In addition to these awards, the University supports graduate students through teaching, research, and service fellowships and assistanceships. For these, contact your graduate chair or graduate administrator for details.
NSERC - Undergraduate Student Research Awards Program (USRA)
|Value||$6,000 for a full 16-week period.
Universities are required to supplement the amount of the award by at least 25% of its value using other sources, such as university funds, NSERC grants, or any other research funds.
|Eligibility||Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting, these awards can provide you with financial support through your host university. NSERC encourages qualified Aboriginal students to apply to this program.|
All NSERC USRA applications need to be filled out using the online application system. No hand written applications will be accepted as per NSERC guidelines.
To be eligible to apply for an award, you must:
|Apply||You can apply to more than one university. You must apply directly to the university where you would like to hold the award. However, please note that it is the university's choice whether to accept candidates from other institutions.
The department is responsible for the submission of the application to the College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies by the CGPS deadline. Check with the department for their internal deadline for application completion.
1. To apply for these awards, you must complete and submit your application using NSERC’s On-line System. Refer to the instructions for completing Form 202 Part I.
2. You must upload a scanned copy of your official transcripts from all universities you have attended (including transfer credits). The scanned copy must meet the following specifications:
Graduate Awards & Scholarships
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|Deadline||February 1, 2021 at 4:30pm CST|