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CPS Science Leadership Equity Advancement Program (LEAP) Scholar Award

The CPS Science Leadership Equity Advancement Program (LEAP) Scholar Award is aimed at supporting Black and Indigenous undergraduate students who wish to pursue research in the Chemical and Physical Sciences. 

Currently offering 2 Science LEAP Scholar Awards in addition to the NSERC USRA and UTEA.

Tags: Co-curricular Paid

Offered: Annual application

By: Department of Chemical & Physical Sciences

Student Eligibility Requirements:

Open to all-Canadian citizens, permanent residents and non-residents:

  1. Registered either full-time or part-time at the time of application;
  2. CGPA of at least B- or better
  3. Student’s must self-identify as Black or Indigenous.

Availability: 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year

Research Type(s): Research Fellowships / Studentships

Location: Dependent on the nature of the research project that the student is undertaking.

Application Required: To be considered for this award, students should apply for an NSERC USRA and/or UTEA award. We ask that, in addition to the application materials requested for these awards, you submit a one paragraph justification statement for why you wish to be considered for the Science LEAP Scholar Award.

Contact: Eliza Escandar, CPS Undergraduate Administrative Assistant