Call for Applications: CIHR; SSHRC and NSERC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements


CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC CGS Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements – Fall 2020 Competition

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (CGS-MSFSS) Program supports high-calibre Canadian graduate students in building global linkages and international networks through the pursuit of exceptional research experiences at research institutions abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGS-MSFSS recipients will contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian and foreign institutions.

Applicant eligibility: Open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Tri-Agency Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Master’s or doctoral level or a Vanier CGS. Please note that international students who hold a Vanier CGS are not eligible for this award.

Award value: Up to CAD $6,000 for two to six months

Applicant deadline: 4:00 pm on Friday, 11 September 2020

Applicants submit their application materials directly to Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies via email to by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 11 September 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the following materials are submitted by the deadline.

For further details about this competition, such as application procedures, please visit


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