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Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Prentice Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Preamble and Purpose:

The Prentice Undergraduate Research Scholarship (PURS) offers financial support to senior level undergraduate students who undertake a research project associated with independent study, applied studies or thesis under the supervision of a Prentice Institute research affiliate. Ideally, the project should be part of the supervisor’s ongoing research project for the Prentice Institute. The intent of the scholarship is to increase involvement of undergraduate students in Prentice Institute research activities. The scholarship is also an excellent way that research affiliates could identify and recruit well qualified graduate students and ultimately develop the next generation of scholars in Prentice Institutes’ research areas. Scholarship holders are expected to participate in Prentice Institute’s research programs and activities. The research scholarship is administered by the Prentice Research Advisory Committee.

Deadline

  • October 31st

Value

  • $1,500 per award. Up to 3 scholarships will be awarded annually.

 

Eligibility

To hold a Prentice Institute undergraduate research scholarship, a student must be:

  • Full-time continuing undergraduate students currently enrolled in a research project (at independent study, applied studies or thesis) under the supervision of a Prentice Institute research affiliate.

Criteria

  • Academic achievement (minimum GPA of 3.5).
  • Enrolled in a program and making satisfactory progress toward undergraduate degree.
  • Research project should be in alignment with the current Prentice Institute Research areas.

Application

Required. Submission is made to the Prentice Institute prentice@uleth.ca. A research proposal and a minimum 500-word essay describing the scope and impact of their research project is required.

Recipient Selection

Recipient(s) will be selected by the Prentice Research Advisory Committee and nomination(s) will be forwarded to the Scholarship and Student Finance office.

Agency Name: 
The Prentice Institute
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
$1,500 per award
Grant Location: 
Internal
Internal Deadline: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Grant Type: 
Awards
Grant Area: 
Social Science
Humanities
Industry
Other
Grant Eligibility: 
Students
Other