University of Toronto Excellence Awards (UTEA)

2017 University of Toronto Excellence Awards (UTEA) Program Guidelines

Purpose: To provide opportunities for research experience at the undergraduate level in the natural sciences and engineering (NSE) or social sciences and humanities (SSH); to augment the formal research courses offered by the University of Toronto; to give undergraduate students opportunities to experience different approaches to research in various fields; to help students learn and appreciate the investigative methodology of areas of particular interest; and, to provide students with an experience that will allow them to make informed decisions about pursuing careers in research.

Award Value:

UTEA-NSE: $6,000 ($4,875 provided by the University to be matched by a minimum of $1,125 by the student’s supervisor and/or department). Any supplement above this level may be set at the supervisor's or department's discretion.

UTEA-SSH: $6,000 provided by the University. Any supplement above this level may be set at the supervisor's or department's discretion.

Award Duration: 14 full weeks in the summer term, between May 1 and September 30, 2017.

Deadline for receipt of applications in Chemical and Physical Sciences (CPS Department): 

(Paper copies of Part 1 and Part 2)  Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Contact: Undergraduate Assistant, Arthur Tieu, Room DV4059B

An OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT SHOULD BE ORDERED and brought to the Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences in a sealed envelope.  

2017 UTEA Student Application Form - Part 1 

2017 UTEA Supervisor Application Form - Part 2

2017 UTEA Eligibility of Students & Supervisors for UTEA