Very good idea. I'd be pleased to review the proposal and make editing
comments from the grantsmanship perspective.
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
> 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.