Professional Activities Fund

The Professional Activities Fund (PAF) supports co-curricular projects and activities including competitions, conferences and field trips. The intended purpose of the projects and activities is to enhance the professional development of undergraduate engineering students.

PAF Information for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Application Submission Dates

**NOTE: Due to COVID-19 and infrequent requests for PAF-related travel, the PAF Committee will review applications submitted after the Application Deadlines listed below. Students will receive a notification by the closest approval notification date.**

Please ensure you submit your applications as per the instructions by the below deadlines and you will be notified on or by the corresponding notification date:

ROUND Application Deadline Approval Notification
4 December 30, 2019 January 13, 2020
5 January 27, 2020 February 10, 2020
6 February 24, 2020 March 9, 2020
7 March 23, 2020 April 6, 2020
1 September 16, 2020 September 30, 2020
2 October 14, 2020 October 28, 2020
3 November 11, 2020 November 25, 2020


Note: Applications submitted in the Spring/Summer will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Please see the PAF Guidelines and Eligibility for more information.

How to Apply for PAF Funding

To Apply: If interested in PAF Funding, please fill out an online PAF Application form (link below) for PAF Committee consideration.

Direct your questions to Grant Topor, Student Professional Development Officer, at

PAF Resources

PAF Application Form

PAF Guidelines and Information

PAF Activities Summary Submission

Funding Acceptance Agreement Form

General Expense Claim Form

Travel Expense Claim Form

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