ASI provides leadership funding for student organizations’ events and individual student attendance at professional conferences. The ASI Executive Vice President and professional staff members determine the allocation of these funds.
ASI has allocated approximately $30,000 to ALF. Approved funding is based on eligibility per the ALF Guidelines and Instructions. Awarded funds are on a first come, first served basis. Application due PRIOR to conference attendance. The funding is available for conferences held between July 1, 2019 and May 29, 2020. We will not fund any conferences after May 29, 2020. Proof of attendance for this conference must be presented no later than June 5, 2020.
|Funding Paid as follows:|
|NOT open to entire campus community event: $250.00 award maximum|
|Open to to entire campus community event: $500.00 award maximum|
|Funding Paid as follows:|
|One day in-state conference within 400 miles from campus: $100.00 award|
|Two days or more conference within 400 miles from campus: $250.00 award|
|One day conference outside of 400 miles from campus: $200.00 award|
|Two days or more conference outside of 400 miles from campus: $425.00 award|
Prior to the conference date, applications must be submitted online no later than 12:00 noon on any of the following review dates
Before you apply, check out this application check list
If you are having trouble submitting your application online you can print the forms below and turn them in to USU 3700.
Print out an application, and submit to USU 3700 front office by noon on the due dates listed . above.
Effective September 27, 2016, California Assembly Bill No. 1887 prohibits ASI from approving a request for ASI-funded or ASI-sponsored travel to any state that, after June 26, 2015, has enacted a law that:
This prohibition currently extends to the following states: Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Dakota, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. This list may be subject to change.
You must be approved to receive funds prior to submitting proof for reimbursement. Upon submitting your application, it may take 2-3 weeks to have your reimbursement approved and issued. Once your reimbursement is available for pick-up, you will receive an e-mail from email@example.com.
After your event, we will need all receipts (original and itemized, no exceptions) for reimbursement brought to the ASI office in USU 3700 within 10 business days. You will attach your receipt or request for payment to vendor to the ASI Leadership Funding Reimbursement Form.
Just a reminder these funds are on a reimbursement basis or payment to vendor basis only. The funds DO NOT go directly into your student org account. The ALF reimbursement form can be found in USU 3700. Be sure to NOT use your student organization account reimbursement form.
Submit proof of attendance (name badge, agenda, etc.), along with a typed statement about the conference must be submitted within 10 days of attending conference at ALF@csusm.edu. The written statement must be original (no duplicates) and must describe how the conference was beneficial to your personal and/or professional development and any skills or insights you gained. Please submit photos of the conference if you took any. Your photos and written statement may be used on the ASI website for promotional material.