The departmental deadline for 2023:  March 20, 2023

University of Toronto Excellence Awards (UTEA)

These awards are funded jointly by the Division of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation and the Office of the Vice-Provost, Strategic Enrolment Management. The UTEA aims to provide undergraduate students with funding support to conduct summer research projects under the supervision of U of T faculty members, augmenting the formal research courses offered at U of T and helping students better understand investigative methodologies.

For the 2023 cycle, UTM will award up to FIFTEEN (15) UTEA in Natural Sciences and Engineering (NSE), NINETEEN (19) UTEA in Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) and NINE (9) UTEA in Health & Life Sciences (HLS).

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

** Important note on Faculty eligibility for UTEA: The supervisor of a UTEA-NSE recipient must be a faculty member holding an active NSERC grant administered through UTM, either as the principal investigator or the co-investigator, or have a pending application.

Please visit the UTM Office of the Vice-Principal, Research UTEA website for more details and eligibility. If you are interested in applying, please start by carefully reviewing the documents in the list below to understand eligibility and the process involved. 

Contact your discipline's academic advisor or Rong Wu (rong.wu@utoronto.ca) with any questions you may have regarding this award opportunity.

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.






Last updated 6-Mar-23