International Undergraduate Summer Scholarship at Universities of Canada, Canada
The ISM offers financial assistance to students who wish to attend scientific conferences. Departments can recommend four students per year for contributions of up to $500 each for approval by the ISM director.
Nominations should include a brief CV, a description of the conference and a letter of recommendation from the student’s supervisor explaining the benefits of the proposed trip for the student.
The application must also be approved by the Departmental Chair or Graduate Programme Director.
It is expected that students and supervisors make every reasonable effort to obtain funding from other sources; they should confirm in their application that they have done so.
Funded by the ISM and the Centre de recherches mathématiques (CRM), the Undergraduate Summer Scholarships give undergraduate students the opportunity to acquire research experience in a university or industrial environment while offering postdoctoral fellows the chance to gain experience in research supervision.
For the list of postdoctoral fellows working in ISM institutions, please click here.
Description : ISM Summer scholarships are offered to undergraduate students in mathematics and statistics who are registered in one of the ISM member universities. They allow selected candidates to carry out research under the supervision of a Postdoctoral Fellow affiliated with one of the ISM member universities.
Duration of the scholarship: 2 to 4 months
Salary: $1,250 per month for the duration of the scholarship
Financing :The combined CRM-ISM contribution is $625 per month for the duration of the scholarship. The remainder of the financing is provided by other research funds (individual researchers, research laboratories, etc.).
Deadline: The deadline for submitting an application to the ISM office is March 16, 2015.
Required documents: The following documents should be submitted to the ISM:
Candidates are encouraged, but not required, to provide a second letter of recommendation.
Other conditions :