MSFT 2018-2019 Application Deadline - January 19th 2018:

2018-2019 MSFT Application Instructions:

  • 2018-2019 Application for Funds
    • The MSFT Application contains 6 sections:
      • OPENING SECTION:  Example of the Opening Section of MSFT Application
        • Project or Activity Title
        • Requestor Information (Name, Phone, Email)
        • Funding Requested & Funding Date
        • Requestor's AVP/Dean 
        • Other funding sources & previous funding 
      • The Brief Project Description Example of the Sections 2-5 of MSFT Application
        • Additional Documents should be in ".DOCX" format
      • The Project/Activity Budget
        • Budget Documents should be in ".XLSX" format
      • The Project Assessment
        • Additional Documents should be in ".DOCX" format
      • Other Sources of Project Support
        • Additional Documents should be in ".DOCX" format
      • CLOSING SECTION:  Example of the Closing Section of MSFT Application
        • Sign your MSFT Application
        • "Submit" (once your MSFT application is complete) or "Save for Later" (if your application is in process and you need to go back where you left off for additional quotes you don't have as yet).
          • Once your MSFT application is SUBMITTED, it will be routed to the next step of the approval process.
  • 2018-2019 Applications must include the following formats when submitted:
    • DOC or DOCX format for additional details and backup which related to your application.
    • XLS or XLSX format for the budget portion of your appplication.

In order to facilitate the application process, there may be instances where applicants may be asked to present additional information to the MSFT committee.  Funding from the MSFT fee is generally allocated on an annual basis.

MSFT Applications for Academic Years

*** Please note that funds provided by the MSFT committee may only be used for the purposes described in your proposal.  Any expenditures in excess of the funds allocated through the MSFT committee become the responsibility of the program or department.  Substantial changes in the use of MSFT funds require the prior approval of the committee.  Any expenditures in excess of the amount allocated are the responsibility of your unit.  Unused fund balances will be returned to the MSFT account at the end of the fiscal year.

***  Notification and processes - A preliminary notification is sent out providing the submitter(s) the MSFT committee's recommended allocation amount; this notification includes instructions on the next steps in the notification process.  A final notification is sent out to submitter(s) providing a green light for their allocation including further information on spending and budget.  Day to day details for MSFT allocations fall with the submitter(s); the submitter(s) are responsible for keeping track of the progress and budgetary expenses of their respective MSFT allocation.

Attachments & Viewing

The MSFT webpages contain file attachments which may require a download of the following application(s):

  • To view Microsoft Word (.doc) and/or Microsoft Excel (.xls or .xlsx) please download and install Microsoft Office
  • To view Adobe Acrobat PDF, please download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader

For CSU Student Fee Policy, please refer to Executive Order 1102 (PDF, 185KB)