Student Government Association Grants
The purpose of SGA Grants shall be to provide aid to Recognized Student Organizations and University Departments for educational programs, service projects, and campus improvement projects. Priority will be given to projects and initiatives that directly benefit the campus and Student Body. Projects that do not meet this criteria will not be considered for funding.
Please provide all the the requested REQUIRED information. Applications that are incomplete will NOT be considered for funding.
There is no guarantee for funding through the SGA Grant Program. Applications approved for funding will be further reviewed for processing payment, reimbursement, etc.
Application deadlines and meeting dates will be established by the SGA Treasurer. Be prepared to have at least one representative present at the meeting.
All applications are due on due date by 5:00 p.m.
Applications must be submitted on OrgSync by the due date.
Applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm at least seven (7) days before a scheduled ORF meeting (unless specified above). Travel dates must be a minimum of thirty (30) school days from the date of the ORF meeting.
ORF meetings are held in the SGA Conference Room. Room 101 in the Friedman Student Union.
At least one representative is required to attend the ORF meeting at which you are submitting in order to be considered for funding. Representatives should be prepared to present their travel plans as well as answer questions regarding the proposed trip.
Applications without all of the required information or supporting documentation will not be accepted. Quotes for all funding requests MUST be included in the application (i.e. hotel rooms, plane tickets, registration, etc.) The agenda for the trip must be included as well (Conference schedule, meeting agenda, etc.) Upload all of this information into one document and attach at the end of the application.
The ORF Committee will meet with each RSO individually after presenting the roll call at the beginning of the meeting. While an RSO is waiting to be called in, the SGA office will be available to sit and prep information in before the individual meeting begins.
If you have any questions please email:
Please fill out the form and list up to five (5) honors to be listed on the SGA Website.
Honors are to be listed exactly as follows:
1. Vice President of XYZ Organization
Honors may be edited or deleted if not submitted in the correct format.
Please fill out the form and submit up to ten (10) honors to be listed on the SGA website.
Honors are to be listed as follows:
1. Vice President of XYZ Organizations|
Cap and gowns for graduation can be rented out for free to NSU students through the Student Government Association. This form is to be filled out when picking up the cap and gown. Caps and gowns are to be rented out through the SGA Vice President the week before graduation. The last day to rent out cap and gowns from the Student Government Association is the day before the actual ceremonies. Rented caps and gowns are to be turned in after graduation. Those who do not return the cap & gown will not receive their diploma and a charge of $90 will be placed on their account.
AVAILABLE POSITIONS Student Government Association President & Vice President (Must run on a ticket)
Student Government Association Treasurer
Student Government Association Senator at Large (25 seats available) FILINGS OPEN: March 16 at 8 am
FILINGS CLOSE: March 23 at 4 pm
SECTION 3- CAMPAIGINING
B. There shall be no limit on the amount of money a candidate for elected office may spend on campaign materials. Nominees for Homecoming Honor Court and Mr. and Miss Northwestern State University may not spend any money to secure votes for these positions.
C. There shall be no campaigning on the part of nominees for Homecoming Honor Court and Mr. and Miss Northwestern State University including the posting of the election link. The Election Board may choose to create a graphic depicting those who were nominated, if so, the nominees may share this, and only this graphic in regards to the election.
D. Candidates for elected office or their campaign workers shall not engage in any campaigning activity that misleading, deceptive, demeaning, slanderous, or libelous.
E. All printed campaign materials must first be approved by the Election Board. Candidates for elected office and may post any signage and hand out any materials they wish as long as they adhere to the Election Code and all rules and regulations of Northwestern State University.
F. The Student Government Association logo shall not be used in any campaign materials.
G. Any campaigning that takes place on social media by a candidate or a campaign worker shall be subject to the Election Code and must be in compliance with University regulations governing the use of electronic media.
H. This use of any University or State owned property is strictly prohibited by State law and the Election Code. Any candidate found in violation of this provision from the Election Board shall be immediately disqualified. Examples of this include: the library, computer labs, university owned computers, software, and printers in offices, etc. The Print Shop on campus may be used to print campaign materials.
I. If the Election Board designates voting stations, there shall not be campaigning within fifty (50) feet of a voting station.To review all election rules and regulations, please view the SGA ELECTION CODE