NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) Summer Program

The National Science and Engineering Research Council’s (NSERC’s) Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRAs) are meant to stimulate students interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage students to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research work experience that complements your studies in an academic setting, these competitive awards can provide you with financial support.


Duration: A full 16-week period, full-time

Value: $4,500 from NSERC, plus a minimum of $1,125 from the supervisor

Travel Allowances: a travel allowance may also be granted if you take up the award at a university other than the one at which you are currently registered. Click here for details about Travel Allowances.


NSERC USRA Program details


Visit our “Research” website for details on research groups http://carleton.ca/math/research