R1 PACE Funding Opportunties


PACE Activity Examples:

Employment Assistance Activities

  • Resume Writing
  • Interviewing Skills
  • Leveraging LinkedIn
  • Networking Skills
  • Hiring Managers’ Panel
Government Activities

  • Federal and State Legislative Visits
  • Department of Labor Assistance
  • Legislative Dinner
  • Tort Reform
  • Chamber of Commerce Participation
Student Professional Awareness

  • Any professional activity organized by student members
  • Online Reputation Management
  • Ethics in Engineering
  • Life Long Learning
  • Differences between the Classroom and the Office
Career Development Activities

  • Presentation Skills
  • Technical Writing
  • Hiring Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • Program Management Skills
  • Preparing for Performance Reviews
  • Starting Your Own Business
  • Patent Writing
  • Ethics
K-12 STEM Education Activities

  • FIRST Robotics
  • Math Counts Competitions
  • Science Olympiad Competitions
  • Science & Engineering Fairs
  • Family Science Nights
  • School Career Days
  • Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day


Process for receiving funding:

  1. To request PACE funds for an event, complete the “Fund Request” form located here. The PACE Committee will contact your Section Chair to confirm that they have endorsed the event. Section endorsement is required before the funds will be approved.
  2. If the event is approved, funds will be distributed to the Section after the event is held and the “Report” form is completed.
  3. The “Report” form includes a mechanism to provide photos. YOU MUST PROVIDE AT LEAST ONE PHOTO OF YOUR EVENT!
  4. Region PACE funds are meant to match Section funds (1:1) up to $750 per event.