Student Programs and the Associated Student Government (ASG) set aside money from Services and Activities Fees so student leades may from clubs and host different activities for students, or participate in professional development to enhance students' academic careers.
The 2021-2022 Community Building and Professional Development Fund has $20,000 . Through an application process, these funds will be awarded to student clubs interested in hosting activities focused on community building, or attending professional development events.
A committee of LWTech students will review applications, score them on a rubric, and award money to requests based on their score and the amount of funds available. This committee awards along a funding spectrum to zero dollars to a high percentage of the total cost of the event. Funding is not always guaranteed.
Funds may be used for opportunities for currently enrolled LWTech students that are not requirements of an instructional program.
For community-building events that are strictly social in nature, and do not involve any professional development or intentional educational activity.
For a professional development or skill-building activity, including:
Events that include require additional permissions from the college. Please include additional processing time if requesting travel.
The committee will use a rubric to score each application. Include as much information as possible so the committee can make an informed decision. Applications will be scored on:
Applicants will receive an email on the decision date informing them how much money the committee has awarded the request.
That email will include instructions on the forms needed to complete in order to register the activity, make purchases, secure contracts, book travel, sign waivers, etc.
In order to provide equitable opportunity to access funds and enough time to plan events, the committee will review applications when groups apply.. In 2021-2022, $20,000 available for events and professional development, and is split between each application cycle, based on the amount of events the committee expects students will want to host during each cycle. The committee will award all of these funds each cycle. If not enough students apply for funds during a cycle, any remaining funds will roll over to the next cycle.
Funding application for events and professional development is online:
For more information or assistance with an application, contact Student Programs.
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