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IEEE offers a variety of competitions, locally, regionally, and globally, to IEEE Student members and Graduate Student members. Competitions offer students the opportunity to develop professionally and technically. Many IEEE competitions provide a way for Student members to connect to the global IEEE community and impact humanity through the creative application of technology and engineering. Get involved, have fun, and take the challenge. You might just win some prizes and recognition from your peers around the world.

 

Current IEEE student competition opportunities

IEEE Presidents' Change the World Competition 
 
Show how you can change the world by developing a unique solution to a real-world problem using engineering, technology, science, computing, and leadership skills to benefit your community or the world. Explain how you have made a positive impact for humanity, and you can win.
 
Winners will receive awards ranging from the grand prize of US$10,000 to runner-up prizes of US$5,000, US$2,500, and US$1,000. Winners of the top prize will also be invited to accept their award in person at the IEEE Honors Ceremony in August 2014.
 
See official competition rules (PDF, 281 KB) for more information on eligibility, requirements, prizes, judging, and deadlines.

Submission deadline: 31 January 2014

 

IEEE-USA's Online Video Competition for Undergraduates

Show "How Engineers Make a World of Difference" by entering IEEE-USA's Online Video Competition for Undergraduates. 

IEEE-USA will present four scholarship awards totaling US$5,000 to US undergraduates who create the most effective 90-second video clips reinforcing for an 11- to-13-year old audience how engineers improve the world. Entries in the 2012-13 competition should provide an individual profile of an engineer or technology professional and how she or he makes “a world of difference.”
 
Application Deadline: 18 January 2013
 
 
 

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IEEE student competitions

IEEE offers a multitude of student competitions annually, sponsored by a variety of IEEE units, including the MGA Student Activities Committee and various Societies. Take a look at some of the offerings for IEEE Student and Graduate Student members. New contests are added frequently, so check here often. 

 
 

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Student paper contests

IEEE Societies offer students the opportunity to submit papers to recognize technical, written, and verbal communication skills. These paper contests offer students the opportunity to showcase their technical knowledge through recognition and awards. Frequently, students are invited to attend and present their paper at a conference sponsored by the Society, exposing students to the technical community beyond the university. The ability to network with experienced professionals in the industry is invaluable when students begin their job search following graduation. Review the paper contest offerings by IEEE Societies and Regions and submit a paper today.

 
 

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Industry-sponsored student competitions

There are a variety of other student competitions offered by industry partners for students that focus on technical and engineering topics. IEEE is not responsible for any aspect of these competitions and only lists these as a courtesy for IEEE Student members. 

 
 

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