Individual Grants

Individual Grants

Applications for the Spring 2019 cycle will be accepted starting late January with grants due on February 8th by 5:00pm.

Please submit your grant here.

Funding reports for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 application cycles are now available.

A concise summary of the Grants Program can be found in the Graduate Orientation presentation.

Please check the eligibility tab on the Grants homepage to ensure you are eligible to apply for a GSG grant. Your department representative must attend 75% of all GSG general meetings for your department to be eligible for grant funding. Instructions covering required content and format can be found here: Grant Application Instructions . Please follow all instructions carefully to avoid deductions. For additional information not addressed in the instructions, please see our FAQs. If you have further questions please contact the Grants Officer (umaine.gsg.grants@gmail.com).

*Please note that applicants for reimbursement of expenses incurred in the semester(s) prior to the current grants cycle are required to submit an expense report with original receipts. These should be submitted before the grants application deadline for your application to be processed.

It may also be helpful to look at the following resources:

Scoring Rubric

Sample Itemized Budget

Sample Jargon and Colloquial Language

*For additional details on how grants will be evaluated and scored please see the grant reader tab to review the reader instructions.

 

Past Funded Grants

Sample Travel to Present

Sample Degree Related

Sample Travel to Present Reimbursement

 

Expense Reports

All students who receive funding are required to submit an expense report containing all original receipts. Expense reports for funds awarded in the Fall cycle will be due on Friday, February 1st, 2019. Instructions for what to include in expense reports can be found in the individual grants instructions above. An example of an expense report cover letter can be found here.

Contact the GSG Grants Officer (umaine.gsg.grants@gmail.com) with any questions. Only answers from the GSG Grants Officer can be construed as a binding determination.