Student Eligibility

The Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to obtain research experience typically during the summer semester. Students must meet the following criteria to be eligible to apply to the USRA program:

  1. Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  2. Must be registered  in Bachelor's degree in an eligible university in at least one of the two terms immediately previous to the award (summer term).
  3. Must have a cumulative average of at least a 'B-' standing (>=70%) during the course of their undergraduate study.
  4. There are no conditions of financial need.
  5. All students in eligible bachelor programs at Canadian universities (including DVM students).
  6. Have completed at least the first two terms of a bachelor program.
  7. Not have started a graduate program at the time of the award.
  8. Be engaged in full-time research during the tenure of the award.
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1