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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 current students and incoming transfer students are closed for the 20-21 Academic Year.

 

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

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