Apply to do Undergraduate research at UCalgary with one application
Student deadline: February 3, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. MST
The University of Calgary is pleased to offer a common application system for undergraduate students to apply for summer research funding.
These studentships allow students to engage in hands-on research projects with leading faculty members and provide a chance for students to develop skills and knowledge in their field of study.
Click the link below to get started on your application to access funding for your undergraduate research!
New funding for Black undergraduate student research with USRA
To reduce racial inequities in research opportunities, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) are implementing a new Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) program in 2023 to support Black students in summer research projects in health research or social sciences or humanities research. Students must apply using the same common application form.
In addition, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) announced additional federal government funding to support Black undergraduate students in summer research projects. All applications from students of Indigenous and/or Black heritage who meet the eligibility requirements will be put forward to NSERC for funding.
Mitacs is a national not-for-profit that helps industry and non-profit partners solve strategic challenges by leveraging Canada’s world-class post-secondary talent and a global network of industry, academic, and government partnerships. Through these collaborations, Mitacs helps business and community partners succeed, improves students’ on-the-job skills development, and strengthens Canada’s world-class innovation ecosystem. All Mitacs internships are paid a minimum of $10,000, and funding can go up to $180,000. Projects can last between 4 months to 4 years.
College of Discovery, Creativity and Innovation
The College of Discovery, Creativity and Innovation (CDCI) at the Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning is devoted to providing and supporting different types of learning experiences that bring together students, faculty and community through discovery, creativity, and innovation, cutting across the normal boundaries within the university.
Ready for Research Badge
The Ready for Research badge will prepare you to confidently participate in research within your undergraduate studies. This badge is a blend of online and in-person workshops, allowing you to choose between various learning activities to match your personal interests. Participating in this badge will help you discover undergraduate research opportunities on campus and create a plan to get involved with the research you are truly passionate about, enriching your undergraduate experience.