Undergraduate Prize: How to apply

How to Apply

Please use the attached coversheet/checklist to help ensure that all the application components are included (in the correct order). Application for the UTSC Undergraduate Research Prize will be made by the undergraduate student and will consist of the following in a single PDF package in this order:

  • Personal data (1 page) 
    • Full name 
    • UTSC department 
    • Current program 
    • Year of study 
    • Identify if you are applying for the Sciences, Social Sciences or Humanities award 
  • Description of research or creative project using clear, non-specialist language (2 pages) 
  • Include also the wider implications of the project 
  • The applicant’s engagement in the research or creative process (1 page – see template – research strategy /creative process, includes sources/databases/guides/software used and why those resources were chosen, any dates/names of library research workshop, did you set up any consultation(s) with the library, if yes, with who? How this was helpful to you, what they learned) 
  • 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 or creative process 
  • A copy of the submitted research assignment (e.g. paper, website, presentation) or creative project (e.g., zine, play, painting, photography). 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 in the correct order to researchoffice.utsc@utoronto.ca.  

Application deadline: March 31, 2023 12:00 PM EST (NOON)