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Bobcat RCO Assistance Grant

Office of Student Involvement (OSI)

Bobcat RCO Assistance Grant

Registered Clubs and Organizations


The Office of Student Involvement (OSI) is committed to building a sense of belonging and school spirit by helping student explore ways to get involved on campus, develop new leadership skills, and engage in meaningful experiences that will prepare them for the opportunities of tomorrow.  We invite you to complete the following proposal form to request funding for your UC Merced Registered Club and Organization (RCO).

The Bobcat RCO Assistance Grant is an opportunity for UC Merced RCOs may apply for funding to support professional development, student development, interpersonal connections, or membership/recruitment initiatives.  The Bobcat RCO Assistance Grant contributes to student success by designing opportunities to increase sense of belonging, build community, develop critical skills, learn about the impact of assessment on creating meaningful programs and initiatives, and gain valuable grant proposal writing experience.

Funding Levels:

  • Minimum Award: $500.00
  • Maximum Award: $1,000.00
  • Approximate Number of Awards for 2021-2022: Ten (10)
  • Funding: One-Time
  • One Grant per RCO per academic year

Bobcat RCO Assistance Grant Request for Proposal