Student Allocations Board

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Project Description

What is the Student Allocations Board?

ASMSU Student Allocations Board facilitates 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 reach out to the Vice President for Student Allocations.

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

Student Allocations Board Code of Operations

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.
  • Please attach a current resume for consideration

Funding Applications

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

Click Here to view the new funding application question guide

Please note:

  1. RSO funding is reimbursement based and limited to $4500, you  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.
RSO Event/Project Funding
RSO Funding Queue
RSO Start-up Funding

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 (up to $300) 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

Research Funding Application

  • Please enter a value between 100 and 300.