Undergraduate Student Research Awards

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Undergraduate Student Research Awards

There are several award programs that fund undergraduate student research projects at McGill (and sometimes off-campus), usually in the summer. Please see the following:

Please also consult the Office for Undergraduate Research in Science website at www.mcgill.ca/science/research/ours for any new programs that may have been added.

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NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Undergraduate Student Research Awards (NSERC USRA) in Universities program supports 16 consecutive weeks of paid full-time research under the supervision of a professor who holds an NSERC research grant. It is an excellent way to prepare for graduate studies or a future career in science. This program is offered at other universities across Canada, and a travel allowance from NSERC is available.

To apply, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada. Apply through the university where you wish to hold the award. See www.mcgill.ca/science/research/ours/nserc for more information.

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NSERC Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards

NSERC Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards

In cooperation with a company, students can also apply for an Industrial NSERC Award to provide salary support and gain industrially relevant experience. Students apply for these awards through one or more companies (not through McGill). For more information on forms, student eligibility, and company eligibility, please visit the NSERC website www.nserc.ca and look for the Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards.

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SURA: Science Undergraduate Research Awards

SURA: Science Undergraduate Research Awards

Science Undergraduate Research Awards—SURAs—are for both Canadian and international McGill students registered in a B.Sc. or B.A. & Sc. science undergraduate program (B.A. students may wish to look into programs offered by the Faculty of Arts). SURAs are broadly similar to the NSERC USRA; two differences are, on the student side, that international students may apply, and on the supervisor side, while they must still hold a research grant, the grant may also be from one of the other funding agencies, namely CRC, NSERC, CIHR, SSHRC, FRQS, or FRQNT (not only NSERC).

See www.mcgill.ca/science/research/ours/sura for details.

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