Scholarships

IEEE Scholarships Summary

 

  • IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship Award:The IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship awards a scholarship to a qualified undergraduate student who seeks an electrical engineering degree with emphasis in the field of electromagnetic compatibility or a related discipline, from an accredited US university or college.
    • Deadline: January 31
    • Eligibility: MUST BE A US CITIZEN attending full-time in an electrical engineering program at an accredited university or college physically in the US, completed their freshman year while living in the states, hold a 3.0/4.0 GPA or higher, and completed coursework in electromagnetic compatibility or is enrolled in a related discipline (relatives of those who hold the power to influence the awarding are ineligible)
    • Amount: up to $1000 in school expenses & EMC-S Student Membership for one year
      • Judging Criteria
        • Evidence of maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
        • One referral letter from an individual who is qualified to evaluate the applicant’s academic accomplishments (e.g., professor, administrator, employer, internship organization)
        • Additional consideration will be afford to scholarship applicants who reside in IEEE Region 4
        • No specific presentation is necessary; however, award presentation may be made at EMC Annual Symposia Meeting if recipient indicates intention to attend
      • Link: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/awards/klouda_memorial_scholarship.html

 

  • IEEE Life Members’ Fellowship in Electrical History:This fellowship in Electrical History supports either one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical science and technology at a college or university of recognized standing, or up to one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar in this field who has received his or her Ph.D. within the past three years. The stipend is US$17,000, and a research budget of US$3,000 is available.
    • Deadline: February 1
    • Eligibility: Pursuing research in the field of Electrical History having graduated with their Ph.D. within the past four years in Engineering, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Technical Communications, Education, Management, Information Technology, Physical Sciences, Biological & Medical Sciences, and Law and Policy. Proposed research should be undertaken at a recognized college or university. Undergraduate degree holders pursuing an appropriate graduate Ph.D. program are also eligible, but may not hold concurrent fellowships.
    • Amount: Stipend of $17000USD with research budget up to $3000
      • Judging Criteria (Summary)
        • Electronic Submission encouraged
        • Detailed (10-15 pg) research proposal
        • Letters of recommendation from 3 references addressed to Fellowship Committee chair
        • Transcript of university record(s)
        • Specific formatting and naming found via link below
      • Link: https://www.ieee.org/about/history_center/fellowshipinstructions.html

 

 

  • IEEE Computer Society Merwin ScholarshipThis scholarship recognizes and rewards active leaders in the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters. Up to 20 US$2,000 scholarships are available and awarded on an annual basis.
    • Deadline: April 30 or September 30 (only apply to one)
    • Eligibility: Graduate students and students in their last two years of an undergraduate program in electrical/computer engineering, computer science, or a well-defined computer related field (must be a student branch/chapter member) [cannot claim if received the award for the previous year]
      • Minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0 (or exam marks of at least 60%)
    • Amount: upwards of $1000
      • Judging Criteria
        • 30% for participation in IEEE activities
        • 30% for academics
        • 10% for extracurriculars
        • 20% for letter of recommendation from student branch advisor or CS (professional) Chapter Chair (second letter is allowed)
        • 10% for quality of Student Ambassador vision statement

 

  • WHAT NOT TO INCLUDE
    • Examples of Flyers or Posters from chapter activities etc.
    • High School Transcripts
    • Your CV
    • Anything not related to the application requirements
  • Further Information: Cover Page
    • Applicant Name
    • Email Address
    • Address
    • Phone Number
    • Member Number
    • Section
    • Institution
    • Institution Address
    • Student Branch Code
    • Student Branch Chapter
    • Chapter Code
    • Chapter Advisor
    • Degree track
    • Photo(s) (of work you have done with your chapters, or other CS-related accomplishments)
  • Complete and email the final copy as a PDF or WORD file (Typo on application do NOT send ZIP file) to Eric Berkowitz: berkowitz@computer.org
  • Application Package: Merwin Scholarship Document
  • Link: https://www.computer.org/web/students/merwin

 

  • IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society Graduate Student FellowshipThis fellowship was designed to support graduate research in the area of insulation or dielectrics. Two US$7,500 or three US$5,000 scholarships are awarded annually.
    • Deadline: May 10
    • Eligibility: Full-time grad students in Canada or the US
    • Amount: $5000 (3 available) or $7000 (2 available)
      • Judging Criteria
        • Based on formally submitted research proposal (technical soundness, innovative content, relevance, impact of topic)

 

 

  • IEEE Electron Devices Society Graduate Student FellowshipThis program promotes, recognizes, and supports graduate-level study and research within EDS, with at least one fellowship awarded to students in each of the main geographic regions: Americas, Europe/Mid-East/Africa, Asia/Pacific.
    • Deadline: May 15
    • Eligibility: IEEE EDS student member pursuing doctorate degree within the EDS field of interest on a full-time basis and be continuing at the same institution with the same advisor for one year (12 months) after receipt of reward (requires nomination) [previous award winners ineligible]
    • Amount: $5000 (separate funds to cover travel and accommodations for attendance at IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting for presentation of award plaque available)
      • Judging Criteria
        • Demonstration of significant research ability and history of academic excellence
        • Nominations
          • Letter must be by an EDS member
          • 2 pages maximum written by student to describe education and research interests/accomplishments
          • 1 page biographical sketch of the student (mailing address and email required)
          • Copy of student’s undergraduate and graduate transcripts (if different from A-F format, explanation required)
          • 2 letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with student’s research and educational credentials (cannot be nominator)
        • Submission
        • Link: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/awards/eds_fellowship.html

 

  • IEEE Masters Student Fellowship:This one-year fellowship is awarded to promote, recognize, and support graduate masters-level study and research within the Electron Devices Society’s field of interest. The prize is US$2,000 and a plaque to the student, to be presented by the dean or department head of the student’s enrolled graduate program.
    • Deadline: May 15
    • Eligibility: IEEE EDS student member entering or in their first year of a graduate program in an EDS field of interest full-time and be continuing their studies. Nominator must be an IEEE EDS member serving as the candidate’s mentor or faculty advisor. Previous winners ineligible (winners of IEEE technical field award or IEEE medal with the same material are also ineligible)
    • Amount: $2000 & plaque

 

  • IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship Plus ProgramA scholarship for undergraduate electrical engineering students in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, and India. If you’re an undergraduate student in electrical engineering or considering it, you may be eligible for scholarship money and real-world experience in one of the most rewarding and future-facing careers for young graduates. The goal of the IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative is to encourage undergraduate students to pursue careers in power and energy engineering.
    • Deadline: June 30
    • Eligibility: Citizen/permanent resident of the US, Puerto Rico, or Canada. Full-time student at a university in one of those countries working towards an Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree who is willing to take 3 or more Power Engineering courses (9 credits) with a GPA of 3.0/4.0 or better and considering a career in electrical power and energy engineering
    • Amount: Unknown

 

  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate FellowshipsThis program was created to support graduate research studies in microwave engineering. Fellowships are in the amount of US$5,000 each, and the deadline for submission is 30 November annually.
    • Deadline: November 30
    • Eligibility: Grad student planning to pursue graduate degree in microwave engineering full-time from a reputable institution. Both student and faculty member must be members of MTT-S
    • Amount: $5000 USD

 

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