Your respective organization must be recognized by the Graduate Student Government at Clemson University (GSG). Only organizations that are currently recognized will be available in the selection box on the funding request form. If your organization loses its recognition status, your organization must wait 60 days from the date or de-recognition to apply for re-recognition through the GSG Senate. If your organization were to lose its recognition status after receiving funding for an event, GSG WILL still fund the event in question, but your organization could not receive additional funding until it is re-recognized.
To apply for funding, click on the Apply for Funding link and complete the funding request. The form must be completed by a graduate student, not a faculty advisor. Once you have completed the request you will be taken to a confirmation page.
Note that your funding request should specifically declare/discuss:
Additionally, note that the Finance Committee
After completing the funding request, your information will be available in the Funding Request History which will allow you to follow the status of your request. You should return to the funding request history to check the status. The following are status types:
Pending - You have submitted your funding request to the Finance Committee for review. The finance committee chair will contact you for a time to attend a funding hearing and answer questions for the Finance Committee. You need to attend the funding hearing on the date closest to the date of your event; this maximizes the funding we can allocate throughout the semester/academic year.
Pending Senate - The Finance Committee has recommended some funding and that recommendation has been sent to the GSG Senate for approval. Note: DO NOT assume that the Finance Committee approved the full amount of your request; make sure you view the full request. At this stage, your funding is NOT guaranteed.
Approved - Your funding request has been approved by the GSG Senate as a funding bill and has been signed by the Student Body President. Funding will be designated to specific line items. Start the reimbursement process after your event has occurred. Funding will also be contingent on the submission of an Excel spreadsheet containing the names and CUIDs of Clemson Graduate Student attendees.
Denied - Your funding request has been denied. This can occur at the Finance Committee level or the GSG Senate. Once a funding request is denied, the process for applying for funding for the event in question is over; denied funding requests cannot be appealed.
Once your funding request status is "Approved" and your event has occurred, you may begin the process of getting reimbursed. You MUST take the following actions:
Failure to turn in itemized receipts to the GSG Treasurer by the receipt due date will result in denial of funding reimbursement for the event, and all receipts must be ITEMIZED. Funding denied due to failure of receipt submission WILL NOT be restored.
Funding will also be contingent on the submission of an Excel spreadsheet containing the names and CUIDs of Clemson Graduate Student attendees..
Be certain of the receipt due date for your event. You must turn in receipts to the GSG Treasurer (electronic copies) by these dates. RFF
Your receipt due date is determined as follows:
That is, your receipt due date is the earliest of 14 calendar days after the event date, 14 calendar days after the senate approval date, last day of the fall/spring semester.
This is an official request by a recognized graduate student organization to receive funding from the Clemson Graduate Student Government (hereinafter GSG). By submitting this funding request to the GSG, I do affirm that all of the information contained within this application and any supplemental materials is correct to the best of my knowledge as of the date of this application.
By submitting this funding request to the GSG, I do affirm that I have read and understood all of the requirements set forth by the GSG for maintaining status as a recognized graduate student organization and for receiving allocated funds from GSG. Furthermore, I agree to ensure my organization abides by all of the requirements and regulations set by the GSG for retaining recognized status. I understand that if my organization does not abide by GSG requirements and regulations, the organization will lose recognized status and all monies allocated to the organization.
By submitting this funding request to the GSG, I agree that the GSG does not guarantee to fund to recognized organizations even upon submission of this funding request. I understand that GSG reserves the right to fund completely, fund partially, or not fund any item specified within this funding request. I affirm that I have read the information on the Procedures page of the Funding Request Service and understand the process for review, approval, and reimbursement.
I further understand that if I have received and/or applied for a Graduate Travel Grant, then I may not apply for the same funding through this service. If I apply for funding through this service, then I understand that I may not apply for funding through the Graduate Travel Grant (GTG). I understand that applying for and/or receiving funding from both sources is a violation of GSG finance policies and can result in the suspension of organization funding privileges, derecognition of the said organization, and, in special circumstances, charges filed with the Clemson University Office of Community and Ethical Standards.
I have read and understood the Clemson University policy on alcohol use by student organizations and will file the appropriate paperwork with all required offices on campus and will obtain all required signatures. I will retain a copy of my authorizations and have this information available at the said event if it is requested by a Clemson University official or a law enforcement officer.CLEMSON UNIVERSITY ALCOHOL POLICY
If your organization is serving alcohol at your event, then you are required to disclose this information. Failure to abide by Clemson University Organization's alcohol policies is punishable by organization and individual (student) suspension up to (and including) expulsion from the university.