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Computer Science – Funding for Student Group Activities

Princeton Computer Science student groups are invited to apply for funding for research, educational pursuits, and professional development activities outside of the classroom. 


  • Princeton Computer Science student groups/organizations
  • Participants must include COS majors
  • The activity should have a Computer Science focus

What We Will Not Fund

  • Individual Princeton student requests for undergraduate conference travel, research equipment/materials, books, supplies, computers/computer peripherals
  • Requests for startup funds
  • Funding requests to support an entrepreneurial/business venture
  • Funding requests for independent work/senior thesis research

Application Deadlines


  • Application opens: September 1
  • Application deadline: October 15


  • Application opens: January 15
  • Application deadline: February 15

Application Process

  • Complete the application form - the form will be linked here during the open application period
  • Within the form, upload a detailed budget of your proposed expenses
  • Within the form, upload a letter of recommendation from your advisor

Award Process

  • Funds will be transferred to the student organization’s chart string


Post-Project Requirements

  • Provide a full account of your project expenses and copies of your receipts
  • Return unspent funds via check payable to The Trustees of Princeton University 
  • Submit a final project report including a narrative of the research/activities undertaken with the support of the award, photos when possible, and an acknowledgment to the donor of the funds


  • Students may seek supplemental funding from other academic departments and centers
  • Students should look for funding opportunities on SAFE
  • Students can apply for funds from the Keller Center
  • Students should discuss the opportunity with their advisor
  • All activities must be approved by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students


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