Alberta Innovates Summer Research Award

Students in an undergraduate program who are enrolled in a summer research program. Must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.30 at the time of application. A maximum of four (4) students per supervisor per year can apply for the Summer Research Award.

Selection will be made on the basis of academic achievement, supervisor track record, and project description. Project must relate to and link to at least one of the following Alberta Innovates priority areas: digital health, data enabled health transformation, or health innovation or technology acceleration.

Payments to be made in monthly installments May-August.

Undergraduate Awards
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you applied for any of the following awards: Chinook Summer Research Award or NSERC URSA?
  2. Supervisor CV: List published or accepted publications relevant to the proposal from the last 3 years. List current operating grants held by the Supervisor.
  3. Project Description: Please upload a detailed project description. This document should be developed in cooperation with the proposed supervisor. Provide a title and summary of the research project in which the student will be involved. Be sure to describe the role of the student in the proposed project with respect to the skills they will gain and the expected outcomes. Explain how the project relates to the following Priority Areas, if applicable: (1) Digital Health (2) Data Enabled Health Transformation (3) Health Innovation and Technology Acceleration
  4. Student Letter: Please upload a detailed letter indicating the specific learning objectives associated with the academic program and your qualifications (e.g. education, experience, leadership roles, etc.) for this research award. This letter should also list your previous awards and scholarships. Please include an explanation for any course withdrawals and/or lower transfer credits and/or semesters of study with less than 5 courses.
  5. Letter of Recommendation: Please provide an email address of a faculty member who will use the awards platform to provide a letter of recommendation. This may be the supervising faculty, other U of L faculty, or a faculty member from another post-secondary institution that is known to you. If this letter is being provided by the supervising faculty member, you must include a separate letter from that individual. The letter of recommendation must clearly outline the member's assessment of your academic record, extracurricular participation, leadership skills and community involvement where applicable.
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