Below are several programs that present UNO students with many unique opportunities. If you have any questions about these please feel free to contact us at any time.
The Office of Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) announces the Fund for Undergraduate Scholarly Experiences (FUSE). FUSE grants support faculty-mentored undergraduate student research and creative activity. Grants of up to $2,500 per student are available to UNO undergraduates who will be enrolled through fall semester 2014.
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 who will be enrolled through fall semester 2014.
The purpose of the University Committee on Research and Creative Activity (UCRCA) is to expand the capacity for research and creative activity at UNO. The UCRCA makes funding recommendations to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activity in as fair and transparent way as possible, supporting all areas, types and disciplines of research and creative activity by pre- and post- tenured faculty and graduate and undergraduate students at UNO. The Committee is interdisciplinary—members represent each of the colleges and various departments across the campus—and committee members serve three-year terms.
The Committee considers proposals from graduate students that request funds for materials, research supplies and other expenses related to the conduct of student research and creative activity (undergraduate students can request funds for research through the Fund for Scholarly Experiences (FUSE). It also funds undergraduate students accepted to present or perform at professional meetings (graduate students can request travel funding through the Graduate Studies office. See their website for more information. All students currently enrolled in a UNO degree-granting program are eligible.
In March, undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to showcase their research and creative activity in the form of oral presentations, performances, exhibits, and posters. Participation is welcome from students in all disciplines and all majors. .