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  • SRC Undergraduate Research Scholarship (URS) Program


    Due to uncertainties of future NSF funding, the 2011 URS Program has been cancelled.


    Program Description
    The purpose of the SRC-URS program is to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to accompany their SRC User mentor to SRC during a quantum (3 weeks) where they can take part in research unique to the SRC facility.

    Program objectives include:

    Undergraduates who have been recommended to the program by their SRC User mentor are eligible to apply and be accepted into the program.   The program is currently limited to US citizens. 

    Program Details
    During the quantum at SRC, students will be required to participate in introductory seminars, a safety orientation, and a tour of the vault.  Before leaving SRC, participants are required to submit a one-page summary of their experience as well as an abstract for the SRC Users’ meeting (if applicable) before leaving SRC.

    The URS award includes a $1500 stipend, travel to Madison (up to $500), lodging at the SRC guest house (for up to 3 weeks), and a food stipend of $100.

    Applying to the Program

    Application materials include:

    Deadlines for applying to the program are:

    (Note: For Jan. to June 2011 applications will be accepted on a rolling basis).

    Application materials can be sent to the program email (preferred) or through regular mail.  If you don’t receive an acknowledgement of your submission, please contact program staff.

    Selection Process
    Applicants will be selected for the program based on the merit and completeness of their application materials and fit to the program objectives.  Applicants will be informed as soon as possible of their status in the program.

    Contact Information
    Use the following to submit application materials or find out more information about the URS program:

    Chris Moore
    URS Program Coordinator

    3731 Schneider Dr
    Stoughton, WI 53589

    Ph: 608-877-2137
    Fax: 608-877-2001