Engineering student organizations participating in project-based competitions hosted by recognized professional engineering organizations may apply for the Jacobs School Dean's Office Matching Funds Program. Funds raised by the student organization will be considered by a selection committee for matching on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to $4,000.

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2016 – 2017 Matching Funds Cycle Timeline

Fri 11 Nov 2016 2016-2017 Matching Funds Program Begins
Thurs 17 Nov 2016 Drop-In Question/Answer Day in IDEA Center (8:30am – 4:00pm)
Wed 30 Nov 2016 Drop-In Question/Answer Day in IDEA Student (8:30am – 4:00pm)
Thurs 15 Dec 2016 APPLICATIONS & DOCUMENTS DUE at 2:00PM by electronic submission
Fri 3 Feb 2017 Matching Funds Recipients Notified and 2/3 Funds Issued
Varies FINAL REPORT DUE* - 20 days after competition/conference date

Matching Funds Documents

  • Program Guidelines - Provides the rules and regulations governing the Matching Funds Program. By applying for Matching Funds, project teams acknowledge that they have read and understand these guidelines.

  • Sample Proposal 1 and Sample Proposal 2 - Note that these are provided only as examples of a complete proposal, including budget and faculty letter. Samples do not show the proof of funds which must also be included in your proposal.

  • APPLICATION - Due by Monday, December 15th via IDEA Student Center Website.

  • Sample Final Report 1 and Sample Final Report 2 - Note that these are provided as examples of a complete final report.

  • Matching Funds Executive Summary Template - All submissions must complete an executive summary. this document is very important is it provides direct insight to the evolution of your project or competition approach. Please keep summary documents to 1 page in length and submit with your Matching Funds application.

Questions?

If you have questions about the Matching Funds Program, or if you need assistance in creating your proposal, please contact Shane Moise in the IDEA Student Center at smoise@ucsd.edu or 858-822-3778.