Summer Research Fellowships

Department Statement on On-line Assessment

 

NSERC USRA (Undergraduate Student Research Award)


NSERC USRA's purpose is to stimulate intensive undergraduate research in natural sciences and engineering. To apply through the Psychology Department, the supervisor must be a full-time member of the Psychology Department.

Eligibility: Canadian citizens and permanent residents

Duration: 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis

For more information on how to apply, eligibility, and application forms, consult the Faculty of Science NSERC USRA website

 

SURA (Science Undergraduate Research Award)


SURA recipients will engage in 16 weeks of full-time research and development activity under the supervision of a McGill Science professor holding grant funding. First offered in Summer 2007, SURAs are made possible by funding from generous donors, participating research supervisors, and the Faculty of Science. To apply through the Psychology Department, the supervisor must be a full-time member of the Psychology Department.

Eligibility: International and Canadian students

Duration: 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis

For more information on how to apply, eligibility, and application forms, consult the Faculty of Science SURA website.

 

PURA (Psychology Undergraduate Research Award)


The PURA is an award offered by the Psychology Department for the summer. It is similar to the SURA. Recipients will engage in 16 weeks (35 hours/week) of full-time research and development activity under the supervision of a Psychology professor holding grant funding. Its value is $7,000 ($4,000 from the Psychology Department and $3,000 from the supervisor). To be eligible to apply, the student must be enrolled in Psychology at McGill University and have a minimum CGPA of 3.3. The supervisor must be a full-time member of the Psychology Department.

CHANGES FOR SUMMER 2020:

- Students and supervisors must be prepared to work remotely.

- There is a part-time option: 17.5 hours/week, value of $3,500 ($2,000 from the Psych Dept and $1,500 from supervisor). If you are applying for part-time, include that on the application form.

Eligibility: International and Canadian students

Duration: 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis

Deadline: Thursday, April 30th, 2020 by noon to undergrad.psych [at] mcgill.ca

Application Form

 

Bertha Lapitsky Award for Research in Child Development


The Bertha Lapitsky undergraduate summer research award is given for research in child development. Recipients will engage in 16 weeks (35 hours/week) of full-time research and development activity under the supervision of a Psychology professor holding grant funding. Its value is $7,000 ($4,000 from the Psychology Department and $3,000 from the supervisor). To be eligible to apply, the student must be enrolled in Psychology at McGill University and have a minimum CGPA of 3.3. The supervisor must be a full-time member of the Psychology Department and be conducting research on child development.

CHANGES FOR SUMMER 2020:

- Students and supervisors must be prepared to work remotely.

- There is a part-time option: 17.5 hours/week, value of $3,500 ($2,000 from the Psych Dept and $1,500 from supervisor). If you are applying for part-time, include that on the application form.

Eligibility: International and Canadian students

Duration: 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis

Deadline: Thursday, April 30th by noon to undergrad.psych [at] mcgill.ca

Application Form

 

Judith Mappin Award for Research in Women's Health


The Judith Mappin undergraduate summer research award is given for research in women's health. Recipients will engage in 16 weeks (35 hours/week) of full-time research and development activity under the supervision of a Psychology professor holding grant funding. Its value is $7,000 ($4,000 from the Psychology Department and $3,000 from the supervisor). To be eligible to apply, the student must be enrolled in Psychology at McGill University and have a minimum CGPA of 3.3. The supervisor must be a full-time member of the Psychology Department and be conducting research on women's health.

CHANGES FOR SUMMER 2020:

- Students and supervisors must be prepared to work remotely.

- There is a part-time option: 17.5 hours/week, value of $3,500 ($2,000 from the Psych Dept and $1,500 from supervisor). If you are applying for part-time, include that on the application form.

Eligibility: International and Canadian students

Duration: 16 consecutive weeks on a full-time basis

Deadline: Thursday, April 30th by noon to undergrad.psych [at] mcgill.ca

Application Form

 

Other summer fellowship opportunities may become available from time to time. Consult Faculty of Science or Undergraduate Research Opportunities page.  

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