Large Grants: Due November 1st
Due to the increased level of student participation in the Student Sustainability Grant program,
Large Grant Application Download 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.