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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC): Canada Graduate Scholarships – Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Program
This foreign study supplements program is available to Canadian citizens or permanent residents who hold a Joseph-Armand Bombardier, an Alexander Graham Bell, or a Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the master’s or doctoral level, or a Vanier CGS at the doctoral level.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
NSERC aims to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency supports university students in their advanced studies, promotes and supports discovery research, and fosters innovation by encouraging Canadian companies to participate and invest in postsecondary research projects. NSERC researchers are on the vanguard of science, building on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence.
Health-related disciplines, the natural sciences and engineering and the social sciences and humanities
June and October. Applicants should verify if their institution has an earlier internal deadline for applications.
Amount of the award
Up to $6,000 for a period of research study abroad. The supplement covers costs associated with travel, living and other expenses such as accommodation, meals, tuition, insurance and other necessary, non-research related costs during the research study period abroad. Costs directly related to the research must be covered by other funding sources.
Eligibility - nationality
Be registered at an eligible Canadian institution at the time of application; be in a discipline area supported by the granting agencies and have accepted or currently hold one of the following CGS:
Joseph-Armand Bombardier (SSHRC);
Alexander Graham Bell (NSERC);
Frederick Banting and Charles Best (CIHR); or
Vanier CGS (if eligible);
undertake your proposed trip abroad no earlier than the competition deadline date; and
not hold, or have held, any other CGS-MSFSS during the course of your graduate studies.