The Student Organizations Council can provide financial assistance to registered student organizations who meet the requirements set forth by the SOC Constitution and By Laws for programming or travel purposes that benefit or engage the university community.
Each registered student organization must request funding assistance from the SOC by submitting an application and providing all relevant information about the program or event.
SOC offers funding assistance to registered student organizations in good standing with Texas State and SOC. Certain requirements must be met, certain types of events are given priority, and dollar amounts vary.
As a general rule, programming for fundraising purposes will not receive funding assistance from SOC.
Your student organization must be registered with Student Involvement @ LBJSC and be in good standing with Texas State and SOC. Each organization may request and receive SOC funding once per academic year, provided the organization meets the requirements for good standing.
Funds are distributed to organizations planning leadership development programs, co-curricular educational events, or campus unity-building activities. Any requests for travel and training opportunities must be demonstrated to have a potential benefit to the university community.
The following dollar amounts are the maximum dollar amounts SOC will grant, based on historical precedent:
Your organization president will be contacted within ten (10) business days.
Travel that receives funding assistance from SOC must be conducted according to all Texas State policies and procedures, including the following:
SOC funding applications will open on August 1, 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year. SOC will begin reviewing funding applications on August 25, 2014.
We encourage your organization to apply for funding for the 2014-2015 academic year!