The Division of Community Engagement

HYRS Student Summer Research Program 2019

The University of Alberta is accepting applications for the Alberta Innovates Heritage Youth Researcher Summer (HYRS) Program.

HYRS is a six-week program from July 3 to August 15, 2019, designed for students from Alberta high schools to gain first-hand experience in biomedical and health research, and to introduce them to career opportunities in research. We invite students that are thinking about pursuing a future career in science apply. Application deadline is April 16, 2019.  All printed applications forms must be dropped off or mailed in post dated no later than April 16, 2019. Please be sure to provide your teacher and community reference this page to do the online reference forms.  If you have any questions, please email Thanks, The HYRS Team.


For full details of the HYRS Program, please read the HYRS 2019 Information Letter


On-Line HYRS Application Form
(All completed on-line within application form except for the reference letters below.)


 Or  (Please Note: only one version of the application will be accepted)


Download the HYRS Application**

(Includes: HYRS 2019 Information letter and HYRS Application form)
**Please Note:  You will need to print all the forms, have them all completed and mailed or dropped off at the office by April 16, 2019.




HYRS On-line Application Reference Forms (only):


Teacher Reference Form

Community Reference Form