CGS - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement


CGS - Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement

The CGS-MSFSS Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at recognized universities in Canada. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and foreign institutions. 

The MSFSS covers costs associated with travel, living and other expenses, including accommodation, meals, tuition, insurance and other necessary costs unrelated to research during the research study period abroad.

Eligibility Criteria:

Must have accepted or currently hold one of the following CGS:

Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC);

Alexander Graham Bell (NSERC);

Frederick Banting and Charles Best (CIHR); or

Vanier CGS (if eligible)

For complete eligibility criteria and program details, please review the Agency websites below. Applications will vary depending on agency:




Application Deadlines:

Internal deadlines are June 1 and October 1 annually.

Agency deadlines are June 10 and October 10 annually.

Funding Description

Contact Information

Harpreet Kaur

Scholarships, Awards & Internal Grants Officer