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Research practicum application process

To apply for HLSC/KINE 4998/4999U Research Practicum for the 2024/2025 academic year, follow these steps:

Step 1

To ensure you are eligible for a research practicum in 2024-2025, you must:

  • Be entering the final year of the Bachelor of Health Science program (Human Health Science specialization, Kinesiology Major or Public Health specialization) or the Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences program for the 2023-2024 academic year.
  • Be in clear academic standing with a GPA of 2.7 or higher. Please be aware that we have 19 captivating projects available, accommodating a total of 40 students.  Due to constraints in project availability and student placement opportunities, admission will be competitive. 
  • Have successfully completed HLSC 3910U or KINE 2140U* before September 2024.
  • Note: HLSC 3910U/KINE 2140U is a prerequisite for HLSC 4998/4999U.

Step 2

Browse the research practicum projects for 2024-2025 to select the positions that interest you most.

  • NoteYou can apply for a maximum of three positions. You must rank your choices in order of preference.

Step 3

Fill out the research practicum application form for each project you are interested in. When the form is complete, please combine all documents into one PDF containing all items below:

  • Completed application form.
  • Include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this project/position and why you believe you are suited for the position.
  • A copy of your current resumé.
  • A copy of your transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable, and you can access it on MyOntarioTech website).
  • NoteTo apply for a project, you must submit one PDF, including your application, cover letter, resumé, and transcript. Please use your name followed by the corresponding “project application name” as listed on the research practicum project description (e.g. Dubrowski 1).

Step 4

Email your applications to Emmeline Meens Miller, Graduate Program Assistant, Faculty of Health Science (, no later than Monday, April 22 at 9:00 a.m.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Adam Dubrowski (, Research Practicum Course Co-ordinator, or Emmeline Meens Miller, Graduate Program Assistant (  If you have questions regarding a specific project, please direct your inquiry to the supervisor listed on the project description page. Good luck.