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Undergraduate Programs

Who should read this?
You should read this if you are a university undergraduate student. The information and types of awards outlined here are relevant only to undergraduate students.

Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Supplement Program
The Aboriginal Ambassadors in the Natural Sciences and Engineering Supplement (AANSE) Program promotes interest and participation in natural sciences and engineering, through the visits of Aboriginal students and fellows to Aboriginal communities and schools. NSERC encourages qualified Aboriginal students and fellows to apply for this supplement.
Environment Canada Atmospheric and Meteorological Undergraduate Supplements
The Environment Canada Atmospheric and Meteorological Undergraduate Supplements provide financial support to high-calibre students working toward degrees in the atmospheric or meteorological sciences, or related fields. Environment Canada offers a maximum of 20 supplements annually.
Undergraduate Student Research Awards
The Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research experience in an academic setting, these awards can provide you with financial support through your host university. NSERC encourages qualified Aboriginal students to apply to this program.
Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards
The Industrial Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and to pursue a research career in these fields. If you would like to gain research work experience in a non-university setting that complements your studies, these awards can provide you with financial support through your host organization. NSERC encourages qualified Aboriginal students to apply to this program.
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