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Please read this guide carefully on receipt of your Notice of Award. This guide contains important information regarding the payment and administration of your supplement.

CGS-MSFSS award holders will receive payment of their awards through their institutions where the CGS is held. The Scholarship Liaison Officer at your institution is responsible for managing the award according to the granting agency's requirements.

This guide supersedes previous statements by the granting agency on fellowships and scholarships policies and requirements. The granting agency may, without notice, change award requirements or the terms and conditions of the award. Any major changes will be announced immediately to award holders on the granting agency's website. This guide is intended for use by students holding a Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS).

Note: All personal information collected by NSERC, SSHRC or CIHR is subject to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

In this guide, "your institution" refers to the university or institution at which you are registered during tenure of your award.