Large Grants: Due November 1st
Due to the increased level of student participation in the Student Sustainability Grant program,
we are unable to fund large grants spring semester.
Mini-Grants: Accepted Oct 1 - Apr 1
Eligibility For Student Sustainability Grant Applicants
Applicants must meet the following requirements at the time of their application as well as during the grant award contracting and payment process:
- Applicants for large grants (over $1,500) must be full-time USU undergraduate or graduate students for the entire one-year grant contract.
- Applicants for large grants (over $1,500) must submit a letter of intent at least 2 weeks prior to the application deadline.
- Applicants for small grants (under $1,500) must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students during the semester funds are awarded.
- Final Reports must be submitted to the SSO office within one year of being awarded funds. An alternative to the final report is to display a poster on your Student Sustainability Grant project at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit. If chosen, the SSO can cover your travel and printing costs.
- The grant must address one of the Student Sustainability Grant focus areas:
-Sustainable Food Systems & Food Justice
-Energy - Conservation & Renewable
-Reduced Carbon Footprint
-Social Dimensions of Sustainability
-Economic Dimensions of Sustainability
- The project must benefit USU students and provide opportunity for student involvement.
- The project must have clearly defined measurable outcomes.
- The project must have a clearly articulated publicity, education, and outreach plan.
- Facilities must provide written approval for all projects that require new space or modifications to existing space.