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UMBC PFINs

Program Fin (Pfin)
Description

011

“Instruction” –  teaching and training activities, curriculum development, teaching for degree or non-degree.

012

“Special Instruction” – non-academic department performing training, or training provided by an external division.

021

“Research” –  activities involving the training of individuals in research techniques, inquiry, experiment, investigation.  Often using same physical location as other R&D Activities.  NSF Codes will be required for Research Projects, see NSF Science Codes:here.

031

“Public Service” – State funds to provide service to community

041 – 044

“Academic Support” – support may include Library, Computer Support, Administrative Support, or Other

051

“Student Services”- State Funds used to provide Services to Student

 

061

 

“Institutional Support” – Central Department Support for Campus

 

071

 

“Operation & Maintenance of Plant” – Facility Projects and Improvements

081

“Auxiliary” – supplementary services funded with non-State Funds

171 – 172

 

“Scholarship 171” – payment to support students’ education, awarded on the basis of academic or other achievement.

“Fellowship 172” – selective awards granted to graduate students for academic excellence. Used to fund graduate study, scholarly work, or to provide professional development to an aspiring graduate student.