How to apply

How to Apply

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, number of credits, status (full time or part time), dates of library research workshop/consultation(s);

  • 2-page description of research project using clear, non-specialist language such that a general scholarly audience can understand the research. Include also the wider implications of the project as well as a note on the student's other research accomplishments;

  • A written statement (letter or email) 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);

  • A signed reference letter on departmental letterhead from a U of T Scarborough faculty member or course instructor 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.);

  • A copy of the submitted research assignment (e.g. paper, website, presentation). If the research assignment cannot be submitted in an electronic format (e.g. a video, music performance, artwork) please email Sarah Forbes.

Applications must be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to

April 7, 2020, 11:59pm EDT -- Application deadline
End of May/Early June 2020 -- Winners announced
June 2020 -- Prizes awarded