MSU Changemakersworks to mentor students in transforming their passionate ideas into actions that initiate positive change.
Take your next step towards making your grand ideas become a reality by applying to MSU Changemakers and receive flexible mentorship and financial support. The dedicated staff at The MSU Leadership Institute will work one-on-one with applicants to help jumpstart their dreams of launching programs, workshops, and events (to name a few) that will serve our community and the world. The MSU Leadership Institute provides this program free of charge for students thanks to funding provided by ASMSU.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."Margaret Mead, Anthropologist
The goal of MSU Changemakers is to launch a student’s vision into reality. The MSU Leadership Institute will invest resources to assist in the creation process and provide a mentor who will guide the student through the implementation.
Student is assigned a staff mentor
Staff mentor and student work together to identify the vision of the student
Staff mentor guides student through building the vision into a tangible group, organization, program, or entity
MSU Leadership Institute may choose, based upon a formal request, to invest up to $500 in startup resources
To learn more and to apply, see our Mentorship Page
All ideas are welcomed for consideration; however,MSU Changemakers will NOT take on for-profit business ideas. Such applications will immediately be referred to the MSU Blackstone Launchpad, an organization on campus that specializes in business start-up and development.
If you are interested in applying, but are unsure of your eligibility or level of commitment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions or stop by SUB 187 to chat with us. We would love to answer any questions you may have.