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2007 ORCA Mentoring Grant program for undergraduates hosts workshops

Offers $1,500 research grants to undergraduates from all disciplines

The Brigham Young University Office of Research and Creative Activities is now accepting proposals for the 2007 ORCA Mentoring Grant program, a non-need based program that awards $1,500 research grants to undergraduates from all disciplines.

ORCA is offering four informational grant-writing workshops this week in the Wilkinson Student Center Varsity Theater to help students get started on their proposals. General workshops will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to noon and Friday, Sept. 28, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Workshops specifically geared toward writing science proposals will be held Thursday, Sept. 27, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 28, from 11 a.m. to noon.

To register, e-mail byu_mentoring@byu.edu with your name and which workshop you would like to attend.

ORCA proposals are due Monday, Oct. 22, by midnight. All students — especially sophomores and juniors — are encouraged to apply for this opportunity to gain invaluable field experience, develop research skills, build professional relationships and prepare for graduate school. For more information, visit orca.byu.edu or call (801) 422-3841.

Writer: Marissa Ballantyne

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