Application Undergraduate Student Government's Democracy Project

Application Undergraduate Student Government's Democracy Project

Thank you for your interest in the Hunter USG Democracy Project! The Hunter USG Democracy Project's (USGDP) aims to maximize the experience of the undergraduate students by providing funding and support for student-led projects which enhance the Hunter community and/or student life on campus.

Application Instructions:

Please be as thorough as possible when filling out the following application. You will be asked to attach a College Association and Consolidated Funds Forms, Student Signature Sheet, and Project Timeline. Project budgets may not exceed the maximum allocation of $4,500.

***For any questions regarding the application, please visit the Undergraduate Student Government office in Hunter North 121, or email usg@hunterusg.org****

Eligibility:

Projects meeting the following criteria for eligibility will be reviewed by the Hunter USG Senate. You may be contacted by a member of the Hunter USG to answer questions about your project proposal.
1. This project was submitted by a matriculated undergraduate student enrolled at Hunter College.
2. The project is compliant with College Association guidelines and CUNY bylaws. Available on the Hunter USG Website.

3. Applications are financially and logistically feasible (I.e. budget requests do not exceed $4,500).

Application Review and Award Decisions
The submission deadline is March 1st 2019. A committee comprised of USG officers will review proposals, and select projects based on the following criteria, including but not limited to: financial and logistical feasibility, the extent to which the project may enhance student life, and the project’s ability to reach a diverse array of students in the Hunter community. Once projects are selected, a committee comprised of USG members will be formed, to help assist the project-leads in creating a plan for the implementation of the proposal(s) received.

Additional Notes:
The Hunter USG Democracy Project is made possible through a new earmark in the Student Activity Fee which was created in the 2017-2018 school year. Please note that this the Hunter USG Democracy Project is a pilot project, and is currently in its first cycle of implementation. Like any newly implemented initiative, we are still in the processes of determining the best ways to implement these practices. We thank you for bearing with us as we work to launch this project for the first time, and welcome any feedback you may have about the initiative. With any questions, comments, or concerns about the Hunter Democracy Project, please do not hesitate to contact us at usg@hunterusg.org.