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Award description

Recognizes IEEE members who volunteer in informal education settings for the benefit of teachers, students, parents of students, and the public. These volunteers will have served in advisory, educational, or fiduciary positions and used their professional background to enhance understanding and involvement in fields of interest of IEEE by users of the informal education system.


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Nomination deadline

The deadline to submit a nomination package for 2017 is 1 May 2017.

Nominations require three to five references.

** Please note: An individual may serve as a nominator or reference for only one nomination per award category.**


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Nominee eligibility

The award is given to IEEE Graduate Student members, members, Senior members, and Fellows whose innovation has made a major impact and been emulated outside the individual’s immediate environment. Self-nominations are not acceptable.


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The award consists of US$1,000, a brass, and walnut plaque, and up to US$2,000 in travel expenses to receive the award.


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