Student Groups

Funding for Student Groups at MIT

The Graduate Student Council funds a large number of ASA-recognized graduate student groups through the GSC Funding Board for:

  • Events benefiting the graduate community
  • Capital expenses
  • Cross-departmental socials

To find out whether your group is eligible for funding from the GSC, please check the eligible graduate student group list for eligible student groups. If your group is not on the list, please contact the GSC Treasurer.

Funding Guidelines

 All funded graduate student groups are required to meet the guidelines established by the GSC Funding Board.

Funds for Spring 2014 (Round 2) have been allocated!

Allocation amounts for  Spring 2014 (Round 2) funding can be found below:

Note: Deadline for Fall 2013 funding reimbursements is Jan 2nd, 2014.

Important Dates for 2013-2014:

Tentative Schedule: changes may occur and will be announced on this webpage and by email.

Funding Cycle Applications Open Application Deadline Funding Board Meeting Cycle Start Cycle End Reimbursement Deadline
Summer/Fall Round I (Summer) May 19, 2013 June 2, 2013 June 9, 2013 June 15, 2013 September 29, 2013 October 1, 2013
Summer/Fall Round II (Fall) September 1, 2013 September 15, 2013 September 22, 2013 September 29, 2013 December 31, 2013 January 2, 2014*
IAP/Spring Round I (IAP) November 17, 2013 December 1, 2013 December 8, 2013 December 31, 2013 March 14, 2014 March 16, 2014
IAP/Spring Round II (Spring) February 16, 2014 March 2, 2014 March 9, 2014 March 14, 2014 June 14, 2014 June 16, 2014*
* Reimbursements will have at least a 2-business day grace period after the date of the event, but no later than the last day of the cycle.

Reimbursement requests are processed at 5pm at the SAFO office, on the 5th floor of the student center.

If your group did not receive the email and has applied to the funding board in the past, or is eligible, please contact gsc-treasurer[at]mit[dot]edu ASAP.

Events Calendar and GSC Anno

To facilitate event planning and ensure that events sponsored by the GSC are open to all graduate students, please remember to add events to the MIT’s events calendar and the GSC Anno at least two weeks in advance, and include the GSC Funding Board as a co-sponsor. The calendar and anno listing is a required part of the reimbursement request.



Past Allocations