RSA Student Chapter Special Event Award Call for Applications ... *Correction* Award Deadline is January 7th
Student Chapter Special Event Award Call for Applications
This competitive award is meant to support special event programming created by RSA student chapters that would not otherwise be possible without the support of the RSA. We encourage applicants to propose projects or events that cultivate professionalization and cooperation between and among academic departments, RSA student chapters, and/or rhetoric programs at other universities (although such collaboration is not requisite for application).
Any chapter in good standing will have the opportunity to apply for this competitively awarded grant from RSA. The number and dollar amounts of awards given each year will depend on the availability of funds and the institution’s past award history. Preference will be given to chapters that are newly formed and/or have not received an award in the recent past. Chapters must submit a project proposal, including a budget and the amount of local funding. The event should ideally take place in the Spring.
Applications should be submitted no later than January 7, 2022 for projects slated for the 2021-2022 academic year. Chapters receiving awards will be required to provide a progress report to the RSA graduate student members of the Board of Directors by May 15, 2022 of the funding year. Awardees are especially encouraged to consider how they can share the project with other RSA chapters and individual RSA members through the use of technology (podcast, webcast, etc.).
Here are examples of funded activities during 2018-2019: https://www.rhetoricsociety.org/aws/RSA/pt/sd/news_article/211832/_PARENT/layout_details/true
- Applicants are to provide a detailed proposal outlining the name, proposed date, and description of their event. The proposal should also include anticipated participation (both number and type of participants), as well as a detailed budget.
- Describe how this project will meet the funding goal of encouraging professionalization and collaboration. Explain your plans for sharing this project with other chapters (through podcast, web video, summary document, etc.).
CLICK HERE to submit your funding request.