Cavalier Opportunity Fund

Who is Eligible for Funding During the Pilot?

Pell-eligible, undergraduate students.

Funding Limits

Grants are limited to up to $500 per student, per academic year.

Funding Availability

  • The fund does not cover for-credit activities or other items covered through tuition and fees, or regular cost-of-attendance items covered by financial aid such as books and school supplies, rent, utilities, food, or personal items.
  • Funding will be available for the fall/spring semesters only.
  • Examples of items to be funded:
    • Associated costs for membership in registered student organizations.
      • Note: This fund is not intended to cover dues for Greek-letter organizations or costs associated with participation in club sports activities.
    • Participation in enrichment activities related to academic or co-curricular experiences such as travel to a lecture, museum, competition, or other similar activity.
    • Participation in community service activities, including Madison House-sponsored events, Alternative Spring Break, or other service-related organization activities. Funds may be used to cover travel to service locations.
    • Supplies for participation in co-curricular programming or experiences, including technology, sports equipment, or professional clothing that may be needed to participate in or attend functions related to the experience.
    • Costs associated with attending or participating in a professional or pre-professional conference or research-related experience.

To Apply

  • Students must submit an application at the link below and provide supporting documentation, as requested.
  • The application will be open for both the fall and spring semester, until the last day of classes, or until funding for the semester is depleted.
  • Funding will be available for the fall/spring semesters only.

Cavalier Fund Application