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Office of Research and Creative Activity

Graduate Research and Creative Activity (GRACA)


The Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) and the Office of Graduate Studies announce grant support for Graduate Research and Creative Activity (GRACA).

GRACA grants support faculty-mentored graduate student research and creative activity. Grants of up to $5,000 per student are available to UNO graduate students enrolled through Fall 2014.

Deadline: January 20, 2015 (11:59 P.M. CST).



GRACA Request for Proposals
GRACA Proposal Submission Form


Example Proposals

Below are five successful proposals from 2011/2012:

Connie Jones, IS&T: Assurance Cases for Computer Forensics
Melissa Mount, Biology: Effects of urbanization on species richness and abundance of grassland birds
Naresh Kumar Padala, Information Systems: Biometric Video Surveillance
Sara Tangdall, English: The Influence of Popular Culture on Women's Identities: A Diachronic Discourse Analysis of Vogue Magazine
Yan Xiao, Public Adminstration: The Effect of Public Pension Obligations on State Credit Ratings.


Other Materials

Proposal Evaluation Form

Please note: If you are reviewing this form, please note that a faculty letter of support is not required this year. However, your mentor will be contacted when you submit your application and asked if they support you and your project. Thank you.

Final Report Form


For more information contact us.