Stay West Weekend Grant Application Process

Registered student organization can apply for grants to sponsor programs on weekends throughout the semester! A committee composed of current students, graduate students, and professional staff will review all proposals and about which events to fund. A strict timeline is used to complete the application and event planning process.

Contact Caleb Nicol at si-cnicol1@westga.edu for more information about the Stay West Weekend Grant.

Selection Criteria

The event should appeal to a broad range of students, or the event should be paired with another event, so that the two events together appeal to a broad range of students. The application should have a detailed budget, communication/marketing plan, and an assessment plan. The budget for the event should not exceed $4,000. 

The application should demonstrate how, as a result of participation in the event, students will begin to achieve one or more of the following goals: 

  • Have fun
  • Help describe UWG as a great school
  • Create a sense of belonging and connection
  • Help students feel like UWG is their home
  • Cultivate a sense of pride in the university
  • Gain knowledge and skills that will help them be effective citizens after graduation
  • Develop friendships
  • Create lifelong memories