Individual Grants

Individual Grants

Please carefully read the guidelines and application instructions before submitting your application to avoid rejection or deductions.

Fall 2023 Expense Report Deadline: Friday, January 19th, 2024, by 5:00 PM

 

Spring 2024 Application Deadline: Friday, January 26th, 2024, by 5:00 pm

Application Instructions: Grant Application Instructions

Application Submission: Grant Application Form

 

Please check the eligibility tab on the Grants homepage to ensure you are eligible to apply for a GSG grant. Your department representative must have attended at least 75% of all GSG general meetings for the previous semester for your department to be eligible for grant funding.

*The Grants Officer will accept formal typed, dated, and signed petitions of extenuating circumstances regarding departments not meeting the attendance requirements. These petitions must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 19th, 2024.  If you have further questions please contact the GSG Grants Officer (gsg.grants@maine.edu).

*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 as one PDF in an email to the grants officers (gsg.grants@maine.edu) before the grant application deadline for your application to be processed.

 

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

Grants 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

Sample Degree Related with Citations

 

Expense Reports

All students who receive funding are required to submit an expense report containing all original receipts. 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 (gsg.grants@maine.edu) with any questions. Only answers from the GSG Grants Officer can be construed as a binding determination.