Request Funding

Are you a graduate student looking to host or organize an academic or social event open to other graduate students at Brandeis?

All graduate students may request funding from the GSA Student Initiatives Fund, which is derived from graduate student activities fees. Most requests will be reviewed within 1-3 business days; larger requests, including those that require a vote of the GSA Executive Committee and Senate, may take up to one month to process, but are likely to be resolved sooner.

Guidelines for Funding

Approval Process

Funds are set aside annually for graduate student initiatives and are distributed in a fair and impartial manner. Requests that have a high-benefit/low-cost ratio are generally looked upon most favorably. Requests of more than $100 must be approved by the GSA Executive Committee. 

Every effort will be made to support all requests. This may include partnership with the Office of Graduate Affairs, or other offices related to specific requests.  

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