Student Research Opportunities

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is pleased to offer the following categories of summer research awards to undergraduate students on a competitive basis:

  • Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)
    • Award Information and Application Deadline: February 27, 2024 
  • Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
    • Susan R. George Summer Research Student Award (2 awards)
    • Application Deadline: February 27, 2024
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
    • Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) (1 award)
    • New this year, students who self-identify as Black or Indigenous will be funded by NSERC above and beyond the department's allocation.
    • Application Deadline: February 27, 2024
  • University of Toronto Excellence Awards 
    • New this year, a Health & Life Sciences (HLS) sector was added and the competition will be adjudicated by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine.
    • Application Deadline: February 27, 2024 
  • CIHR and SSHRC Undergraduate Student Research Awards for Black Students
    • This is a university-wide competition with 4 SSHRC and 9 CIHR awards in total.
    • Please contact us if interested

Other Research Opportunities:






For further information, please contact:

Undergraduate Program
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Medical Sciences Building
1 King's College Circle, Room 4207
Toronto, Ontario  M5S 1A8

Further summer student research opportunities through the Faculty of Medicine.

Learn more about undergraduate research student expectations