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OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award

Nominate your organization to be recognized as the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester

 

Award Description

In order to recognize the contributions of our OME Student Advisory Council (OMESAC) Organizations and expand the benefits of membership, the OME has developed an award specifically for OMESAC groups The OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award.  This award will be given to one student organization each semester which includes recognition on website/newsletters, a perpetual plaque in the OME, and a significant monetary contribution to the student organization.

Criterion to Apply

The criterion to apply for the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award are as follows:

  1. The student organization must be an active member of OMESAC; and
  2. The student organization has not been awarded the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester in the most recent semester (i.e. apply in the spring after winning in the fall or vice versa); and
  3. If the student organization has been awarded the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester in the past academic year (i.e. won in the fall, reapplying in the fall), they must address how the previous funding was utilized.

Application Process

To apply for the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award, please complete the form below and upload an Organizational Statement.

Student organizations should speak to the following about the previous semester in their statement:

  1. How did your organization support members (or others) academically and/or socially last semsester (provide dates of events)?
  2. Did your organization engage the MIT and/or surrounding community last semsester? If so, how (provide dates of events)?
  3. What are some posititve changes your organization made, internally, last semester. How does your organization impact the MIT community?
  4. How many OMESAC meetings did your student organization attend last semester?
  5. Did students from your organization attend any key OME events? Which ones? How was this helpful?
  6. How has your organization worked to promote OME events?

If your student orgainization has won the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award before, please submit an Organizational Statement, AND submit a detailed report of how the previous funding was utilized. If this report is not included your organization will not be considered for funding.

Selection Process

The OME staff will serve as the selection committee for the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award.

  1. Student organizations will be ranked based on the criteria listed above.
  2. Organizations must remember to put an emphasis on how their work they do relates to the OME mission, and how they have partner with the OME.
  3. Content in the Organizational Statement must speak to accomplishments, activities, and changes that occurred last semester
  4. It may take up to 3 weeks after the submission deadline for the winner to be announced.

Any funding awarded will be in addition to what groups receive for their “regular” funding requests.

Deadlines

The Spring 2017 application deadline for the OMESAC Student Group of the Semester Award is Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 11:59pm.

APPLICATION

Please complete all of the fields below to submit an application for OMESAC Student Group of the Semester.

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