Our mission is to assist in the development of world-class research and cultivate opportunities in research for graduate and professional students across all disciplines.

The Graduate-Professional Research Council is grateful for the important partnerships we have across campus.

From left: Tiffany Marcantonio (Inaugural Chair of the Research Council, PhD Candidate – Public Health), Dr. Kim Needy (Dean – Graduate School and International Education), Dr. Dan Sui (Vice Chancellor – Office of Research and Innovation), JD DiLoreto-Hill (GPSC President, PhD Student – Public Policy)


The Graduate and Professional Student Congress is excited to offer a research funding opportunity to graduate and professional students at the University of Arkansas!

In a partnership between the Office of Research and Innovation and GPSC, the Research Council will be facilitating research grants each semester worth up to $1,500.

Application Deadline:

February 21, 2020

To apply, you must be a graduate student in good academic standing (i.e., enrolled for the next year, good standing within their department) in your program. Priority will be given to projects assisting in dissertation research. We encourage students from all majors, disciplines, and backgrounds to apply. Research is an essential part of post-baccalaureate education and we are eager to provide additional opportunities across campus.

Interested in serving on The Graduate-Professional Research Council?

 We are currently accepting applications!

All University of Arkansas graduate and professional students in good standing are eligible to serve!