Student Allocations Board

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Student Allocations Board 2017-09-28T11:19:28+00:00

Project Description

What is the Student Allocations Board?

ASMSU Student Allocations Board provides funding for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) as well as groups part of the Council of Racial and Ethnic Students (CORES) and Council of Progressive Students (COPS).  RSOs are eligible to receive up to $4500 in funding through a reimbursement process once each academic year.. Groups can apply for funding for a wide variety of projects including speakers, conferences, and educational programming events.

The Student Allocation Board meets weekly, with meetings held on Tuesday Evenings from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Weekly meetings are held in the ASMSU Conference Room located in room 328 of the Student Services building. Student groups will be heard on a first-come, first-serve basis, based on the date their application was submitted and processed.

ASMSU Student Allocations Board is sponsored by the MSU undergraduate student tax collected by ASMSU.

To become a member of the Student Allocations Board, please fill out the application below.

For more information, please contact Vice President for Student Allocations Stephen C. Brown at vpsa@asmsu.msu.edu

Spartan Solutions: RSO Consulting

Spartan Solutions: RSO Consulting is a free service provided to all on-campus student groups. They can help you create and polish your presentation for funding, understand how to hold an event on campus as well an offer advice on running a successful group.

Among their services they offer:

  • Leadership Consulting
  • Effective Meeting Training
  • Constitution Drafting
  • Finance Education
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Student Allocations Funding Preparations
  • many more!

RSO Consulting aims to ensure the continued success of student groups on campus by empowering them to reach their full potential.
For more information, please contact RSO Consultant Manager Makenzie M. Bosworth at rsoconsultant.mgr@asmsu.msu.edu

The Research Fund

The Research Fund is designated to award monetary support to undergraduate students to present and travel to eligible events. This fund seeks to enhance the individual student’s educational interests in relation to their major or minor.

Funding will only be granted for an eligible research interest event, which includes but not limited to a conference, educational workshop, forum, symposium, or scholarly competition that enhances an undergraduate student’s education. Students may receive funding either if they are presenting or attending such events.

Eligible expenses funding will cover include: conference registration, travel, lodging, and materials needed for presentation.

For more information, please contact the Vice President for Student Allocations at vpsa@asmsu.msu.edu


View the 2017 2018 RSO Funding Application Instructions 

Please reach out to the Vice President of Student Allocations at vpsa@asmsu.msu.edu with any questions.

Click here to download a RSO Sample Presentation

Please note:

  1. RSO funding is reimbursement based, you must pay for the event first then we reimburse the payments
  2. Funding is restricted to the current semester, E.G. you may not apply in the fall for an event in the spring
  3. Your university financial account through MSU Student Life MUST be in good standing to receive funds.
Click here for the supporting document.

Click here for the supporting document.

RSO Start-Up Funding Application

  • Please enter a value between 0 and 300.
  • Please enter a value greater than or equal to 0.
  • Please enter a value greater than or equal to 0.
  • Please enter the name, email, and phone number of your President, Vice President, Treasurer, etc...
    TitleNameEmailPhone Number 
    Add a new row
  • Please upload the filled out supporting document.
  • President or Authorized member of Organization (type name)
  • Date
  • Faculty Advisor (type name)
Click here for the supporting document.

Research Funding Application

  • Please enter a value between 100 and 300.
  • Please enter a value greater than or equal to 0.


Please return the above application filled out to the Student Allocations Board office.

New Student Allocations Board Member Application

The ASMSU Student Allocations Board was created to fund individual projects of CORES and COPS organizations as well as RSOs at Michigan State University. Please contact the ASMSU Vice President for Student Allocations at vpsa@asmsu.msu.edu, with any questions or concerns you may have.