Undergraduate Summer Research

Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) and Undergraduate Student Research Internships (USRI) 2024

Applications are invited for the Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) and the Undergraduate Student Research Internships (USRI) for the summer months of 2024 in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Western Ontario.

The department has several faculty members available to supervise research in a variety of areas of mathematics and applied mathematics. Applicants are not required to specify a particular area of interest or a supervisor.

Both awards will be for four months during May-August. Salaries will be a minimum of $9,268, depending on circumstances, and we will, in addition, provide a travel allowance in accordance with NSERC’s Travel Allowance policy. The awards are subject to availability of funding and depend on the qualifications of the applicants. Each applicant should be an undergraduate student in a mathematical sciences program. 

The USRI competition is open to all students enrolled at Western in Winter 2024 and intending to return in Fall 2024. In accordance with NSERC and Canadian Immigration regulations, the USRA competition is directed only to persons holding Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status. Applicants must possess a satisfactory average, defined as minimum 75% for USRA and 70% for USRI.

The closing date for receipt of applications is January 20, 2024 February 7, 2024.  

Information Poster

E-mail: math-usra@uwo.ca
Phone: 519-661-3641
Fax: 519-661-3610

(Note: Successful applicants will be required to submit official transcripts; offers will be conditional upon receipt of necessary documentation.) 

For more information email math-usra@uwo.ca.