NSERC Indigenous Student Researchers Pathway to URSA

About the pathway

The Federal Ministry of Innovation, Science and Industry offers an undergraduate research award pathway for Indigenous Student Researchers through the NSERC USRA. If you self-identify as Indigenous, apply to the NSERC USRA program.

Application requirements

To apply through this pathway, you will be required to:

Application deadlines

Faculty, school, or program

Deadline to apply for the pathway

Faculty of Medicine

Thurs, Mar 2, 2023

UBC Vancouver Applied Science

Wed, Mar 15, 2023

Sauder School of Business

Fri, Mar 17, 2023

All other faculties (excluding Faculty of Medicine, UBC Vancouver Applied Science, and Sauder School of Business)

Fri, Mar 10, 2023

If you have questions

Review the NSERC USRA page for details on eligibility requirements, application instructions, important timelines, and more.

For application process and general questions, contact your faculty, school, or department USRA Coordinator. You can view the faculty or school list for deadlines and contacts. 

You can also email NSERC USRA Liaison Officer at nserc.usra@ubc.ca.