Schedule of Dates for USRA Competition - Summer 2017

November 30, 2016
Information package and notification of assistantships sent to Deans' Offices.
January 11, 2017
Deadline for project proposal (Form 1) submission to Student Financial Services.
January 18, 2017
Project proposals are posted on Student Financial Services web site. Departments may also advertise positions within their areas.
January 18 until February 9, 2017
Students can apply for positions.
February 27, 2017
Interviews begin.
March 10, 2017
Interviews conclude.
March 13, 2017
First day job offers can be made to students. Departments should submit NSERC Form 202 Part I & II and the student's transcript to the Office of Research. Please note: Departments must honour the offers they make to students even if NSERC deems candidates ineligible. Please contact Office of Research Services in advance for any questions regarding eligibility. Employment offer letters should be included as part of the hiring process, which also includes an Employee Data form to Human Resources.
March 13, 2016
Deadline for departments must submit NSERC Form 202 Part I & II and the student's transcript to the Office of Research. (**contact if an extension is required). These should be sent as one package by each department, and include a list of the selected students and supervisors. If there are vacant positions that have not been filled by March 13, please attach a note explaining the circumstances. Please note that OR-5 forms are not required. Please also note that if a student is Aboriginal and has self-identified, these applications are not counted towards the quota quota (another application should be sent in addition to this one, or let know if the department cannot fill it). These students should also be able to provide proof, or have a way of identifying themselves.
For more information please visit NSERC website or contact at the Office of Research, University of Guelph.
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1