Michael Smith CGS Foreign Study Supplements (CGSFSS)


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 abroad. By accessing international scientific research and training, CGSMSFSS recipients contribute to strengthening the potential for collaboration between Canadian universities and affiliated research institutions and universities, or other research institutions outside of Canada.

Value and Duration

  • Up to $6,000



  • FGS internal deadlines: May 31 by 3:30 pm and September 28 by 3:30 pm.
  • External: June 10 and October 10.

How to Apply

Please submit your application package to fgssac@yorku.ca by the internal deadline. For further information about the application process, please visit the program websites below:


Applicants will be notified of the results by the agency directly approximately two months after the institutional deadline. Successful applicants must contact fgssac@yorku.ca to activate the award once expenses are incurred.


  • Research¬†Officer
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416)736-2100 ext. 44168
  • Scholarship Coordinator
    230 York Lanes
    Office of the Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies
    (416)736-2100 ext. 33954 

      • Technical eligibility support;
      • Collects information at the application stage.