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The IEEE Student Branch Web Site Contest is conducted by the IEEE MGA Student Activities Committee. This committee oversees IEEE student programs and activities of IEEE Student Branches. Please visit the awards and contests site to view all available awards and to get the latest updates.

Note: The regional deadline is 22 April (annually). Be creative and submit your Student Branch Web site.


Announcing the 2015 contest results

The IEEE Student Activities Committee (SAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the Student Branch Web Site contests.

2015 Student Branch Web Site contest winners

First Place
Region 8: Alexandria University,

Second Place
Region 10: BMS College of Engineering,

Third Place
Region 10: Universiti Sains Malaysia,

Honorable Mention
Region 7: British Columbia Institute of Technology,


General guidelines and eligibility

All IEEE Student Branches and Branch chapters are eligible for the Student Branch Web Site contest. Each Student Branch may enter at most one Web site, regardless of the number of Branch chapters present. To enter your Branch, simply send an e-mail message to your Regional Students Activities Chair (RSAC), Regional Student Representative (RSR), and the contest administrator with the subject "IEEE Student Branch Web Site Contest." Please include the:

  • URL of your Web site;
  • name of the Student Branch it belongs to;
  • IEEE region you are in;
  • e-mail address of the Web site contact or administrator;
  • name and e-mail address of Web site contact (if different from the above).

Also make sure that you follow the specific submission rules as outlined by your Regional Student Activities Chair (RSAC).

Each region will select a regional jury that will decide the regional winner(s) to be forwarded to the Students Committee for judging in the international contest. Based on the judging criteria, the Student Activities Committee will give international awards as listed below:

  • First place: US$1,000
  • Second place: US$750
  • Third place: US$500
  • Honorable mention: US $250 each

A customized award certificate will also be provided.

If you need a Web hosting space, please visit IEEE Entity Web Hosting. Be sure to follow the IEEE Master Brand guidelines because they are part of the judging criteria for the contest.


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Contest deadlines

I: Branches submit their URLs no later than 22 April (annually) to their Region. Some of the Regions may require you to submit your entries earlier. Please contact your RSAC for exact date of entry for your region.

II: Each regional judging panel sends regional selections to the Student Activities Committee judging panel in the finals based on the following formula:

  • A Region that has more than ten entries but fewer than 20 can submit two entries in the finals.
  • A Region that has more than 20 entries can submit three entries in the finals.
  • Entries must be sent no later than 31 May (annually) to the contest administrator.

III: During the period of judging, no changes in the design will be permitted.


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Judging criteria and contacts

The complete Rules and Guidelines, which include the criteria that judges will use to evaluate the Web sites, are available for all Student Branches. Winners of the ten Regional contests will flow up to the International contest level.

View complete Rules and Guidelines

Please submit your entries to the RSACs and RSRs for your specific region.

For additional information, please contact the IEEE Student Services Department: 


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