Program Assistance Fund
The Program Assistance Fund, overseen by Student Congress, is supplemental funding available to registered student organizations to assist in their programming efforts to the university community. Funds are also available to assist student organization members in traveling to state/regional/national conferences.
Applications are available online and in the Student Congress offices, Suite B150 in the Lower Level of the University Center. Contact the Student Congress Parliamentarian at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
How to Request Program Assistance Funds
1. Complete the appropriate application and submit 10 copies to Marcy Garcia, the Administrative Assistant for Student Congress, in Suite B150 in the Lower Level of the UC.
2. The student organization president will be contacted via email to schedule a hearing date and time.
3. At the hearing, representatives from the organization will give a 5 minute presentation to the Student Congress Rules and Appropriations Committee. In the presentation, the organization representative(s) should provide detailed information about the event or travel for which the organization is requesting funds. After the presentation, 5 minutes will be allotted for the committee to ask any questions.
4. The student organization president may contact Jennifer Fox, the Assistant Director for Univeristy Events & Student Organizations, at email@example.com two business days after the hearing to receive the committee's decision.
Hearing Dates and application deadlines
In order to participate in the next available hearing, the appropriate application must be completed in its entirety and submitted no later than 3pm on the Thursday before the next Tuesday's hearing. All hearings are on Tuesday evenings from 6-7pm in Sabine, Upper Level of the University Center.
|Spring 2014 Hearing Dates||Deadline to Submit Application|
|January 28||January 23|
|February 11||February 6|
|February 25||February 20|
|March 18||March 6|
|April 1||March 27|
|April 8||April 3|
If you are requesting funds for a program or event:
If you are requesting funds for travel:
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