NSERC rewards excellence and nurtures Canada’s brightest young minds by funding top science and engineering students in Canada’s post-secondary institutions. NSERC Undergraduate Research Awards enable the recipient to gain research experience by working full time with an NSERC grant holder on a research project in a university laboratory. These awards have a value of $4,500 (plus a minimum 25% supplement from Waterloo), over 16 weeks.
$4,500 plus supervisor's contribution
- for students interested in pursuing research in the natural sciences, engineering, and math
- refer to the Office of Research's website for full details
Application instructions, deadlines, and links can be found on the Office of Research's website.
- See contact detail below.
Information is also available from Department Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) coordinators. The contact list is posted on the Office of Research's website.