The CEU Alumni Chapter Grant Program

The Alumni Chapter Grant Program (ACGP) enables CEU alumni to enage in positive action to benefit the university, its alumni and their communities around the world. Open to alumni chapters and individuals, the ACGP funds five basic types of projects:

  1. Social and networking: mini-reunions, networking events, orientations for newly-accepted CEU students either preparing to leave for or recently arrived in Budapest 
  2. Career exploration: consulting and mentoring for recent graduates, company visits, guest speakers on professionally-relevant topics
  3. Student recruitment: assisting the CEU Recruitment team at career fairs in your area; organizing promotions at your college; promoting CEU online and offline
  4. Fundraising: supporting the future of CEU through fundraising events, lottery, raffle or quiz nights and other giving initiatives
  5. Speaker Events: Do you know exceptional alumni who can share some great skills & knowledge? CEU faculty visiting town? Know a great speaker who is willing to give a presentation useful to your group? Bring them on!

Applicants are encouraged to propose activities covering two or more of the above categories. Do you have an idea? Apply today to get started! 

The ACGP is funded by CEU’s Alumni Relations & Career Services (ARCS), Development (DEVO) and Recruitment departments and administered by ARCS. Projects may be funded fully or in part, at the discretion of the funding officers.

Applicants may be asked to modify their budget proposals. The average amount available for each Alumni Grant depends upon the number of grant applications submitted.

Application guidelines:

Applications are accepted on a rolling, year-round basis. Applicants should submit their proposal (below) at least two months prior to the planned start date of the project or event. The Grant Review Committee (ARCS, DEVO and Recruitment) will make a decision within 20 days of receiving the original submission.

NOTE: The ACGP cannot be used to fund the purchase of special equipment, individual payment for organizers, or for any commercial or political activity. Materials published with grant funding must be approved by the committee prior to dissemination.

Grant allocation is reimbursement or direct transfer to the supplier; invoices and/or receipts are required for both. Additional details will be shared with successful applicants.