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. The applicant’s research must be completed under the supervision of Department or Faculty member.

Applicants must submit a detailed description of their research project, transcripts of their complete academic record, and a reference from the appropriate Department or Faculty member responsible for the project. Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their academic record, project description and faculty reference.
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 immediately following the granting of the award.

$3,000 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. Project Description NOTE: This is not required for this year's application. (recommended maximum 2 pages): 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.
  6. Transcript(s): Please upload up-to-date official or unofficial transcript(s) of your entire academic record (including transfer credit). If you have multiple transcripts, please combine them into one single document and upload as one file.
  7. Reference: Please provide the email address of a faculty member who will use the awards platform to complete a reference. The faculty member must the proposed supervisor for your project.
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