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Anadarko Fellowship-Undergraduates|School of Energy Resources

Anadarko Fellowship for Excellence in Energy Scholarship-Undergraduates

Anadarko CorporationA generous endowment provided by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation annually funds a prestigious award for juniors and seniors currently enrolled at the University of Wyoming.  The fellowships are competitively awarded to recognize and advance excellence in energy scholarship at the University of Wyoming. The fellowships promote innovative and entrepreneurial research in areas aligning with Anadarko's energy portfolio.  These areas include but are not limited to oil and gas, environmental stewardship and reclamation, transportation, regulation and policy, health and safety.

Academic Year

The fellowship will be awarded for the Spring 2015 semester year through the student's financial aid package.

Number of Awards

Up to four $2,000 fellowships (subject to available funding) will be awarded to promising junior and senior undergraduates to support a summer or academic year research or internship experience.

Requirements

  1. Funding should demonstrably enhance the awardees' scholarly development by supporting travel, research supplies, equipment or personnel.
  2. During the spring semester, recipients will participate in Undergraduate Research Day.  The Undergraduate Research presentation must summarize the project, including significance, results and potential contributions to the energy sector.  Fellowship outcomes may include refereed journal articles, intellectual property development and commercialization of innovations, new collaborative research programs and enhanced external funding.
  3. Students must maintain full-time enrollment (minimum 12 credit hours) and maintain a UW cumulative GPA of 2.75 or better.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted from current University of Wyoming juniors or seniors until January 30, 2015. The application, resume, research project proposal and unofficial college transcripts must be sent as a single pdf file to seracad@uwyo.edu. Recommendation letters can be submitted separately to seracad@uwyo.edu.

Please note:  Hard copy applications will not be accepted.

Applications must include the following:

  • Completed application (see the last page of the downloaded document)
  • Applicant's current resume
  • A 1-2 page research project proposal developed with a UW faculty member. The proposal must outline the prospective research project, a budget, rationale and significance, projected outcomes and methodology. Also include the projected start date and timeline of the fellowship.
  • One recommendation letter from the UW faculty mentor
  • Two internal reference letters from UW faculty addressing the abilities of the applicant
  • Unofficial college transcripts

Applicants will be notified of the status of their proposal by February 10, 2015.

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