Tisch Graduate Student Organization
Interdepartmental Grant 2012 - 2013
The Tisch Graduate Student Organization (GSO), through the
generous support of Dean Mary Schmidt Campbell, is looking to fund
interdisciplinary projects within the Tisch community. We are
seeking projects that embody collaboration and foster artistic
expression that are also geared towards professional development
and have relevant public impact.
The grant envisions to cultivate the rich diversity of talents,
interests, and perspectives throughout Tisch encouraging artists
and scholars to connect with and engage their community.
A total grant fund of $5,000 is to be allocated between projects
that will be selected by the Tisch GSO board. Full artistic
freedom is given to grantees and they are expected to manage their
projects accordingly. You will also be required to give status
updates on your project to the GSO officers monthly. These
projects will have the honor of being part of the Tisch GSO
Projects must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a collaboration involving at least two graduate
students from different Tisch departments who are equal
owners/creators of the work.
- These projects must be extracurricular and cannot used for any
- They must be presented on campus for the Tisch Community by
- If selected, your team must attend at least one GSO Planning
Meeting and send monthly email updates and adhere to initial
planning timelines and deadlines
- If selected, your team will be required to attend a Spring
semester GSO Mixer to present your proposals.
Tisch GSO will help you develop your project and provide
assistance in handling administrative matters specifically in
terms of dealing with and securing support from the Tisch
community. Further details regarding funding schemes and other
administrative matters pertaining to the grant will be discussed
with the grantees prior to pursuing the projects.
** We highly recommend that you develop a realistic, efficient
budget, that cuts out any unnecessary costs/fees that could be
avoided by working with your fellow Tisch Grads or other
professional networks. Previous grant recipients have utilized
their resources efficiently and effectively and only asked for the
minimum amounts of money needed to bring their projects to life.**
All sections of the form must be filled up accordingly with clear
and concise details. Relevant documents must accompany the
The application deadline has passed for 2012.
Please check back next year.
For further questions regarding the grant and/or the application
process contact firstname.lastname@example.org
GSO representatives will be available to answer questions about
the grants at any of our mixer events.