Application Process

Value Added Funds

Application Process

Value Added Funds

  1. Download the Application for Funding  »
  1. Complete the Application for Funding form as cover page
         a.  Attach a 500-word narrative describing how you intend to use requested funds.
         b.  Attach a detailed budget
         c.  Submit these three documents together and turn them in to the Dean of Faculty office (Dixon-Eilers 107)
  1. Assistant Controller, Director of Dean’s Fellows Program, and Financial Aid Office will provide information (on the “Value Added Funds Request Rating Form”) on all previous awards and financial need (when applicable).
  1.  Applications will be reviewed by the Value Added Funds Screening Committee and recommendations for awards will be sent to the VPAA for a final decision four times each semester.
         a.  Applications are due on or before one of the following dates:
                   i.  Fall semester (September 15, October 15, November 15, December 15)
                   ii.  Spring semester (February 15, March 15, April 15, May 15)
         b.  Applications received after each deadline will be held until the following awards cycle date.
  1. The office of the VPAA/Dean of Faculty (or responsible awarding official) will notify students of application results.
  1. Recipients are required to acknowledge receipt of awards and accept responsibility before funds will be released.
         a.  Students are required to file the “Student Awards Responsibility Waiver Form”
         b.  Students who misuse or misrepresent the use of funds will be ineligible for future Value Added Funds awards
  1. Final reports need to be completed and returned to the Dean of Faculty office for review by no later than 4 weeks after the student has completed their experience Responsibilities at the conclusion of the awarded experience:
         a.  a financial accounting based on the submitted budget
         b.  a narrative of their experience
         c.  selected photographs
  1. Recipients may be asked to acknowledge donor generosity and participate in University presentations and/or University news releases.  

Download the Application for Funding  »