NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards for 2005

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NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards for 2013
Faculty of Science, Dalhousie University
Objective
These awards are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences. They are also meant to encourage you
to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research
experience in an academic setting, these awards can provide you with financial support through Dalhousie University.
Student eligibility summary
 Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
 Registered (at the time you apply) as a full-time student in a BSc programme (or equivalent) in the natural sciences
 Cumulative grade of B or better over the previous years of study
 Completed all the course requirements of at least the first year of university study of a BSc
 During tenure of the award, the student will be employed full-time in research and development activities in the natural
sciences
For more information on rules and eligibility see:
http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/UG-PC/USRA-BRPC_eng.asp
Host laboratory eligibility***
 Faculty of the host laboratory must have an active NSERC grant at the time of tenure of the USRA. If you wish to work
with a faculty who has applied for (but does not have) an NSERC, you must specify the alternate laboratory at the time of
application.
Award value and duration
NSERC funds each award at $4,500 and each supervisor is required to supplement the award by at least 25% (a minimum of
$1,125). Awards in the Faculty of Science are tenable during the period Wednesday, May 1 through Sunday, September
1, 2013. All awards must be for a period of 16 weeks arranged at the mutual convenience of the student and the
supervisor within this time period. Salary will be paid monthly.
Application/Deadline
Contact your department representative (listed below) for deadline and application procedures.
Note: If you are currently registered in any X/Y classes, you will need to obtain a written statement for those classes from your
professor(s) indicating your mid-year mark.
Selection
When selecting students for awards, the university will assess the merit of each application on the basis of the student's
academic record and research aptitude. In doing this, it will take into account the objectives of the USRA program as
detailed by NSERC. The selection of NSERC USRA will be made by the Undergraduate Research Committee mid-March
2013. Applicants and prospective supervisors will be informed of the results of the competition by electronic mail.
Department Contacts
Engineering students should contact the Faculty of Engineering Dean’s office ([email protected] or at 494-6199)
Anatomy and Neurobiology ........................ [email protected] .................................... 494-2051
Biochemistry .............................................. [email protected] ................................. 494-6436
Biology ....................................................... [email protected] ............................................ 494-6741
Chemistry ................................................... [email protected] ..................................... 494-3714
Economics ................................................. [email protected] ...................................... 494-6992
Earth Sciences ........................................... [email protected] ............................................. 494-7827
Environmental Programmes ...................... [email protected] .................................. 494-1286
Health & Human Performance ................... [email protected]/[email protected] ..... 494-1154
Mathematics ............................................... [email protected] ........................................... 494-2385
Microbiology & Immunology ....................... [email protected] ...................................... 494-2590
Oceanography ........................................... [email protected] (Lynn Peters) ..................... 494-3558
................................................................... [email protected] ..................................... 494-3021
Pathology ................................................... [email protected] ...................................... 494-2091
Pharmacology ............................................ [email protected] 494-1384
Physics....................................................... [email protected] ................................ 494-2313
Physiology and Biophysics ........................ [email protected] ................................... 494-2995
Psychology................................................. [email protected] ......................................... 494-1875
Statistics..................................................... [email protected] ..................................... 494-1048
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/ddw
(Last updated: November 21, 2012)
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