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Student Alumni Association Funding Application

Student Alumni Association Funding Application

Please read ALL instructions before completing the application.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

1. Submit your application.

Applications will be open Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, and must be submitted by Friday, February 2nd, 2018, by 11:59 pm. After your initial submission and after you attend a feedback session (see the next section for details), you will have the opportunity to edit your responses and submit again. 

2. Attend a feedback session.

Once you have submitted your initial application, you will review your application with a member of the Student Alumni Association Funding Committee. These consultation sessions take place between the week of the initial due date (2/4/2018) and the revised application due date (2/7/2018). You will receive an email with the sign-up for a feedback session. 

NOTE: Attendance at one of these sessions is mandatory in order to move forward in the process. After submission of your application, you will receive an email regarding how to sign up for a session.

3. Turn in revised allocations application.

All final submissions must be made by Wednesday, February 14th 11:59 pm. If you do not submit a revised, final application by this date, your application will not be scored. 

4. Present your pitch.

Selected applicants will be asked to present a 10-minute pitch on Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th & 28th 2018  in front of members of the Funding Committee and Student Alumni Association.

 

 REQUIREMENTS TO APPLY

• The date of the event/project must be after January 16th, 2018 and before December 18th, 2018

•Your organization must be a registered student organization, presidential program, or campus department planning an event or creating a new project that enhances the OU Community.

• Please provide a budget that outlines exactly how the requested funding would be allocated, all expenses associated with the event/project and other sources of funding (expected and received) should be provided.

• It is a REQUIREMENT to submit either an internal university account number or a completed W-9 form for your organization. If you do not submit one of these two, your organization will NOT be considered for funding. (Exception: if students are not allowed to handle account information, you may put us in touch with an adviser instead.)

• We ask that advertisement opportunities are made available for Student Alumni Association (i.e., logo on t-shirt, table at event, logo in program, social media cross-promotion, etc.)

• The Student Alumni Association will NOT accept applications to fund out-of-town conferences, fees, or travel.

 

PITCH PRESENTATION & POST-PITCH GUIDELINES 

• Only selected applicants will be asked to present a 10-minute pitch on Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th & 28th 2018.

• Notification of the committee's funding decisions will be sent out via e-mail.

• If accepted, please allow approximately three weeks for payments to be processed.

• If there is an admission fee, SAA requests tickets to the event.

• Members of the funding committee will attend the event/project as liaisons to ensure participation in all promised cross-promotion.

 

Please e-mail Conner Meacham at Conner.M.Meacham-1@ou.edu with any further questions or concerns.

 

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