Brown-Martlet Undergraduate Research Award

The Brown-Martlet Undergraduate Research Award (BMURA) was established in 2016 to support one undergraduate student in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences who is participating in a summer research project.  The award is administered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Value (2017) and Duration

Value: $3,000* from Award + minimum $3,000 from the supervisor
Duration: Summer project (May to August); 16 weeks on a full time basis

*The value of the award will vary depending on the rate of return of the endowment for the given year.

Student Eligibility

  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at time of application.
  • The research must relate to the students’ academic field of study and should be conducted with the intention to advance knowledge.
  • Students must be in good academic standing (CGPA of 3.0 or higher)
  • Open to Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents and International students

Supervisor Eligibility

  • The professor supervising the research project must provide matching funds
  • The professor must be from the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. See a full list of all departments and units on our website: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Departments and Units (You can browse each unit’s listing to find a professor)
  • The professor must have  funding to match the monetary value of the award

How to apply; forms; student deadline

To submit a complete application, you need to identify and meet with an eligible researcher who is willing to serve as your proposed supervisor and will submit a project proposal with you.

Submit your completed forms to research.macdonald [at] mcgill.ca

Student: Supervisor:

Deadline:  March 15, 2017

For more Information

Macdonald Research Office
Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Raymond Building, Room R3-032
research.macdonald [at] mcgill.ca
514-398-8716