Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

Summer 2016 AND 2016-2017 Academic Year Scholarships

 

Submission Deadline: March 7, 2016

WHO: Undergraduate students enrolled full time (12 credits for fall and 1-3 for summer) at any NSHE institution during the time they are conducting their research. Scholar must have an NSHE faculty mentor to supervise their research project.

Research areas: Students working in any area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are encouraged to apply. Fields (STEM or otherwise) related to solar energy, water and/or environmental research are of special interest.

Research Periods:
Summer : June 1 through August 12, 2016
Academic Year: December 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017

Scholarship Amount: $4000 for students

WHEN: Now accepting applications. The deadline is March 7, 2016.

WHY: To provide scholarship funding to students interested in research. The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) received a Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Award from the National Science Foundation's Experimental Programs to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR). The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada project's mission is to advance knowledge and discovery through research on solar energy generation, its environmental impacts and the associated water issues, and accelerate this research by developing new capabilities in cyberinfrastructure in Nevada.

HOW TO APPLY:

To download the full application, visit:
http://nvsolarnexus.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/UROPsolicitation_Academic_16-17_Final-2.pdf

PROPOSAL WRITING WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE - SEE FLYER FOR FULL DETAILS

University of Nevada, Reno
Session 1: February 12, 3-5:00 PM, MIKC 104
Session 2: February 19, 3-5 PM MIKC 104
Session 3: February 26, 3-5 PM MIKC 114
http://www.unr.edu/writing-center

Truckee Meadows Community College, Dandini Campus
Session 1: February 4, 4-5:15 PM, Vista Bldg., Room 204
Session 2: February 12, 1:30--3:00 PM, Tutoring & Learning Center
Session 3: February 19, 1:30-3:00 PM, Tutoring & Learning Center
http://www.tmcc.edu/tutoring