Student Funding Requests

The Shorenstein Center provides up to $5,000 per year for student organizations, small groups, and individual students, to pursue activities that are in line with the center’s mission and research agenda.

All requests for funding for student-led events, workshops, conferences, organizations, PIC activities, research, and other projects should be submitted using this form.

The maximum amount of funding that the center provides per year to an individual student or student group is $5,000. The average amount granted per funding request ranges between $1,000-$3,000.

Student Funding Request

Please fill out this form if you are a student requesting funding from the Shorenstein Center. Funding requests can be made to support student organizations, events, projects, or research.
Name
If you are applying for funding on behalf of a student group/organization, please include the name here and a brief description below.
Describe your project, event, research, or other funding need.
The Shorenstein Center works at the intersections of media, politics, and public policy. It is a research center dedicated to increasing understanding of how people access, create, and process information, particularly as it relates to news and societal issues, and describing potential solutions to the problems facing our information ecosystem.
Please enter a number from 0 to 5000.
Please give us a ballpark figure for the total cost of the program, event, or project you are requesting funding for. If you are requesting the entire budget amount from the Shorenstein Center you should enter in the same number as above.
Please include any information about when the event will take place, the timeframe that funds will be used in, and deadlines for securing funding.
Include details like travel, materials, food, services, etc.
Please specify if you are looking for reimbursement for already-paid bills.