Special Projects Grants Program (SPGP)

Special Projects Grants Program (SPGP)

Funds from the SPGP shall promote professional development and networking opportunities for graduate students at the University. These funds shall support diverse programming of activities, events, or projects in the various academic, professional, and disciplinary fields represented within the University.

SPGP Application

The application for the Special Projects Grants Program should be submitted before the deadline using the online form only (no e-mailed or paper applications will be accepted). Questions regarding the application should be addressed to spgp@unl.edu. Only applications submitted through the online application will be acceptec.

To complete the application, you will need to submit a detailed description of the activity, event, or project that you are planning, along with an agenda and a budget. These items should describe how your project meets the evaluation criteria: 1) impact of the project (e.g., how many graduate students will this affect?), 2) need for the project (e.g., are you filling a gap at UNL?), 3) preparation (e.g., what planning has already been completed?), and 4) financial need (e.g., have you secured additional funding from other sources?). Please read the Special Rules (found below) for further details.

SPGP Deadlines

Period For Events Between Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Fall September 1
December 31
July 31 August 20
Spring January 1
April 30
November 30 December 20
Summer May 1
August 31
March 31 April 20

SPGP Special Rules

SPGP Contact Information

Email Address: spgp@unl.edu