Undergraduate Programs

Roger S Smith Undergraduate Research Award

Looking for a great summer job?
Want to do research this summer?

Apply for a Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Student Research Award in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation

  • Obtain meaningful summer employment
  • Investigate and learn more about an area of interest
  • Gain valuable skills and experience
  • Develop a positive working relationship with a faculty member
  • Explore career opportunities in the research environment related to social sciences, humanities and fine arts

Purpose

The Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Student Research Award in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation is intended to cultivate and support research partnerships between undergraduate students and faculty members.
The award is offered for research experience in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Value and Number of Awards

One award worth $5000.00, is intended to provide a student with 15 weeks (20 hours/week) of research-based activity during the May 1 - August 30 period.

Eligibility

The award is open to full-time undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation who are entering their second, third, or fourth year and who achieved a minimum GPA of 3.0. The student must have completed at least 30 credits but no more than 90 credits (plus or minus 6 credits).

The award is tenable only once in a student’s undergraduate career.

How to Apply

Interested students are responsible for finding a supervisor who will agree to support their proposed research activities and complete PART III of the application form.

Submit an application form and resume before the application deadline, April 13, 2017 at 4:00 PM (MDT)


Dr. Nick Holt, Associate Dean (Research)

Administration Office, Room 3-111 University Hall, Van Vliet Complex

Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

Adjudication Committee

All completed applications will be reviewed and ranked by the Associate Dean (Undergraduate) and Associate Dean (Research).