For more information about NSERC USRA, including a summary of eligibility criteria and student deadlines, see information for NSERC USRA applicants.
Important eligibiltiy note:
Students who have completed a Bachelor’s degree must have been registered in a Bachelor’s degree at an eligible university in at least one of the 2 terms immediately previous to the award to be eligible to hold a USRA. For the purposes of this document, the terms of an academic year are: Summer: May to August, Fall: September to December, and Winter: January to April.
Departments should verify their deadlines and administrative requirements with their faculties.
Deadline for faculties to submit nominations and payment information to GPS: ** NEW April 8, 2019
Required forms for Faculties and Departments
- Checklist provided by applicant
Awarding and Payment Materials:
- Student Stipend Authorization Form (for supervisor portion of award)
- USRA Offer Sample
- URSA Awardee Payment list