NATURAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA (NSERC) USRA
INTERNAL APPLICATION Deadline for Summer 2020: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 4:00 P.M.
Applications for Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) must be completed and submitted to the Canadian university where you wish to hold an award through NSERC's On-line System. Selected applications are submitted to NSERC by universities. No applications for university awards may be submitted directly to NSERC.
Amount of Award: $9300 ($4500 NSERC funding, plus $4800 supplemental funding)
Term of Award: 16 consecutive weeks, on a full-time basis (40 hours/week)
UGRC Requirement: *USRA recipients are required to present a project at TWU's annual Undergraduate Research Conference in the Spring semester.
Visit NSERC USRA for full details of the program, including application instrcutions and eligibility.
Additional online resources:
- Guide for Applicants: Considering equity, diversity and inclusion in your application
- FAQs for Applicants
- Application tutorial video
- PDF Forms & Instructions
- Online Services
- Form 202 Online Instructions.
- NSERC USRA Student Application Process 2020. These instructions are provided to help you through the applicaiton process. Please consult the NSERC website for further details.
- NSERC USRA Research Aptitude 2020. This form is used by the selection committee to assess your research aptitude. Do not upload it into the NSERC application site. It should be submitted directly to the Scholarship Liaison Officer, Office of Reserach & Graduate Studies.
SUPERVISOR ELIGIBILITY for NSERC USRA: Tenure-track faculty in NSERC eligible disciplines. A supervisor may submit applications to supervise a maximum of two students.
*NSERC will be updating its online information in January 2020.
2019 NSERC USRA RECIPIENTS
*2019 USRA Recipients will be presenting their research at TWU's UGRC 2020 on Thursday, April 9th.
|Recipient Name||Supervisor||Research Project|
|Nathan Ahrendt||Sam Pimentel, PhD||Modeling upper ocean temperatures in the Salish Sea|
|Mikayla Bakker||Eve Stringham, PhD||Osmotic stress and pathogen resistance|
|Maria Goncharova||David Clements, PhD||Dispersal, germination, and performance of hybrid knotweed seeds|
|Samuel Louw||Chad Friesen, PhD||Telechelic perfluoropolyalkylethers containing micro-carbon cages|
|Peter Mittermaier||Anita Cote, PhD||Adaptive ventricular-vascular interactions following high-intensity interval training|
|Justin van Heek||Herbert Tsang, PEng, PhD||Design Space Exploration - Understanding Human Movements|