NSERC USRA - Summer Program


These awards are meant to stimulate interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering and to encourage the undertaking of graduate studies and pursuit of a research career in these fields. These awards are intended to help students gain research experience in an academic setting. To be eligible, the applicant must: be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada; be registered as a full-time student, and have a cumulative average of "B".


  • Deadline to apply for a USRA at Western (Form 202s Part I and II submitted online): January 26, 2018
  • IMPORTANT: Check with the faculty to which you are applying as earlier internal faculty/department deadlines may be in place



You will need to check with the faculty through which you wish to apply for the application process and a list of eligible supervisors.