Student Eligibility

The Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain research experience during the SUMMER semester. Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply to the URA program:

  1. Must be a Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  2. Must be currently registered in an undergraduate degree program.
  3. Must have a cumulative average of at least a 70% cumulative average, however departments may have additional academic criteria above this minimum. This condition may be waived at the discretion of the hiring faculty member.
  4. Must have a complete and error free full-time OSAP (or applicable provincial/territory student assistance program) application on file at the time of application.
  5. Must have demonstrated financial need as determined by the submission of the URA Financial Need Assessment Form.
  6. Must return to study at the University of Guelph in a bachelor program in the fall semester immediately after the employment term (students cannot be registered in their last semester of their bachelor degree program at the time of application).
  7. Must be engaged in full-time research during the tenure of the position. However, a student may register as a part-time student (up to 1.0 credits) during the award period at the discretion of the supervisor.
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
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