P2GS Student FAQs

What is the time commitment required for this program?

The P2GS program will run from May 2 -27, 2022. Students will spend the mornings taking classes to build up their science skills and prepare for upper year science classes. The afternoons will be spent working on research projects. This is typically a combination of meetings with supervisors, direct supervision from supervisors, working collaboratively with other lab members and independent work. 

How do I apply to the P2GS program? 

In order to apply, please fill out the application form, attach transcripts (official/unofficial) and indicate the top 5 research projects listed on the P2GS website that you are interested in participating in. 

For any further information about the application, please contact Chris Houser at Chris.Houser@uwindsor.ca.

What are the eligibility requirements for the P2GS program?

P2GS is open to 1st and 2nd year students who identify as Indigenous Peoples of Canada, those who identify as First Nation, Metis and Inuit, Indigenous students who have declared a major in a natural science and engineering field or are planning to declare a major in a natural science and engineering field, and have a minimum of 15 credit hours completed as of April 2022. Applications are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Is there a minimum GPA requirement to apply to the P2GS program?

There is no minimum GPA requirement, interest in science and learning about science-based research is what is most valuable for this program. 

Will I be paid for my participation in the P2GS program?

Yes. Through the duration of the program, students will participate in science education in the morning and in paid research during the afternoons. 

If you have any further questions, please email Chris Houser at Chris.Houser@uwindsor.ca.