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Jamie Crait

Program Director, WRSP

Ag-C, Rm 5007

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: craitj@uwyo.edu

__________________________

Tabatha Spencer

Project Coordinator, UW Science Initiative

A&S Rm 152A

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4447

Email: tspence5@uwyo.edu

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How To Apply

Applications for the Wyoming Research Scholars Program for Summer 2019 and Academic Year 2019-2020 are now CLOSED for UW upperclassmen and transfer students.   The application for incoming freshmen is open and can be found on the award and program details page.

 

Completed applications, including letters of recommendation, must be received by 3/26/19 via the UW WyoScholarships system. Application Link: https://uwyo.academicworks.com/admin/opportunities/27141

 

The online application includes the following components: 

  • application questions

  • copies of unofficial transcripts

    • helpful trick: transcripts on the web can be saved as a pdf by going to the print menu and either selecting "pdf" in safari or changing the printer to "save as a pdf" in most other browsers

  • a letter of recommendation from a teacher or professor who can speak to your qualifications for this program

  • a 1-page essay describing your educational, career, and research goals (not required for advanced students, see instructions below)

 

 

Advanced students with a set research project and faculty mentor are required to submit a research proposal with the following components: 

  • Abstract (300 words or less) with title

  • Project Narrative (2 pages or less and to be written for a general audience) containing:

    • a clearly stated hypothesis or questions being addressed by the project

    • a description of the research project (3 paragraphs or less)

    • a project timeline including the anticipated start date, major milestone dates, and anticipated completion date

    • your role in the project as a student

  • Proposed Budget

    • please include any cost-sharing from the mentor's lab and/or other available funding sources

    • please contact Tabatha Spencer at tspence5@uwyo.edu with any questions regarding developing your budget

 

Mentors with advanced students submitting proposals must include the following in their letter of recommendation:

  • A brief summary of previous experience working with undergraduates

  • The expected learning outcomes for the undergraduate student working on this project

  • An explanation of any cost-sharing from grants, departmental funds, and other UW programs or an explanation of the need for funding without any cost-sharing

  • A 1-3 page NSF-style short biographical sketch


  


 

For questions about the application process or for additional information about applying to the program, please contact Program Director Jamie Crait at craitj@uwyo.edu.

 

For any technical questions about the application process or the WyoScholarships system, please contact Tabatha Spencer at tspence5@uwyo.edu

  

Information on program funding and requirements can be found at the following link: uwyo.edu/wrsp/program_details

Contact Us

Jamie Crait

Program Director, WRSP

Ag-C, Rm 5007

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Email: craitj@uwyo.edu

__________________________

Tabatha Spencer

Project Coordinator, UW Science Initiative

A&S Rm 152A

1000 E University Ave

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4447

Email: tspence5@uwyo.edu

WRSP logo

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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