Congress of Graduate Students




COGS Funding

COGS offers funding for recognized graduate student organizations (RSOs) and individual students attending and presenting at conferences.

Graduate RSOs: If you are interested in apply for funding, use the COGS Organizations Request/Allocation Form. All new business is due the Thursday before a regularly scheduled COGS meeting. Financial requests take up to two weeks to process after a meeting, so groups are encouraged to submit requests as soon as possible. Please refer to the SGA Financial Manual for the Purchase Request timeline. Once funding is secured, Please go to the Nole Central website ( and follow the directions to complete a Purchase Request, Contractual Request, Travel Request, or Interdepartmental Request.

Individual Student Presentation and Attendance Grants: If you are interested in applying for funding, use the link Individual Conference Presentation an Attendance Grants and review the Eligibility guidelines prior to applying. Please note that all applications must be submitted at least 15 business days prior to your conference to be approved, but can be submitted as early as four months prior to the conference as long as it is within the funding window. Funds are available each period first come, first serve.

Please select the grant links for more details

Law School Council
The purpose of LSC is to represent Law School registered student organizations (RSOs) before all budgetary committees of SGA and the Congress of Graduate Students, to sub-allocate funds to Law School RSOs, and to monitor and coordinate the budget activities of the various Law School RSOs. LSC is comprised of seven law students elected as Members-at-Large by the Law School Student Body.

Medical School Council
The purpose of the Medical School Council is to represent Medical School RSOs before all budgetary committees of COGS, to sub-appropriate funds to MSC RSOs, enhance medical education at Florida State University by promoting a variety of speakers, conferences, and academic projects, express the will of the Medical School Student Body through Resolutions, and to monitor and coordinate the budget activities of the various Medical School RSOs.