OVPRI is pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards Competition.
This is a 2 stage application process:
- Student/Supervisor Departmental Deadline: February 19th, 4pm
- Department Application Ranking Deadline (to OVPRI): March 2nd, 2018
OVPRI will be hosting an informal information session on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 from 12pm-1pm (Location: 1 Dundas St West - OVPRI - YDI 11th Floor - Room 1134).
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Attached you will find the details on the University Application Process and additional information to assist prospective applicants.
Please go the NSERC website for the Program details: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/UG-PC/USRA-BRPC_eng.asp
Applications are submitted through your designated supervisor's department/school.
Individual student applications are not to be submitted to (and will not be accepted by) OVPRI.
Student eligibility: You must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada, be registered at the time of application in a Bachelor's degree program at an eligible university; have obtained over the previous years of study a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5; have completed all of the course requirements of at least the first year of university study (2 academic terms) of your bachelor's degree; be engaged on a full-time basis in research and development activities in natural sciences or engineering during the tenure of the award.
Supervisor eligibility: You must hold an active NSERC research grant (e.g. Discovery, Strategic, Research Partnership grant) during the time your student holds the award (May-Sept 2018).
Tenure of the USRA: Between May - September 2018 for a period of 16 weeks, full-time (Monday through Friday).
OVPRI contact: Linda Hurrell, Grants/Contracts Officer (Natural Sciences and Engineering) at email@example.com