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As a society or club, there are grants open to you from the Union. These do not need to be paid back and are designed to help your society or club develop and meet its objectives by providing funding for things it couldn't afford otherwise. 

We have several different grant available, so have a look below to see which one you should apply for!

sports club grant:

societies grant:

employability and conference grant:

  • The employability grant has a £1500 pot, which students groups that are putting on an event, conference or activity with an employability focus are eligible to apply for.
  • We are particularly encouraging academic societies to apply for this grant as we want to develop the sorts of activities academic societies put on. However, all student groups are able to apply for this grant.
  • For information on the employability grant, please read our key information guide here.    
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here

accessibility and inclusivity grant:

  • The accessibility and inclusivity grant has a pot of £2500, which all students groups that would like to increase the accessibility and inclusivity of their society or club are eligible to apply for.
  • For information on the societies grant, please read our key information guide here. 
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here

major events grant: 

  • This is a pot of £1500, made up of three seperate £500 pots, which all clubs and societies putting on a major event can apply for.  
  • For information on society grant guidelines and tips for a success application, please read our key information guide here. 
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.
  • Your application will be reviewed by the Activities and Opportunities Officer and the Student Events Coordinator. To find out when the Activities and Opportunities Officer and the Student Events Coordinator meet, click here. 

student group collaboration grant: 

  • The student groups collaboration grant has a £300 pot that clubs and societities running a collaborative event between two or more student groups are eligible to apply for.
  • For information on the employability grant, please read our key information guide here.    
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here
  • This a first semester only grant. 
  • As of 14/12/19, the student group collaboration grant is closed for the 2019/20 academic year. 

green grant: 

  • The green grant has a £250 pot that all student groups working to be more environmentally friendly are eligible to apply for.
  • For information on the green grant, please read our key information guide here.
  • To apply, fill out this grant application form and email it to union.opportunities@uea.ac.uk.
  • Your application will be reviewed by Societies Executives Committee. To find out when Societies Executives meet, click here
  • This a first semester only grant. 
  • As of 14/12/19, the green grant is closed for the 2019/20 academic year. 

 

Grant Deadlines:

If you apply for societies grant, employability grant, accessibility and inclusivity grant, student group collaboration grant, or green grant, your application will be reviewed by Societies Executive. The table below indicates when your grant application will be reviewed and the deadline you need to send the application in by. 

If you apply for a grant by this deadline…

Your grant request will be reviewed on by Societies Executive on this date…

18th November 2019

25th November 2019

6th January 2020

13th January 2020

27th January 2020

3rd February 2020

17th February 2020

24th February 2020

9th March 2020

16th March 2020

13th April 2020

20th April 2020

4th May 2020

11th May 2020

 

If you apply for the major event grant, your application will be reviewed by the Activities and Opportunities Officer and the Student Events Coordinator. The table below indicates when your grant application will be reviewed and the deadline you need to send the application in by. 

If you apply for the major event grant by this deadline…

Your grant request will be reviewed on by the Activities and Opportunities Officer and Societies Executive on this date…

24th January 2020

27th January 2020

28th February 2020

2nd March 2020

28th March 2020

30th March 2020

 

 

 

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