Speaker Grant Information
Speaker Grants will be funded up to $1,500 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 online systems. NO PAPER copies of applications will be accepted.
It is required that all applications 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.
All UCAT Grants must align with UNO Goals and Strategies.
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 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 (EAB 113) copies of all expenses associated with the speaker within 15 days of the event to expedite funding transfers and payment.
Speaker Grant Deadlines
Applicants are required to have their application(s) reviewed by their UCAT college representative prior to final submission. Applications are due to your UCAT College representative by January 28th. Final applications are due in Qualtrics by February 11th.