George Ellis Research Scholarship

The George Ellis Research Scholarship was established to promote academic research at the undergraduate level. A program of research activity must be carried out (under authorized supervision) and completed by April 1st of the academic year following the granting of the award. Holders of research scholarships may be expected to present to the Office of the Dean or the Director a complete report of the results of their research, in a form acceptable to the supervising department. Application may be made for academic credit through Independent Study for work done in fulfillment of the terms of the scholarship.

Students must have completed a minimum of 19 semester courses (57.0 credit hours) in a degree program at the time the research is undertaken. Students will also have successfully completed a minimum of eight graded semester courses (24.0 credit hours) in the last two regular (fall/spring) semesters at the University of Lethbridge, with a minimum GPA of 3.50. The applicant’s research must be completed under the supervision of Department or Faculty member.

Applicants must submit a formal research proposal and a letter of recommendation from the appropriate Department or Faculty member responsible for the project. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record, project proposal and letter of recommendation.
This award (maximum $3,000 – Scholarships and Student Finance will determine the value of the scholarship) is payable upon confirmation of full-time enrollment at the University of Lethbridge in the Fall and/or Spring semesters immediately following the granting of the award.

$3,000.00 maximum
Undergraduate Awards
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you an undergraduate student who is interested in research and will be completing a summer project or independent study before April 1st of the following year?
  2. Please provide the name and department of your research supervisor:
  3. What is the proposed research start date:
  4. What is the proposed research end date:
  5. Please upload a formal research proposal. Your proposal should include the following: background, research question, methodology, expected results and/or the potential value of the research. It should be succinct, no more than 1500 words. Your name and student ID number must be visible on your document. File type must be .pdf.