The departmental deadline: March 21, 2021
University of Toronto Excellence Awards (UTEA)
These awards are funded by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Strategic Enrolment Management in partnership with the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation. The UTEA aims to provide undergraduate students with funding support to conduct summer research projects under the supervision of U of T faculty members.
For the 2022 cycle, UTM will award up to TEN (10) UTEA in Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE), and THIRTEEN (13) UTEA in Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH).
Award value - UTEA-NSE: $7,500 ($5,250 provided by the University to be matched by a minimum of $2,250 from the student’s supervisor and/or department).
Award Value - UTEA-SSH: $7,500 ($5,250 provided by the University to be matched by a minimum of $2,250 from the student’s supervisor and/or department).
Award Duration: 14 full weeks in the summer term, between May 1 and September 30.
Please visit the Office of the Vice-Principal Research, UTM - UTEA website for more details and eligibility. For an overview on the process and the necessary application form, see the documents below.
Applications must be submitted to the MCS department by: March 21, 2022.
If the potential supervisor is in the Computer Science discipline, submit the application to Yvette Ye. If the potential supervisor is in the Mathematics or Applied Statistics discipline, submit the application to Laura Ferlito. Contact information can be found here.
Faculty members who hold NSERC Grants and are eligible to supervise a UTEA in the MCS Department are as follows:
A. Bonner L. A. Kahrs
J. Burgner-Kahrs S. Sachdeva
S. Fidler F. Shkurti
A. Garg D. Wigdor
I. Binder Y. Liokumovich
D. Dauvergne A. Shankar
J. de Simoi Y. Shlapentokh-Rotham
J. Desjardins S. Unger
M. Groechenig M. Yampolsky
Y. Karshon K. Zhang