How to apply

An application for the UTSC Undergraduate Research Prize will be made by the undergraduate student and will consist of the following:

  • Personal data - Full name, UTSC department, current program, unofficial transcript, dates of library research workshop/consultation(s)
  • 2 page description of research project using in clear, non-specialist language such that a general scholarly audience can understand the research, and include the wide implications of the project; note other research accomplishments.
  • A copy of your submitted research assignment (e.g. paper, website, presentation). If your research assignment cannot be submitted in an electronic format (e.g. a video, music performance, artwork) please email Sarah Guay, sarah.guay@utoronto.ca.
  • A statement by a librarian familiar with the applicant regarding the student's engagement in the research process (e.g. active participation in course research workshops or in depth research consultations).
  • Signed reference letter on departmental letterhead from a U of T Scarborough faculty member regarding the student's engagement in the research process as applicable (e.g. conceptualization of research design, execution of research, data collection, interpretation of data, etc.).
    • Support letters may be submitted up to 7 days after the application deadline; however, your submission must include confirmation from a faculty member and librarian that they will be supporting your application.

Application deadline: April 10, 2018 11:59pm EDT.

Applications must be submitted electronically in PDF format to the researchoffice@utsc.utoronto.ca. Reference letters in PDF format may be submitted by the faculty member and the librarian directly to researchoffice@utsc.utoronto.ca up to 7 days after the application deadline.