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YGA Mini-Grants for Faculty and Student Events!

Awards: Students from $500-$2000. Faculty/Departments from $2000-$4000.
For Events: to be held Spring, Summer, or Fall 2019
Applications Due: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Notification: Friday, December 7, 2018

2018/19 is the Year of Global Africa at Michigan State University. MSU is exploring its rich history and connections with our many partners in Africa and throughout the African Diaspora. Have an event in mind? We want to help make it happen!

Examples of Events/Activities/Programs:
• Bring a Guest Speaker
• Mount an Exhibit
• Host a Panel Discussion
• Plan a Social Event
• Organize a Festival
• Use your imagination!

Criteria for Evaluation: While we don’t expect Applications to meet all these criteria, these are the considerations as we read submissions.
• Africa-related programming
• Extends knowledge and heightens awareness of Africa
• Underscores relationship between MSU and Africa
• Can be a single event or part of a continuing series
• We encourage cross-departmental and community collaboration
• Partnerships on- and off-campus are valued
• Top priority will be given to those who have not received funding in the past
• Events must be free and open to the public
• 20% matching funds desirable but not mandatory (Faculty only)

For faculty-led/departmental programs, find the application form here.

For student-led programs, find the application form here.