Organizational Aid is a program established by the Arkansas Tech GOLD Cabinet. The
funding is designed to assist Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) at Arkansas
Tech. The goal of this program is to foster diversity and support students in their
efforts to enhance their organizations, their members, the student body, or Arkansas
To apply, please complete the application under Forms on GOLD Cabinet's page on theLink.
Upon receipt of the completed form, the RSO contact person listed will be required
to interview with GOLD Cabinet.
- Applying organization must be a Registered Student Organization with the Department
of Campus Life by October 1, 2016.
- Applying RSOs must send at least one (1) representative to a minimum of two (2) GOLD
Cabinet open meetings. If an RSO has attended two (2) open meetings in the fall semester,
they only need to attend one (1) open meeting in the spring to apply for aid. Open
Meetings time and location for the fall 2016 semester will be announced in August.
- Requests for Organizational Aid must be made thirty (30) days in advance of event.
- The last day to apply for funding for this academic year is April 7, 2017.
- Requests must demonstrate how awarding of funding will enhance their organization,
their members, the student body, or Arkansas Tech.
- Funding is on a first-come, first-served basis until Organizational Aid funds are
- If applying for Organizational Aid funding for an event, the event for which funds
are being requested must be registered on theLink.
- RSOs may not request more than $500 per academic semester.
- Funds may not be spent on alcohol, tobacco, gambling, firearms, or any other illegal
- Registered Club Sports are not eligible for Organizational Aid. For funding opportunities,
please contact the Office of Campus Recreation at 479.968.0276 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Organizational Aid is not a scholarship fund. This program is intended to enrich
the extra-curricular and co-curricular life of the University. Funds may not be used
to financially support a student in receiving class credit. For example, if a class
trip required a student to attend in order to receive credit for that particular course,
the student cannot utilize Organizational Aid to attend the class trip. In this example,
the student could investigate options through the Student Development Fund.