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Scholarships, Grants and Fellowships


IEEE Standards education grants for university student design projects:The IEEE Standards Education Program offers grants of US$500 for students and US$300 for faculty to help with university student design projects that include an industry-standards component. Examples of industry standards include: IEEE 802.11 Standard for Wireless LANS, IEEE 11073 Standards for Health Infomatics, National Electric Safety Code, etc.

IEEE Charles LeGeyt Fortescue Fellowship:This scholarship carries a stipend of approximately US$24,000 and is awarded to a first-year graduate student obtaining his or her master’s degree in Electrical Engineering at an engineering school of recognized standing located in the United States.

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Conference Travel Grants:This program offers a number of travel grants to assist IEEE Student members presenting papers at IEEE NNS (Neural Networks Society) sponsored conferences.

IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Summer Research Grant:The program offers scholarships of US$1,000 to US$4,000 for deserving graduate students who need financial support for their research during a summer period.

IEEE Computer Society Merwin Scholarship:This 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.

IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society Graduate Student Fellowship:This 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.

IEEE Electron Devices Society Graduate Student Fellowship:This 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.

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.

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.

IEEE Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship in Electrical Engineering:This renewable US$10,000 fellowship is awarded annually to a first-year, full-time graduate student obtaining his or her master’s degree for work in the area of electrical engineering, at an engineering school/program of recognized standing worldwide.

IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Graduate Fellowships:This 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.

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Graduate Scholarship AwardThis scholarship recognizes contributions to the fields of nuclear and plasma sciences. Scholarships are in the amount of US$500 and are awarded annually, with submission deadline on 31 January.

IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship Program:This fellowship program provides ten fellowships of US$5,000 each. They will be awarded based on the student membership in each of the main geographic regions: Americas, Europe/Mid-East/Africa, Asia/Pacific.

IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship ProgramThis program is being offered for the second year with scholarships to students.

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