Foreign Study Supplement (Michael Smith)

This CGS-MSFSS supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences abroad.

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.

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 [email protected] 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.