Western University PsychologyFaculty of Social Science

NSERC USRA Summer 2017 Program


The deadline for the NSERC USRA program for the Department of Psychology is January 25, 2017.  Application materials must be received by the Psychology main office by this date.

Application information.

Students applying to this program must have their application sponsored by a faculty member from the Psychology Department.  These faculty sponsors must hold an active NSERC Grant, and each faculty member may sponsor one application.

Undergraduates wishing to apply to this program should contact potential supervisors directly well in advance of the deadline.  Successful applicants in Psychology will be selected based on the following criteria:

The faculty below have indicated that they are interested in sponsoring applications for 2017.  Further details on these researchers can be found here http://psychology.uwo.ca/people/faculty/fulltime.html

NSERC USRA Summer 2017 Psychology Supervisors

Dr. Daniel Ansari

Dr. Jessica Grahn

Dr. Marc Joanisse

Dr. Stefan Köhler

Dr. Paul Minda

Dr. J. Bruce Morton

Dr. Peter Ossenkopp


When a student and a faculty member reach agreement on a possible summer project:

The student must login or register at NSERC website.

The student must complete Form 202 Part I online.  http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/UG-PC/USRA-BRPC_eng.asp

The student should print and complete this Stipend Form. The faculty member with whom they are applying should sign this and fill it in. There is no need for any other signature on the stipend form, except your supervisor’s.

The faculty member should login or register at NSERC website and complete Form 202 Part II online.

Applicants must use the online forms available on the NSERC website (http://www.nserc.ca/forms/formtable_e.htm) . Please make sure you use the current version of Form 202, which is available on the NSERC website.

Applicants should submit the following items to the Psychology Main Office (SSC 7418) by 4:00 PM January 25, 2017.
i) Printed copy of Form 202 Parts I and II.  
ii) Signed stipend form.
iii) Copy of student transcript (unofficial copy is fine)
iv) Student CV or resume listing prior research experience.

More information on the USRA program, including eligibility criteria:

http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/Students-Etudiants/UG-PC/USRA-BRPC_eng.asp

http://www.uwo.ca/research/funding/students/nserc_usra_overview.html