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I am more than willing to write the proposal rough draft over winter  
break.  I had been thinking about applying for a few weeks now, as a  
club.  I was unsure if a club could apply or solely individual  
reaseach, but I don't see why they would discourage us.
I have an internship this winter break and plenty of time in the  
office to work on something like this.  Thank-you for the support!!
If any other members would like to be involved, please let me know :)

Jacquie

Quoting "Michael J. Rosen" <[log in to unmask]>:

> Very good idea. I'd be pleased to review the proposal and make editing
> comments from the grantsmanship perspective.
> Mike
>
> Quoting Ezra Kahn <[log in to unmask]>:
>
>> Dear Club,
>>
>> I think one or two of us undergraduates should think about applying for
>> a URECA grant.  URECA stands for Undergraduate Research Endeavors
>> Competitive Award (my guess is the acronym came first, and then the
>> title it abbreviates).  I think the oven project would be very
>> deserving.
>>
>> The award funds the project up to $3,000 and an additional $1000 prize
>> goes to the author.  It is actually not that hard to win (I received
>> one when I was a senior).  One or two people from the club could write
>> the proposal, and I would be very happy to help.
>>
>> Seriously, think about this.  It is a fairly large amount of money,
>> requires a relatively small amount of work to get, and it looks very
>> good on your resume.
>>
>> Just a suggestion, see you guys Wednesday morning.
>>
>> Ezra

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