Alpha Kappa Delta
will provide funds to bring a speaker to your chapter's induction ceremony. This program is meant to support grants paid to these induction ceremony speakers, especially to offset travel costs.
AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR FUNDING
Alpha Kappa Delta will approve up to $500 upon approval of an application.
note the amount requested may not be what you are approved for as the
amount available is prorated based on the number of eligible requests
received in our office.
Funds are on a first come, first served basis. There will be no prepayment of funds.
ELIGIBILITY FOR FUNDING
- Chapters must be active and in good standing with the
Executive Office in order to receive funding.
- Only Chapter Representatives who are Voting members of
AKD are eligible to apply for student travel support.
- Voting membership runs by calendar year (January
through December). Only sociology
faculty members may serve as Chapter Representatives.
- No more than $500.00 will be granted for support per academic year.
- Applications must be reasonable. Funding levels
depend on the plausibility of applications. Payment amounts depend
on the accuracy and completeness of reports.
An eligible Chapter Representative completes an Initiation Speaker Grant Application.
- The request should include the name of the event, the scope
of the event, the speaker’s name, contributions, qualifications, and the
amount requested, all emailed by the Chapter Representative.
- The scope
of the event (number of initiates, number of guests, and importance of
the occasion) and travel costs must justify the amount requested.
- The amount awarded will depend on the reasonableness of the request.
completed request form must be received in the AKD Office by the listed
Send request to AKD@lemoyne.edu with an appropriate subject
heading (ex. Initiation Speaker Grant Request for Le Moyne
College). Requests are reviewed in the order received and are first
come, first served. Applications must be received in our office before the initiation ceremony.
Fall deadline: October 5, 2016
Winter deadline: January 31, 2017
Spring deadline: February 28, 2017
Remember that funds are limited and are based on a first come, first served basis.
Funds will not be available after the spring deadline.
The AKD Office will acknowledge requests in two ways.
- The office staff
will reply to the emailed request indicating receipt.
- The Executive
Director will send an email to the Chapter Representative approving or
denying an award of grant support no later than one week after the
- If the request is approved, an AKD Initiation Speaker Grant
Payment Voucher will be attached.