The Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program is a competitive peer-reviewed grant program created in 1987 by the 70th Texas Legislature. The purpose of the program is to encourage and provide support to faculty members and students in Texas institutions of higher education, both public and independent, to conduct basic research.
Brief pre-proposals are due September 15, with full proposals due in January. Proposals MUST involve undergraduate researchers, who may be paid salary or wages. Faculty salary is capped at $3,000 in summer compensation for the duration of the 24 month grant. Interested faculty should create an account in the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s online system.