Speaker Grant Information
Speaker Grants will be funded up to $1,000 per application.
Colleges are encouraged to invite preeminent speakers in their disciplines to interact with UNO faculty members. Although the speaker's topic may be discipline specific, all UNO faculty members should be invited to attend at least one session with the speaker.
All UCAT grant applications will be completed through UNO's MavGrant system. NO PAPER copies of applications will be accepted.
All applications MUST be reviewed by your UCAT college representative prior to final submission. A list of college representatives may be found this website.
Poorly described, incomplete, or unclear applications will be rejected.
Faculty may not receive more than one award for each grant category for the academic year.
Applicants will be informed of the funding decision following the UCAT committee meeting held following the application deadline.
All previous grant reports must be submitted prior to consideration of new grant applications.
UCAT Speaker Grant Rubric
Link to MavGrants - Grant applications will be available in MavGrants in January 2018. Watch MavDaily for additional information.
Link to MavGrant Training Schedule
Grant recipients will:
• Work with the Center for Faculty Excellence (CFE) to create promotional materials (flyers, MavDaily articles, etc.) at least 45 days prior to the event.
• Provide a report to the UCAT Committee via MavGrants within 15 days of the event, outlining the following:
A summary of the presentation
A list of the attendees (names and departments)
• Submit to the Center for Faculty Excellence (514 Kayser Hall) copies of all expenses associated with the speaker within 15 days of the event to expedite funding transfers and payment.
Speaker Grant Deadlines
Deadline to submit to UCAT Representative (via MavGrants) - Friday, February 2, 2018
Deadline to submit final to MavGrants - Friday, February 16, 2018
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