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 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,
  • 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 Reference letters in PDF format may be submitted by the faculty member and the librarian directly to up to 7 days after the application deadline.