The Engineering Excellence Fund’s mission is to empower students, faculty and staff to create an excellent and innovative environment for engineering education in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, through the efficient investment of student resources.
The Engineering Excellence Fund places the interests and investment power of the engineering student experiences at CU Boulder in the hands of current engineering students. The Engineering Excellence Fund Committee Serves as a funding agency for a variety of projects in the College including senior projects, lab upgrades, building renovations, class development, CU engineering teams, and engineering projects for society.
The EEF Committee awards more than $1.5 million annually to students, educators, and programs through fixed commitments and proposal cycles. Check out opportunities to receive EEF funding or previous awards!
EEF operations are entirely student managed and selected. The EEF Committee is composed of 6 undergraduate students and 3 graduate students from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. The 9 voting member committee spans as many department and degree programs as possible to promote greater awareness and advocacy for the needs of all engineering students at CU Boulder. The committee is advised by 3 faculty/staff non-voting mentors.
Current committee members may be found below.
Becoming a Member or Advisor
EEF members are elected representatives of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences student body. Undergraduates, graduates, and advisors are eligible to serve three-year terms.
Current openings and applications to apply may be found here.
Current Committee Members
Applications to Join EEF
The EEF Committee is currently accepting applications for two graduate positions beginning in Fall 2019. The application will close on April 25, 2019, with the first round of interviews on April 22, 2019.
All sitting EEF Members are required to attend evening, bi-weekly Committee meetings and to read all submitted proposals during the 2 Mini and 1 Major proposal cycles. Members often take on additional leadership, development, and promotional tasks.Student Application
The EEF Committee is currently accepting applications for one faculty/staff advisor position beginning in Fall 2017. The application will close on September 4, 2017.
All sitting EEF Advisors are required to attend evening, once-weekly Committee meetings and to read all submitted proposals during the 2 Mini and 1 Major proposal cycles.Advisor Application