Profiling Fund Scheme: boards & committees

You may be eligible for financial assistance from the TU Delft Profiling Fund if you experience study delay due to circumstances such as participation in a board or committee of your study, student or sports association, or participating in a dreamteam or representative bodies.

In this case, the application procedure for financial assistance consists of four steps. Specific information regarding the procedure is available in the TU Delft Profiling Fund regulations. 

  1. Application for recognition of the association or organisation submitted by the association/organisation
  2. Application for financial assistance submitted by the association/organisation
  3. Individual application for financial assistance
  4. Payment

Application for recognition of the association or organisation submitted by the association/organisation

In order to be eligible for financial assistance from the Profiling Fund, associations and organisations need to be officially recognised by the Executive Board. This recognition is valid for a period of 3 years in the case of associations and organisations, and for a period of 1 year for student projects. Applications for this recognition must be submitted by the January preceding this cycle.

At the latest 1 January

Associations and organisations (with the exception of representative bodies) submit applications for Executive Board recognition

At the latest 1  March

The Executive Board decides whether the association or organisation will receive recognition and within which category the recognition is granted:

  • Box 1: Representative bodies
  • Box 2: Study associations
  • Box 3: Student societies
  • Box 4: Sports and cultural associations
  • Box 5: Student education and research projects
  • Box 6: Interests and other projects/activities

Application for financial assistance submitted by the association/organisation

At the latest 1 January

Association submits the application for financial assistance to the Executive Board (with the exception of representative bodies).

At the latest 1 April

The Executive Board determines the amount for administrative months (€240-€290) and committee months (€95-€145) and determines the distribution amongst the recognised study associations.

At the latest 1 May

The Executive Board announces the amount and distribution of the financial assistance.

Individual application for financial support

Step 1:
Academic counsellor

Step 2:
Application

Once you know that you are going to participate in administrative activities for longer than 10 months, report this to your degree programme/faculty academic counsellor.
When your administrative activities don't take more than 10 months, you are not obliged to visit your academic counsellor. Though it is advised.                                                                                                                             

Your association allocates the reserved months before 1 October or 1 April. If your association reserved administrative months for you, you can submit an individual application from 1 July. Please be advised to submit your application within 3 months after the activity to avoid any deduction of financial support. In case of committee months, an individual application is not necessary; The decision will be send automatically at the end of the college year.

1 October

Start of administrative activity between 1 September and 31 March

1 April

Start of administrative activity between 1 April and 31 August

In order to be eligible for financial assistance from the Profiling Fund, you are required to obtain the minimum number of credits on the reference date stated in the table below. Only credits granted in Osiris are taken into account, partial results are not taken into account. 

Start of administrative activity in the period from 1 September to 31 March, with 1 September as reference date

Start of administrative activity in the period from 1 April to 31 August, with 1 April as reference date

2e academic year of Bachelor's degree

60 ECTS

80 ECTS

3e academic year of Bachelor's degree

90 ECTS

110 ECTS

4e academic year of Bachelor's degree

135 ECTS

155 ECTS

5e academic year

Finished Bachelor's degree

Finished Bachelor's degree

During the entire period of your enrolment in a degree programme at TU Delft, you are eligible for a maximum of 12 months of financial assistance. If you participate in an administrative activity, you are eligible for a maximum of 10 months of financial assistance, or a maximum of 12 months in the case of a full-time administrative activity. If you achieve 10 or more months of financial assistance for one administrative activity, you can also be eligible for six months of financial asistance for committee activities. If you participate in an administrative activity in the second year of your degree programme, you are entitled to a maximum of 4 months of financial assistance.  

Payment

Financial assistance from the Profiling Fund is paid at the end of the academic year in which you performed the administrative activities. Dependent on the financial assistance for which you are eligible, you will either be paid in monthly instalments (administrative months) or as a lump sum (committee months). Please note: ensure that you are enrolled at TU Delft during the period of payment. Once your enrolment at TU Delft is terminated, you will no longer be eligible for the (remaining) amount.