Apply for a summer research award

Undergraduate Summer Research Scholarships - Summer 2023

There are about 70 Faculty of Science-coordinated summer research awards available each year, on a competitive basis, for current undergraduate students. Interested students may apply for an award and indicate the faculty member they’d like to work with. Award winners spend 16 weeks participating in a research project, alongside graduate students and other undergraduates.

Questions? The department has a dedicated faculty member in charge of summer research awards who assists students through the application process, Shannon Sterling. You can contact her at

Guidelines - Faculty of Science Summer Research Awards 2023
Faculty of Science Undergraduate Summer Research Awards Application Form (Summer 2023)

IMPORTANT: The deadline for submissions has been extended to Wednesday, February 8th at 10:00 pm. Please email completed applications to

For more information see the department's Funding and Awards page or the Faculty of Science's Summer Research Awards page (NetID login required).