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2016 Students Group Photo

Summer Research Apprentice Program

2017 SRAP Symposium

The Symposium will take place in the University of Wyoming Student Union on the second floor. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. The posters will be displayed in the Center Ballroom  and presentations will be held in the East Ballroom.

Presentation Schedule

Wyoming Union

Parking Map

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We look forward to seeing friends, family, mentors, and staff there!

Previous Year's SRAP Photos

For questions or comments, please contact:
Lisa Abeyta
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Student in Microbiology Lab

SRAP Overview

Students in the field

“Don’t be afraid to open up to new people. It’s very fun and adventurous and so worth it. At first I didn’t know how to approach a new group but with a constant reminder from the staff that it’s a judge free and comfortable community…. I enjoyed this program so much. So much that I would love to come back.” SRAP 2016 summer alumni WolfStar Duran shares her advice for other Wyoming students considering research with EPSCoR’s Summer Research Apprentice Program. Duran is the first SRAP alumni to come from the Wind River Indian Reservation and among the largest cadre of in-state students to attend the summer campus-based program. Duran plans to do more than come back, she intends to recruit other native youth to join her next summer.

Begun in 1985, SRAP is the longest running Education, Outreach, and Diversity program under the purview of Wyoming EPSCoR, with updates and improvements occurring with each new round of NSF EPSCoR funding. It serves as a recruitment program heavily focused on first generation and underrepresented students considering college and aims to engage youth in STEM related activities. SRAP enjoys a strong history of college placement among its alumni.

SRAP provides a meaningful, hands-on experience in science, mathematics, statistics, and/or engineering research with the goal of stimulating interest in a future career in one of the fields. The general philosophy is to increase participation of first generation college students and underrepresented minorities in a research experience in order to develop student comfort in an academic and professional setting, as well as provide resources that can ensure higher education success.

Day to Day Activities

2016 Group Honors House

Group Photo

Data Analysis

Student Entering Data

End of Program Student Presentation

End of Program Presentation

Weekend Adventuring

Med Bow Hike

Pikes Peak Colorado Springs

Cog Railway

Community Service at ACRES

Community Service


Data Collection

Lab Experiments


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