The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) received a Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Award from the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR) for Climate Change Research in Nevada. This award creates a statewide interdisciplinary program focused on understanding the effects of regional climate change on ecosystems, improving communication between researchers and policy makers, and educating the public on climate change in Nevada.
Any full-time undergraduate student in any institution of higher education in Nevada. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Any area of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM). Any field related to climate change research is of special interest including, but not limited to: Biology, Civil Engineering, Climatology, Computer Science, Ecology, Education, Environmental Studies, Geography, Hydrology, Journalism, Natural Resources, and Political Science.
Scholarship Amount: $4,500 for students; $1,000 for faculty mentors.
For proposal guidelines and cover page, please click on this link: UROP Summer Solicitation Web Link
All proposals must be submitted as a single pdf document with the subject line:
Last Name_First Name_UROP12
Applications submitted in multiple documents will not be accepted.
Submit proposal with all required documentation to:
Sponsored by: NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement (RII) Award EPS-0814372