These term positions often take place during the spring and summer months.
In addition to direct involvement in research, some students may go on to co-author a manuscript or paper, create a poster and showcase it in a symposium, or give presentations.
Funding for SURE Scholars (formerly OVPR USRA program) are allocated to colleges. Faculty members submit an application to their college for funding to hire a research assistant using college deadlines and requirements. (Note: the 2021 SURE Scholars program is on hold pending funding announcements).
Find other USask undergraduate research funding here.
What do past undergraduate students have to say about their research assistantships and other research work on campus? Check out these student stories!