Undergraduate Summer Research

Undergraduate Student Research Internship (USRI) 2023

The Department of Mathematics is accepting applications for the Undergraduate Student Research Internships (USRIs) for the summer months to develop a short-term research project with a faculty mentor. The USRIs are valued at $9000 for a 16-week term through May to August. In addition to working on the project, students will be participating in professional development workshops and present their work as part of the end of summer virtual exhibition event.

The application deadline is: April 3, 2023 at midnight

To apply:

  • complete the attached application form and send it to math-usri@groups.uwo.ca ;
  • submit your unofficial transcript (a.k.a. web academic report) to the same address;
  • arrange for at least one reference letter to be submitted on your behalf (see below for details).

Questions? Comments? Contact us at math-usri@groups.uwo.ca.

Application Form

Undergraduate Summer Research Award (USRA) 2023 

Applications are invited for Research Awards for the summer months of 2023 at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Western Ontario.

Supervision is available in a variety of areas of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics related to existing research conducted by faculty member. Applicants are not required to specify a particular area of interest.

This program will be run in cooperation with NSERC's Undergraduate Student Research Award program. The awards will be for four months during May -- August. Salaries will be a minimum of $2,680 for four months, 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, and possess an A average. 

In accordance with NSERC and Canadian Immigration regulations, this advertisement is directed to persons holding Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

 The closing date for receipt of applications is January 23, 2023.  

Information Poster Application Form

E-mail inquiries are welcome. Interested individuals should send a completed application form (in .txt format), a CV/resume, recent grade report, NSERC application for Undergraduate Student Research Award “Form 202–part 1” (must be completed and printed from NSERC’s web site:  http://www.nserc.ca/) and arrange to have two reference letters sent to Stephanie Lim @ math-usra@uwo.ca

Department of Mathematics 
Attention: Stephanie Lim
The University of Western Ontario 
London, Ontario 
N6A 5B7 Canada

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