Frequently Asked Questions

I filled out an SROP application. Does this mean I am in the program?

No. Funding is limited. Students and supervisors will be notified in March whether or not their SROP application was successful for funding.

Can groups of students submit an SROP application?

Yes. Applications may be submitted by groups of 2 or 3 students.

Will SROP fund projects in Windsor?

Yes, SROP will fund projects that are based at Windsor-Schulich.  SROP projects must be supervised by a Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry faculty member. Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry faculty members located in Windsor, or elsewhere within Distributed Medical Education sites, are eligible to serve as supervisors.

Will SROP support research projects in Toronto, Vancouver, or other sites outside Southwest Ontario?

SROP projects must be supervised by a Schulich Medicine & Dentistry faculty member. Projects supervised by a researcher from another institution will not be accepted.

Will SROP funds be provided directly to students? Will successful applicants receive a cheque for their award?

SROP provideds a stipend for one summer to medical students engaged in research. Students are paid at the end of June, July and August by cheque or direct deposit. 

How many SROP students can a faculty member supervise?

A faculty member may only serve as supervisor for one SROP project per competition.

How many SROP awards will be made?

We anticipate funding 8-10 awards for the 2021 SROP completition. Students and supervisors will be notified in March whether their application was successful for funding.

Can I submit applications for both SROP and SRTP at the same time?

No, medical students cannot submit applications for both SROP and SRTP at the same time.