Thank you for your interest in the Application Writing Workshop for the NSF EPSCoR Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).  The workshop is hosted in a series of three sessions at different NSHE campuses around the state. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in each of the three sessions. Faculty interested in or committed to mentoring a research undergraduate should attend Session 1. 

Session content will include:
  • Session 1: Learning more about the UROP application, eligibility, roles and responsibilities and connecting with potential mentors/mentees.
  • Session 2: Working with experienced writing center staff to draft and edit UROP applications., while learning proper writing techniques for future applications. *Students should come prepared with a research concept/idea. 
  • Session 3: Finalizing UROP applications through a peer editing  process while being lead by experienced writing center staff.  *Students should come prepared with a strong draft of their UROP scholarship application.
The UROP Application Writing Workshops will be held at the following Nevada System of Higher Education campuses.  Students from nearby campuses are invited to attend a session near you: 

Truckee Meadows Community College, Dandini Campus
Session 1: Monday, January 30, 2017, 4:30-6:00 PM, Vista Bldg., Room 204 (STEM Society meeting)
Session 2: Friday, February 3, 2017, 12:30-2:00PM, Tutoring & Learning Center in Library
Session 3: Friday, February 10, 2017 12:30-2:00 PM, Tutoring & Learning Center in Library
Michelle Montoya, Writing Center Coordinator,

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Rogers Literature and Law Bldg., Room 101
(Each session will be held twice for scheduling convenience.)
Session 1: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 & Thursday, February 9, 2017, 3:00-4:30 PM
Session 2: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 & Thursday, February 23, 2017, 3:00-5:00 PM
Session 3: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 & Thursday, March 2, 2017, 3:00-5:00 PM
Gina Sully, Director of UNLV Writing Center,

University of Nevada, Reno
Session 1: Friday, February 10, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM in 104 MIKC
Session 2: Friday, February 17, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM in 350 PSAC
Session 3: Friday, February 24, 2017, 1:00-3:00 PM in 350 PSAC
Maureen McBride, Director of UNR Writing Center,

Great Basin College, Academic Success Center (ASC) Elko Campus, Room EIT 214
Session 1: Friday, February 3, 2017, 10:00-11:30 AM (IAV Elko to Centers: Ely, Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Pahrump)
Session 2: Friday, February 10, 2017, 12:00-1:30 PM at the ACS in Elko, Centers TBA
Session 3: Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00-1:30 PM at the ASC in Elko, Centers TBA
Ping Wang, Director of the ASC

Western Nevada College, Academic Skills Center, Carson Campus, Room BRIS 330
Session 1: Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 2:00-3:30 PM
Session 2: Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 11:00 AM-1:00PM
Session 3: Monday, February 13, 2017, 4:00-6:00 PM
Josh Fleming, Coordinator of the ASC

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* 3. Email Address

* 4. Current educational institution(s) you are attending:

* 5. At which institution will you attend the workshop?