RCA for Students
Student Research and Creative Activity Fair
The SRCAF is an opportunity for all students to present their research and creative activities. Projects do not need to be finalized to be eligible to present. Learn more about the Fair
Internal Funding Opportunities
ORCA offers a variety of funding opportunities for students. Our FUSE, GRACA, and UCRCA programs are open on a rolling basis throughout the academic year.
FUSE awards up to $2500 to support faculty-mentored undergraduate student research and creative activity
GRACA awards up to $5000 to support faculty-mentored graduate student research and creative activity
UCRCA awards up to $500 to support both undergraduate and graduate student presentations at meetings or conferences.
The Work Study Student Researcher and Research Development Programs are open for faculty to apply in the fall semester. Students should contact the faculty member they desire to work with to learn more.
NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowships
NASA is interested in the development of the future workforce for the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. NASA Nebraska Space Grant competitive fellowships are awarded to students with academic achievement and demonstrated interest in STEM careers. Students must propose a workforce development activity, research project, internship, or similar project for the fellowship.
The 2021-2022 fellowship applications are due May 20, 2021 and require a letter from a faculty member at your institution who agrees to serve as your faculty mentor.