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The Meritorious Achievement Award in Accreditation Activities provides recognition for efforts to foster the maintenance and improvement of education through the process of accreditation of engineering, engineering technology, computer science, and applied science programs.


Candidate eligibility

The award is given to IEEE Graduate Student members, members, Senior members, and Fellows who have served as program evaluators, made contributions that have enhanced the accreditation process, and are currently, or have recently been, active in accreditation activities. 


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The award consists of a plaque and a US$1,000 honorarium. Travel expenses up to US$2,000 to attend the EAB Awards Ceremony are also covered.


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Nominator requirements

Non-members of IEEE are eligible to serve as a nominator for this award.


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Reference requirements

The nominator is responsible for providing a minimum of three, and a maximum of five, people to serve as references for this award. At least two references must be IEEE members.


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