Student Grants

Student Grants

Undergraduate and graduate majors in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts have the opportunity to apply for funding support from grant programs available through the Hixson-Lied Endowment. All applications are due initially to your respective Chair or Director.

The Hixson-Lied Student Grant application process will be moving to the
NUGrant environment beginning with the 2015-16 academic year.
To apply for a Hixson-Lied Grant, log onto http://nugrant.unl.edu and create an application under “Internal Competitions”.
Some applications may not be available but will open soon.
For questions, email Associate Dean Christopher Marks at cmarks2@unl.edu.

Student Study (Domestic or International) Grant

Partial support on a competitive basis for students who are selected to study either in the U.S. or abroad. This includes education abroad opportunities led by faculty in the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts. Funding is intended to help defray costs such as travel and lodging that are associated with such study.

Study Started In Application Due
Spring Term Oct. 2, 2015
Summer or Fall Term March 4, 2016

Undergraduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant

Support for research, exploration, and development of an idea or set of ideas in which an undergraduate student is thoroughly engaged and actively pursuing. Provides partial support for students who wish to produce work otherwise difficult to accomplish due to cost. The program is intended to encourage students to think of their chosen field of study as a discipline, rather than a series of courses, better preparing them for life in that discipline.

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Includes budget

Samples
Funding Period Application Due
Jan. 1, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2016 Oct. 1, 2015

Student Presentation of Scholarly/Creative Activity Grant

Partial funding support for students who are selected to compete, perform, make presentations or present exhibitions in regional, national or international venues and programs.

Presentation Given In Application Due
Spring Term Oct. 2, 2015
Summer or Fall Term March 4, 2016

Graduate Student Scholarly and Creative Activity Grant

These grants provide partial support for graduate students who wish to produce work otherwise difficult to accomplish due to cost.

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Includes budget

Funding Periods Application Due
Nov. 1, 2015 - Oct. 31, 2016 Oct. 1, 2015
May 1, 2016 - Apr. 30, 2017 Mar. 4, 2016

Hixson-Lied Graduate Fellows

Special stipends ranging from $3,500-$4,500 that are added to already existing graduate assistantship funding provided by the University. Funding for up to 32 fellowships over eight years has been allocated by the Hixson-Lied Advisory Board. See the current Graduate Fellows.

If you have any questions, please contact Christopher Marks, Associate Dean of the Hixson-Lied College of Fine & Performing Arts at cmarks2@unl.edu.