# NSERC USRA 2021

**NSERC UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH AWARDS****at**

**MCMASTER**** UNIVERSITY**

**DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS**

**SUMMER 2021**

These prestigious awards enable undergraduate students to spend the summer (16 consecutive weeks) working with a research group. If you are interested in spending “Summer 2021" working with a McMaster University researcher, and you have at least a **9.0 cumulative average **(or above) we invite you to apply through the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. A list of potential projects and supervisors for the summer is available here. Students must contact a prospective supervisor before submitting an application. .

The awards have a total stipend of $8120 for the 16 weeks (NSERC award of $6000 + University contribution $2120).

Applications are invited from all qualified students in level 2 and above.**APPLICATION PROCEDURE**

- Visit the NSERC website and determine if you are eligible for the award, read the instructions.
- Contact a prospective supervisor.
- Obtain a transcript (to include December 2020 results) we will accept unofficial transcripts at the application stage
- Login to NSERC website and fill in Form 202 Part 1 on-line (must be filled in on-line there will be no exceptions) upload your transcript.
- Give your NSERC reference number to your potential supervisor so that they can fill out Form 202 Part 2 on-line.
- Completed applications (Part 1, Part 2 and transcript) should be sent as a pdf file to Julie Fogarty, fogarty@mcmaster.ca by
**4pm on Friday February 12th, 2021**

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