**NOTE: The January 2018 competition for the CGS-MSFSS is an extra competition due to the availability of additional funds from the tri-agencies. Note that applicants who are recommended for the MSFSS in the January 2018 competition will be recommended as alternates for this funding opportunity.**
The Faculty of Graduate Studies internal deadline for this competition is January 17th, 2018.
Complete applications are to be submitted to:
ATTN: Sara Sealey
Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Please note that you must apply using the MS FSS application form. The form must be submitted as a signed hard copy to the address above.
There are also two letters of support required for this application per the instructions at the links below. One letter of support must come from your current, University of Manitoba Supervisor, and the other must come from the prospective Host Supervisor at the institution you intend to visit during your study.
Letters of reference can be sent to Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org - Each letter must arrive as a PDF attachment, on letterhead, and must clearly indicate the contact information for each supervisor. The letters must also be signed. Per the tri-agencies instructions the letters must detail your current supervisor and host supervisor's "support of your research study period abroad (maximum one page each). The host supervisor must indicate that they have resources available (financial [if any], supervision time, equipment, library access, etc.) to support your planned research activities. If the host supervisor's primary place of employment is outside academia, they must demonstrate that they have supervised graduate student researchers."
PLEASE NOTE Applicants are now required to submit "Consent to Disclosure" or "Terms & Conditions" forms. Ensure you follow all instructions found on each respective agency's website and include these signed consent or terms forms with your completed application.
Incomplete applications will automatically be considered ineligible.
Please see the following link for information on how to apply for the *SSHRC CGS Foreign Study Supplement
Please see the following link for information on how to apply for the *NSERC CGS Foreign Study Supplement
Please search in CIHR's current funding opportunities for information on how to apply for the *CIHR CGS Foreign Study
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Updated: December 11th, 2017