarding travel approval process.
Value of the award: $6,000
Number of awards: Variable
Frequency of the award: Annual
Level or program of study: Graduate Studies
Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service
Application deadline: September 24
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include:
1. a completed and signed CGS-MSFSS application form;
2. a completed and signed disclaimer form (appears asTerms and Conditions of Applying Form (for NSERC) or the Consent to disclosure of personal information (for SSHRC and CIHR);
3. an outline of the intended research activities during the study period abroad and the potential benefits derived from working at or attending the host institution – How do the activities relate to your main research topic (maximum of two pages);
4. a letter from the current research supervisor (maximum of one page) – the supervisor must confirm that the applicant’s research is related to their CGS award research topic; and
5. a letter from the potential host supervisor (maximum of one page).