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Environment and Climate Change Canada Atmospheric and Meteorological undergraduate supplements

This supplement is available to you only if you are awarded an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA).

Overview
Value $1,000
Application deadline See below
How to apply See below
For more information See below

Objective

The objective of the Environment and Climate Change Canada Atmospheric and Meteorological undergraduate supplements is to

  • stimulate research in the atmospheric and meteorological sciences in Canadian academic institutions
  • encourage and support undergraduate students to carry out research of interest to Environment and Climate Change Canada
  • increase contacts between Environment and Climate Change Canada researchers and Canadian academic institutions
  • promote training of potential candidates for possible future graduate studies in the atmospheric and meteorological sciences and possible future employment at Environment and Climate Change Canada

Eligibility

To apply for this supplement, you must be holding, or have held in the preceding fall or winter terms, an Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). You must have taken or be planning to take atmospheric science or meteorology courses in a recognized undergraduate program at a Canadian institution. After your USRA work term, you will be required to provide a brief report to Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Description

This USRA supplement provides financial support to high-calibre students working toward degrees in the atmospheric or meteorological sciences or related fields. Environment and Climate Change Canada offers up to 20 supplements annually.

Supplement value

Environment and Climate Change Canada will supplement your USRA by $1,000.

Application procedures

To be considered for this supplement, you must prepare a brief explanation (maximum 300 words) showing how the proposed research during your USRA will contribute to the advancement of the atmospheric or meteorological sciences. Send this explanation, along with a copy of your completed application for a USRA (form 202), a copy of the NSERC USRA letter of award, and your transcripts directly to Environment and Climate Change Canada (see address below) by August 1.

Selection process

A special committee at Environment and Climate Change Canada will review the applications and recommend those it considers to have the best qualifications for this supplement.

Notification of results

Environment and Climate Change Canada will select the successful applications and announce the results by the end of September.

Payment

Environment and Climate Change Canada is responsible for releasing the award supplement. Environment and Climate Change Canada will release payment directly to you following completion of your USRA work term and upon receipt of a brief report from you.

Contact

Don Moncrieff
Office of the Director General
Atmospheric Science and Technology Directorate
Environment and Climate Change Canada
335 River Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 1C7

Tel.: 613-998-7346
Email: Don.Moncrieff@canada.ca