Hello, and welcome to the Mathematics Endowment Fund website. The Mathematics Endowment Fund is an income-generating fund that exists to finance projects that are in the best interests of undergraduate math students at the University of Waterloo.

You may find out more about how MEF operates or read its constitution and bylaws in the About section. You may also access MEF proposal forms here.

Recent news

Funding Proposals

Proposals for the Winter 2017 term are now being accepted.

Proposals are due on Friday March 10th, 2017 at 11:59PM with presentations tentatively the week after, the week of the 13th to 17th.

Standard funding proposal forms are available: docx, pdf.

See the Funding Proposals section on the Forms page for more information about submitting an online proposal.

Funding Council

Applications for the Winter 2017 Funding Council are now being accepted.

The deadline is Friday February 3rd, 2017 at 11:59PM with the council meeting tentatively the week of March 13th to 17th.

Nomination forms are available: docx, pdf.

Welcome to Winter 2017!

The MEF Director for Winter 2017 is Tristan Potter. If you have any questions please email him at mefcom@uwaterloo.ca.

Please keep a look out on this website and in emails for any updates on this term's proposal and funding council deadlines and the upcoming elections.

The refund period for this term TBD but usually it is within the first three weeks of the term. Please note that we are unable to refund contributions after this date and those made in prior or future terms. You can access the link here.

MEF has recently moved from M3 1004 and is now located in MC 3013D. If you have any difficulties finding the office, please email the MEF director at mefcom@uwaterloo.ca.

Also do remember that MEF has a mailbox in the Mathsoc Office, MC 3038. Any forms or documents can also be (and is recommended to be) submitted there.

Click here for past news items.