Scholarships
Saturday, 20 August 2005 03:24
There are some great opportunities to win scholarships and awards as a member of IEEE. Each year IEEE designates certain scholarships and awards just for students.

Scholarship
Computer Society Richard E. Merwin Scholarship

Industry Applications Society Myron Zucker Undergraduate Student Design Awards

Description

Recognizes active leaders in the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch Chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts.

Recognizes three individual students or student teams and the students' associated electrical engineering department.
Prize

Up to Ten $4,000 scholarships are available for one academic year (9 months) starting in September and paid in four installments.

1st award prize: $800 cash honorarium and certificates for students; $500 cash honorarium and certificate for students' academic department.

2nd award prize: $600 cash honorarium and certificates for students; $400 cash honorarium and certificate for students' academic department.

3rd award prize: $400 cash honorarium and certificates for students; $300 cash honorarium and certificate for students' academic department.

Eligibility

Full-time graduate students, Juniors and Seniors in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or well-defined computer related field who are active members of the Computer Society Student Branch Chapter at their institution. Minimum overall grade point average should be 2.5. Funded by the IEEE Computer Society.

Submission of project report. Nomination letter from a faculty member involved in the project. At least one student involved in the design project must be a member of the IEEE. Students must receive academic credit for the project work. The design project must fall within the scope of the Industry Applications Society. One or more undergraduate Electrical Engineering students (or the equivalent) involved in the design project.

Basis for Judging

Involvement in Branch Chapter activities (counts 40%), academic achievement (counts 30%), other extracurricular activities in college (counts 10%), and letter of evaluation by Branch Chapter Advisor (counts 20%).

The extent to which the solution of the design problem demonstrates the practical application of engineering fundamentals and engineering judgment. The quality of the written report presentation. The extent to which an industrial entity, if any, provides appropriate guidance and access to an applications environment.

Deadline

31 May (annually)

1 June (annually)
Contact

Phone: +1 202 371 1013



Phone: + 1 401 943 1164


As an ECE student at Virginia Tech you are eligible for a number of scholarships. The scholarships are administered by the ECE Department.

The Micron Microelectronics Scholarships
These scholarships were established by the Micron Technology Foundation to encourage outstanding students to enter the microelectronics industry. Five scholars are selected in the spring of their sophomore year and receive $5,000 per year for their remaining junior and senior years of study.

The Joseph W. and Rose V. Belak Memorial Scholarship-is presented to a full-time electrical engineering major based on academic merit and financial need. The recipient must be a Virginia resident. Preference is given to residents of the City of Waynesboro or the County of Augusta.

Karl Egerer/Kollmorgan Electrical Engineering Scholarship-was established in memory of Karl Egerer, a friend and admired associate of Kollmorgen, who embodied the characteristics and attributes that included a love of technology, inquisitiveness, and a zeal and appetite for knowledge.

Mr. & Mrs. Gilbert Faison Scholarship-is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, personal character, leadership qualities, and community service.

George Family Scholarship-is based strictly on merit alone, in an effort to attract and support the best students to Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Juanarena Scholarship-was created by Doug Juanarena, a local resident and member of the ECE Advisory Board.

Konrad-Steinmetz Scholarship-is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, personal character, leadership qualities, and community service.

Sarah Minton Scholarship-is awarded on the basis of academic achievement, personal character, leadership qualities, and community service.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Leslie Pendleton
Chair, ECE Awards Committee
Email: Pendleton@vt.edu
phone: (540) 231-8219