EVENT FUNDING

Below are details and contacts for EVENT/GROUP FUNDING. We advise that you apply through all resources of GAPSA (including Discretionary, Student group, and Academic event funding) before reaching out to SASgov for discretionary funds.
 
Your level of outreach will affect your application.

 

 

 

The following programs are designed for application by groups for organizing events whether they be conferences or other meetings and group events. Details of the major funds are:

       1. The SASgov Discretionary Fund is funded by SASgov and is given selectively.

       2. GAPSA has 4 different funds available and all of them can be applied for with a single application:

    i.   GAPSA Discretionary Funding

    ii.  GAPSA Research Council Academic Event Funding

    iii. GAPSA Student Group Event Funding

    iv. GAPSA Synergy Funding

 

       3. Interdisciplinary GAP Funding for events that involve students from other graduate schools at Penn.

 

 

 

SASgov DISCRETIONARY FUNDING (WILL CLOSE APRIL 10TH!)

 

Contact the SASgov VP of Financial Operations at sasgov.vp.finance@gmail.com for your application                           for any event funding request and any questions.

 

       Types of projects funded in the past:

  • Graduate student-organized conferences

  • Career-building workshops between undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty

  • Cross-disciplinary events celebrating particular topics or methods of study

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

To apply for discretionary funding, please provide the following information and send the materials to Asminet Ling at sasgov.vp.finance@gmail.com

  1.  A 1-2 page proposal describing the nature and purpose of the event, and the funding request. Please include details such as the date, time, and location of the event as well as the estimated number of presenters/speakers and attendees. If the event has been funded by SASGov in the past, please mention so in the proposal.

  2. An overall itemized budget with estimated event-related costs. Please indicate how much funding is being requested from SASGov and other funding sources. If the event has been funded by SASGov in the past, please include the previous funded budget and the current budget.

  3. A completed powerpoint (template here).

NOTE: Applications must complete two rounds of evaluations, thus applicants are strongly encouraged to submit  

   materials to allow sufficient scheduling time for review.

IF FUNDED: 

 

 

 

GAPSA ACADEMIC EVENT FUNDING 

 

Check GAPSA for more details. The funding rounds open at different times over the course of the academic year: http://www.gapsa.upenn.edu/groupevent-funding/

 

 

The 4 funds can now be applied together in the GAPSA Common App which is available at https://form.jotform.com/72870398092163. In that application form, in Section 3: Fund Referral, select Yes on all the options as that will make you eligible for all funds. Also, in addition to filling the common app, you should register online as a student group on http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/osa/gopenn.html. The registration is free and you do not need to do anything apart from entering the details on the above website.

 

If you have more questions about the GAPSA funds, to ask for further details on your application, contact the following individuals:

 
1.GAPSA Discretionary Funding
Contact the Discretionary Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.discretionary@gmail.com

2. GAPSA Research Council Academic Event Funding
Contact the GAPSA Chair for Research at gapsa.research@gmail.com

 

NOTE: Applicants for Research Council funding should try to contact one of the GAPSA reps to sponsor the application in Council. You may contact one of the following:

 

  • Mark Bookman (East Asian Languages and Civilizations, bookman@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Greg Callaghan (Ancient History, gcal@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Yun Cha (Sociology, yuncha@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Ida Nitter (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, initter@sas.upenn.edu)

  • David Sliski (Physics and Astronomy, dsliski@sas.upenn.edu)


3. GAPSA Student Group Funding
Contact the Student Group Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.sgef@gmail.com

4. GAPSA Synergy Funding
Contact the Synergy Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.synergy@gmail.com

 

 

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY GAP FUNDING (OpeN THROUGHOUT YEAR)

 

If your event will involve interest from students of any of the other 11 graduate schools at Penn(Graduate School of Education, Social Policy & Practice, Law, Wharton, Annenberg School of Communication, Engineering, Design, Medicine, Nursing, Dental and Veterinary School), you can eligible to apply for this fund to cover events of that type. Contact the SASgov President at sasgov.pres@gmail.com for questions and applying for this fund. 

Below are details and contacts for EVENT/GROUP FUNDING. We advise that you apply through all resources of GAPSA (including Discretionary, Student group, and Academic event funding) before reaching out to SASgov for discretionary funds.
 
Your level of outreach will affect your application.

 

 

 

The following programs are designed for application by groups for organizing events whether they be conferences or other meetings and group events. Details of the major funds are:

       1. The SASgov Discretionary Fund is funded by SASgov and is given selectively.

       2. GAPSA has 4 different funds available. All of them can be applied for with a single application:

    i.   GAPSA Discretionary Funding

    ii.  GAPSA Research Council Academic Event Funding

    iii. GAPSA Student Group Event Funding

    iv. GAPSA Synergy Funding

 

       3. Interdisciplinary GAP Funding for events that involve students from other graduate schools at Penn.

 

 

 

SASgov DISCRETIONARY FUNDING (WILL CLOSE APRIL 10TH!)

 

Contact the SASgov VP of Financial Operations at sasgov.vp.finance@gmail.com with your application                           for any event funding request and any questions.

 

       Types of projects funded in the past:

  • Graduate student-organized conferences

  • Career-building workshops between undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty

  • Cross-disciplinary events celebrating particular topics or methods of study

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLY:

To apply for discretionary funding, please provide the following information and send the materials VP of Financial Operations at sasgov.vp.finance@gmail.com

  1.  A 1-2 page proposal describing the nature and purpose of the event- and the funding amount requested. Please include details such as the date, time, and location of the event as well as the estimated number of presenters/speakers and attendees. If the event has been funded by SASGov in the past, please mention so in the proposal.

  2. An overall itemized budget with estimated event-related costs. Please indicate how much funding is being requested from SASGov and other funding sources. If the event has been funded by SASGov in the past, please include the previous funded budget and the current budget.

  3. A completed powerpoint (template here).

NOTE: Applications must complete two rounds of evaluations, thus applicants are strongly encouraged to submit  

   materials to allow sufficient scheduling time for review.

IF FUNDED: 

 

 

 

GAPSA ACADEMIC EVENT FUNDING 

 

Check GAPSA for more details. The funding rounds open at different times over the course of the academic year: http://www.gapsa.upenn.edu/groupevent-funding/

 

 

The 4 funds can now be applied together in the GAPSA Common App which is available at https://form.jotform.com/72870398092163. In that application form, in Section 3: Fund Referral, select Yes on all the options as that will make you eligible for all funds. Also, in addition to filling the Common App, you should register online as a student group on http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/osa/gopenn.html. The registration is free, and you do not need to do anything apart from entering the details on the above website.

 

If you have more questions about the GAPSA funds, to ask for further details on your application, contact the following individuals:

 
1.GAPSA Discretionary Funding
Contact the Discretionary Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.discretionary@gmail.com

2. GAPSA Research Council Academic Event Funding
Contact the GAPSA Chair for Research at gapsa.research@gmail.com

 

NOTE: Applicants for Research Council funding should try to contact one of the GAPSA reps to sponsor the application in Council. You may contact one of the following:

 

  • Mark Bookman (East Asian Languages and Civilizations, bookman@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Greg Callaghan (Ancient History, gcal@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Yun Cha (Sociology, yuncha@sas.upenn.edu)

  • Ida Nitter (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, initter@sas.upenn.edu)

  • David Sliski (Physics and Astronomy, dsliski@sas.upenn.edu)


3. GAPSA Student Group Funding
Contact the Student Group Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.sgef@gmail.com

4. GAPSA Synergy Funding
Contact the Synergy Fund Deputy at gapsa.finance.synergy@gmail.com

 

INTERDISCIPLINARY GAP FUNDING (OpeN THROUGHOUT YEAR)

 

If your event will involve interest from students of any of the other 11 graduate schools at Penn (Graduate School of Education, Social Policy & Practice, Law, Wharton, Annenberg School of Communication, Engineering, Weitzman School of Design, Medicine, Nursing, Dental and Veterinary School), you are eligible to apply for this fund to cover events of that type. Contact the SASgov President at sasgov.pres@gmail.com for questions and applying for this fund. 

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