Deadline and Submission: Proposals can be submitted on a rolling basis beginning on September 1st each year and will be awarded as funds allow.
Eligibility: All students, faculty, and staff are eligible to submit a request to fund a project, and each request must be sponsored by one or more university office, department, or organization. Each sponsor must sign the request for funds, and the official faculty or staff adviser must sign a request sponsored by a student organization.
We will not support requests for student wages, software, scholarships, conference registration, legal or membership fees.
Requirement Related to Diversity and Inclusion
Proposals must support one of the five goals of the Diversity and Inclusion Plan that include:
Goal 1: Strengthen our culture of respect and inclusion
Goal 2: Strengthen our efforts to better identify and overcome barriers to inclusion
Goal 3: Strengthen our ability to better understand and define our university community
Goal 4: Strengthen our efforts to maintain a safe university environment free from discrimination and sexual misconduct
Goal 5: Strengthen the diversity of faculty and senior-level administrators
Obligations of Award Recipients: Award recipients must spend the funds for their designated use by the end of the fiscal year. Award recipients must submit a video summarizing their project or program to the Texas State Inclusive Excellence Showcase which will take place in September of the following fiscal year.