The Student Enhancement Fund is a grant fund that seeks to give all WWU students access to funding to attend academic conferences, workshops, and other unique opportunities that enhance their academic experience, and professional development in ways that can contribute to the betterment of our campus communities.


The fund provides financial assitance for travel, lodging, or registration expenses.



The Student Enhancement Fund will begin accepting applications on September 9, 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year on


Requesting Funds:


Before applying for SEF funding, please read both the SEF Application Guidelines and SEF Policies thoroughly. Both documents can be found under SEF Resources.  Applications must be submitted at least 5 weeks prior to an event utilizing the SEF Online Application Form, and the provided SEF Budget form in the application.

Immediately after submitting, please set up a meeting with the SEF Coordinator at, to review your submission and discuss the SEF funding process and other details.  Applications will not be added to the SEF Committee Agenda until this meeting has occured.




SEF Resources:


SEF Guidlines

SEF Policies

AS Conferences Fair Guidlines




The SEF Committee: 


The SEF Committee is a committee of WWU students who represent different aspects of WWU's student communities, committed to delivering the possibilities of SEF funding to student applicants in a fair, equitable manner. The committee processes student applicants based on the justifications of student applications, utilizing the SEF Committee rubric.


Meeting Process:

Applications will be included in the upcoming SEF Committee's agenda the week after meeting with the SEF Coordinator.  Requests for less than $250 may be approved with an executive decision by the SEF Facilitator, without an SEF Committee meeting.  Requests for more than $250 will go through a one meeting process. The SEF Committee will go over your application and vote during the same meeting. 


If you are interested in being a member of the SEF Committee Complete the Committee Application form at and indicate your interest to serve on the SEF Committee. 


SEF Committee Standards

SEF Rubric