The Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and affiliated research institutions and universities, or other research institutions outside of Canada.
This foreign study supplements program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a CGS or PGS at the Master's or Doctoral level, or a Vanier CGS Doctoral award.
The CGS-MSFSS Program description as well as the electronic application form and instructions are available on their website.
- Internal Deadline: June 1 and Oct. 1 (or next business day if this is a weekend or holiday)
- Agency Deadline: June 10 and Oct. 10
- Canadian/PR holding CGS Master, Doctoral or Vanier
Each agency has its own application form, instructions, and consent forms and care should be taken to ensure that the appropriate form is used. Submit completed applications by the internal deadline to the Graduate Funding Facilitator.