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Individual students, teams and registered student organizations may apply for up to $500 in funds for a project or event co-sponsorship. For a funding request to be considered, this form must be completed in full and accompanied by a budget detailing anticipated costs with all sources of support listed (pending and confirmed). All information must be returned at least six weeks prior to the event.

When reviewing grant submissions, we will prioritize the following:

  • Events and activities that take place on campus (or within walking distance), or projects in which students are engaged in outreach activities with communities beyond campus;
  • Projects and events of a collaborative nature;
  • Projects and performances that integrate an educational component, helping to provide context for or knowledge about diverse performance practices;
  • Projects and events that cultivate dialogue about performance practices, performance theory, and relevant topics in the field of Performance Studies, especially through the global perspective (ie. identity, liminality, text/narrative, ethnography, ritual, etc.)

We encourage innovation and originality in defining performance and encourage traditional and non-traditional projects and undertakings.

Note: CWPS funds cannot be used to pay student event organizers, or for door prizes/"give-aways." CWPS does not provide funds for costs associated with curricular projects, such as degree recitals or thesis projects. CWPS rolling grants cannot be used for individual travel / study abroad.

Other Sources of Funding

In addition to your home Department, check with the following organizations offering student funding programs:

CWPS Funding Archive

Visit the 2016-2017 CWPS Funding Archive for past funding projects.

Visit the 2014-2015 CWPS Funding Archive for past funding projects.

Visit the 2013-2014 CWPS Funding Archive for past funding projects.