Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) - NSF-EPSCoR
2014-2015 Annual Scholarship


Submission Deadline: September 29, 2014

WHO: Any full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a program for both Fall and Spring semesters of the award year at any institution of higher education in Nevada. U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizen students with a valid visa may apply.

Research areas: Students working in any area of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) are encouraged to apply. Fields related to solar energy, water and/or environmental research are of special interest. These include (but are not limited to): Biology, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Climatology, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, Hydrology, Journalism, Natural Resources, and Political Science.

WHAT: NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Scholarships for the period November 2014 through May 2015 ($4000 for student, $750 for faculty mentor)

WHEN: Now accepting applications. The deadline is September 29, 2014. The program runs from November 1, 2014 through May 31, 2015.

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.


2014-15 Cover page [Word]

For details about the NSF EPSCoR Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada program, visit http://nvsolarnexus.org/