Foreign Study Supplement (Michael Smith)

Canada Graduate Scholarships—Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements (CGS-MSFSS) are available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Alexander Graham Bell or Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the master’s or doctoral level, or a Vanier CGS at the doctoral level.

This CGS-MSFSS 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.


Up to $ 6,000


May 24 and September 24 of each year

IMPORTANT: Due to the ongoing global pandemic, international research internship or fieldwork must be approved by the University.  Please contact the International Office at for information regarding travel approval process.


Foreign Study Supplement

* The information on this page is subject to change without notice and does not represent a commitment from the University of Ottawa.

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