Student Organization Funding


Engineering Funding Advisory Committee (FAC)


Funding for engineering student organizations is awarded through the Engineering Funding Advisory Committee (FAC). The purpose of FAC is to make recommendations to the School of Engineering's Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in regards to financial support for engineering student organizations. This financial support shall serve as partial funding for events held throughout the academic year.


For FAC eligibility in the 2022-2023 school year, each engineering student organization is required to commit to the following:

  1. Re-register your organization in Rock Chalk Central by September 9th, 2022
  2. Participate in at least one of the following Fall Welcome Back Recruiting Events:
    1. Engineers Rock the Block on Saturday, August 21 from 2-4pm
    2. Host a Group Info Session during Hawk Week
  3. Attend 2/3 of general ESC Meetings (occurring on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7pm)
  4. Make a presentation at a general ESC meeting of no more than 3 minutes outlining their purpose in addition to demonstrating their projects and activities. This presentation must take place during either the Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 semester
  5. Participate in the Engineering EXPO

A complete application package consists of the following items submitted:

  1. FAC Application 
  2. Completed Budget Formula
  3. Departmental Match Form
  4. Student organization PowerPoint presentation

The application will be explained in depth at the first general ESC meeting.

Application packages will be due on Friday, September 16th by 5pm.

Please send complete application packages along with any questions to Elaine Bunten, ebunten@ku.edu.

Once a FAC allocation award amount has been released to a group, the funding will automatically be distributed through respective departments. Groups are required to "Match" the amount of allocated funds through outside fundraising. Check-ins will be completed at the end of the fall semester to monitor progress towards "Match" amount. Documentation of match will be required at the end of spring semester. 

Please review purchasing guidelines for FAC allocations. 

For FAC eligibility in the 2022-2023 school year, each engineering student organization is required to commit to the following:

  1. Re-register your organization in Rock Chalk Central by September 9th, 2022
  2. Participate in at least one of the following Fall Welcome Back Recruiting Events:
    1. Engineers Rock the Block on Saturday, August 21 from 2-4pm
    2. Host a Group Info Session during Hawk Week
  3. Attend 2/3 of general ESC Meetings (occurring on the first Thursday of every month from 6-7pm)
  4. Make a presentation at a general ESC meeting of no more than 3 minutes outlining their purpose in addition to demonstrating their projects and activities. This presentation must take place during either the Fall 2022 or Spring 2023 semester
  5. Participate in the Engineering EXPO

A complete application package consists of the following items submitted:

  1. FAC Application 
  2. Completed Budget Formula
  3. Departmental Match Form
  4. Student organization PowerPoint presentation

The application will be explained in depth at the first general ESC meeting.

Application packages will be due on Friday, September 16th by 5pm.

Please send complete application packages along with any questions to Elaine Bunten, ebunten@ku.edu.

Once a FAC allocation award amount has been released to a group, the funding will automatically be distributed through respective departments. Groups are required to "Match" the amount of allocated funds through outside fundraising. Check-ins will be completed at the end of the fall semester to monitor progress towards "Match" amount. Documentation of match will be required at the end of spring semester. 

Please review purchasing guidelines for FAC allocations. 

2022-23 FAC Schedule

  • S1 Application Deadline - Friday, September 16th, 2022 by 5pm

  • S1 Presentations - Monday, September 19th, 2022 at 6pm

  • S2 Application Deadline - Friday February 9th, 2023 by 5pm

  • S2 Presentations - Monday, February 13th, 2023 at 6pm

 

 

 

FAC Documents

Other Funding Sources