The scholarship recognizes students pursuing their first professional degree in any engineering discipline.
Up to two prizes consisting of $5,000 and a certificate.
This award is funded by the IEEE Systems Council.
The award will be presented a conference sponsored by the IEEE Systems Council or one of the Council’s member societies.
Evaluations will be based on the application and stated financial need. The application shall include an essay on why these fields of study are important and how the applicant could have impact in these fields. At least three letters of recommendation shall be provided, two of which shall be from current or former university professors who taught the applicant or know him the applicant personally.
IEEE student members pursuing their first professional degree in engineering from an accredited university and a cumulative Grade Point Average GPA of 2.8 (out of 4) or above, or equivalent measure of academic performance where GPA is not utilized. No immediate family members of current members of the IEEE Board of Directors, the Systems Council Governing Board, the IEE Systems Council Scholarship Committee, or IEEE staff may be candidates, nominate, or endorse candidates for this Scholarship.