Before submitting an application, please be aware of the following guidelines.

APPLY TO RUN AN EVENT WITH CPL:

The Center for Public Leadership welcomes HKS student-generated ideas for independent, one-time events to be scheduled for the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Successful event proposals demonstrate impact on the HKS community, and align with CPL's mission and programming including leadership development, social innovation, military and veteran leadership, diversity and inclusion, and behavioral insights.

Students whose proposals are accepted will play an integral role in the planning and execution of the event, working with the CPL Events Team to make their vision a reality.

EVENTS WE DO FUND
  • Independent, one-time events on the topic of leadership (if event is recurring or annual, please see student conference funding application here)
  • Last 1-2 hours
  • Have a total budget of less than $2,500
  • Attract an audience of approximately 20-200 people
  • Are open to the entire HKS community
  • Allow Q & A with audience
  • Occur on the HKS campus
  • Are generated only by students currently enrolled at HKS
  • Are funded solely by CPL
EVENTS WE DO NOT FUND
  • Are partnered with outside organizations (no co-branding or co-led)
  • Conferences or treks (Conference funding request form can be found here)
  • Are led or co-led by non-HKS student facilitators
  • Are part of the LD or CPL Fellowship programming
  • Are “invite only” or events intended solely for specific organizations/groups (event must be open to the entire HKS community)

 


WHAT THIS FUNDING COVERS

  • Round-trip, coach airfare/train fare (if necessary for a guest speaker)
  • One night of hotel accommodations in the surrounding area (if necessary for a guest speaker from outside the Boston area)
  • Ground transportation to and from Logan airport (if necessary for a guest speaker)
  • HUDS catering
  • Event supplies
WHAT THIS FUNDING DOES NOT COVER
  • Speaking fees/honorariums
  • Travel incidentals
  • Parties/celebratory events
  • Gifts for speakers/student leaders
For more information, including an example timeline of a student-generated event, click here.

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