Undergraduate Research Awards

Research awards

Research done during the summer can become the basis of an ENSC 504 or 505 independent studies course.


ECO Canada Student Ambassador Award

Apply for an ECO Canada Student Ambassador Award and you could win the opportunity to showcase your research at an international environmental conference.

Application deadline: February

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Shell Experiential Energy Learning Awards Program

The Shell Experiential Energy Learning (SEEL) Program provides up to $100,000 per year to University of Calgary undergraduate students and student clubs for activities focused on sustainable energy, environment and the economy. Shell Canada supports the SEEL Program.

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Programs for Undergraduate Research Experience (PURE)

Application deadline: Early February

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Research Internships in Science and Engineering in Germany (RISE)

Application deadline: Late January

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European undergraduate research opportunities

EuroScholars is a unique research abroad program for highly talented undergraduate students.

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Northern Scientific Training Program Grants

Offered by the Arctic Institute of North America.

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Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Undergraduate Student Research Awards (NSERC USRA)

These are prestigious national awards by the main research agency in Canada. They pay most of your salary, with the rest supplied by the supervisor who must have a NSERC research grant.

Application deadline: Late January (see individual departments)

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