Thinking of Applying?

Looking for PAF funding?  You’ve landed in the right place.  We’ve outlined the three main categories of PAF funding for you below, so that you can be sure to apply for the appropriate type.

Click on the category names to learn more about particular guidelines, timelines, and to access application forms.

1. Core, sustainable activities: intended for projects that require a lasting commitment or will make a long-term impact.  

Support provided by this component of the fund has included:

  • Membership in APEGBC-MAPS (Membership Advantage Program for Students)
  • The Civil Engineering Design Studio
  • Partial support for the Centre for Professional Skills Development—as relating to co-curricular activities only
  • Partial support for two Student Development Officers
  • The Engineering Mentoring Program
  • Renovations of student spaces, and the development of space for student co-curricula competitions in the Chemical and Biological Engineering building
  • Emergency requests
  • Direct cash costs of the administration of PAF

 

2. Student-initiated, short-term activities: these activities directly impact only the students in the current school year.

  1. Projects, Field Trips, & Student Teams: Some examples of projects that are eligible for funding include:
    • Education-related activities (e.g., debating competitions, youth parliaments, scientific or engineering competitions, etc.)
    • Engineering student team competitions
    • Industry nights
    • Professional improvements to club/organization facilities
  2. Travel and Conferences: Examples of projects that are eligible for funding include:
    • Attending as a UBC delegate at an undergraduate conference held elsewhere
    • Presenting as a UBC delegate at an undergraduate conference held elsewhere