EFR's for 2015-2016 (Session 35)

(Note: Please go to the post-event reports for a description of each of the events.)

 

Event Name: Yalda Night

Total amount requested from GSG:

Estimated Number of Attendees: 250

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 220

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $9

Approved total amount: $840

Actual Number of Attendees: 150

Approved average amount per graduate student: $17 (33% of the 150 participants are UMD graduate student, 840/(150*0.33)) [1]

 

Event Name: SPA Career Panel

Total amount requested from GSG: $600

Estimated Number of Attendees: 60

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 48

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students:$12.5

Approved total amount: $582.12 ( the budget for the event is $582.12)

Actual Number of Attendees: 51

Approved average amount per graduate student: $14.26(582.12/(51*0.8))

 

Event Name: AARE Coffee Hour Poster Forum

Total amount requested from GSG: $600

Estimated Number of Attendees: 100 (the expected number for March and April forum are 50 respectively) 

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 90

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students:$6.7

Approved total amount: $600

Actual Number of Attendees: 90

Approved average amount per graduate student: $7.4(600/(90*0.9))

 

Event Name: Planning Chinatown DC: Challenges + Opportunties

total amount requested from GSG: $504.05

Estimated Number of Attendees: 100

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 100

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $5.04

Approved total amount: $495.05 (The difference is due to difference in prices from different menu and a miscalculation of the student organization)

Actual Number of Attendees: 55

Approved average amount per graduate student: $*9(495.05/55)


Event Name: Persian New Year

Total amount requested from GSG: $1802.72

Estimated Number of Attendees: 250

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 55

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $32

Approved total amount: the EFR was rejected (GSG bylaws 7.5 B.3 requires funding not to be allocated to events where graduate students are not expected to constitute a majority of attendees unless the event is intended to provide opportunities for developing student leadership and civic engagement skills or support student-run learning experiences outside of the formal classroom)

Actual Number of Attendees: N/A

Approved average amount per graduate student: N/A

 

Event Name: “AnthroPlus: Building Community Engagement and Social Equity in a Changing World”

Total amount requested from GSG: $1000

Estimated Number of Attendees: 100

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 90

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $11.11

Approved total amount: $878

Actual Number of Attendees: 65

Approved average amount per graduate student: $15(878/(65*0.9))

 

Event Name: Physical Cultural Studies 9th Annual Graduate Student Conference

Total amount requested from GSG: $363

Estimated Number of Attendees: 40

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 35

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $10.37

Approved total amount: $363

Actual Number of Attendees: 50

Approved average amount per graduate student: $8.30 (363/(50*(35/40))

 

Event Name: GEO Annual Conference

Total amount requested from GSG: $250

Estimated Number of Attendees: 150

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 135

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $1.85

Approved total amount: $250

Actual Number of Attendees: 58[2]

Approved average amount per graduate student: $4.80(250/ (58*0.9))

 

Event Name: ASHRAE Student Chapter Lecture: Consulting Engineering

Total amount requested from GSG: $130

Estimated Number of Attendees: 30

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 24

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $5.41

Approved total amount: The Graduate Student Organization withdrew its request for funding

Actual Number of Attendees: N/A

Approved average amount per graduate student: N/A

 

Event Name: The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black in America

Total amount requested from GSG: $750

Estimated Number of Attendees: 300

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 150

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $5

Approved total amount: $628.75 (GSG 7.5.E.3 prohibit purchasing bottle waters unless a compelling case can be made. The graduate student organization chose to purchase gallon water instead and cut the expenditure for water).

Actual Number of Attendees: 300

Approved average amount per graduate student: $4.2(628.75/150)

 

Event Name: Mayfest

Total amount requested from GSG: $500

Estimated Number of Attendees: 120

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 84

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $6

Approved total amount: $500

Actual Number of Attendees: 100

Approved average amount per graduate student: $7.14(500/(100*0.7))

 

Event Name: Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar

Total amount requested from GSG: $600

Estimated Number of Attendees: 150 (the number is the total number of participants in three monthly seminar (May, June and July)

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 150

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $4

Approved total amount: $400 ( GSG can not support events beyond the current fiscal year which ends at June 30th)

Actual Number of Attendees: 22(only one research seminar was organized in May)

Approved average amount per graduate student: $9(200/(22))

 

Event Name: Black Graduate Brunch

Total amount requested from GSG: $800

Estimated Number of Attendees: 30

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 27

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $30

Approved total amount: The graduate student organization withdrew its application

Actual Number of Attendees: N/A

Approved average amount per graduate student: N/A

 

Event Name: PH.D. Research Seminar

Total amount requested from GSG: $207.55

Estimated Number of Attendees: 20-25

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 20-15

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $8.30-$10.38

Approved total amount: The graduate student organization withdrew its application

Actual Number of Attendees: N/A

Approved average amount per graduate student: N/A

 

Even Name: ResearchFest

Total amount requested from GSG: $790

Estimated Number of Attendees: 100-150

Estimated number of participants who are UMD graduate students: 80-120

Estimated Average expenditure on graduate students: $5.27-$7.9

Approved total amount: $790

Actual Number of Attendees: 63

Approved average amount per graduate student: $15.67(790/(63*0.8))

 


[1] The actual percentage of graduate students in the event is calculated from the data in the sign-up sheet provided by the organization. Without the data, GSG continues to use the graduate student organizational estimate for the ratio of graduate students.

[2] That is the number of names on the sign-up sheet.