The Meritorious Service Citation recognizes IEEE members for outstanding and sustained service to the aims and objectives of the IEEE Educational Activities Board.

Nominate someone for an EAB Award
Candidate eligibility

The award is given to IEEE Graduate Student members, members, Senior members, and Fellows who are past members of the EAB, or current or past members of EAB committees. Current voting members of the EAB Awards and Recognition Committee are not eligible.


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

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

Submit an EAB award nomination
Reference requirements

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