Money that comes in through the Industrial Partnership Program is dispersed as follows:
- 33% to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering to cover overhead, laboratory upgrades, and department improvement projects.
33% to a fund managed by an elected student oversight committee. This group of CE/ENVE student leaders, elected by CE/ENVE students, solicit student/faculty proposals for funding. Funding is determined by an adopted rubric that considers the number of benefited students, the longevity of the benefit, growth in student club/activity, and the quality of the application/presentation. Funded projects have included: student travel for competitions/conferences, graduate student research projects, club activities, students in need, undergraduate research, student field trips, and student conference registration.
- 33% directly to student clubs. The student club portion is dispersed based on active CE/ENVE student membership to the following groups: