Non-members of IEEE are also eligible for this award.
The nominator for this award is required to be a member of IEEE.
The award consists of a plaque and US$1,000. Travel expenses up to US$2,000 to attend the EAB Award Ceremony are also covered.
The nominator is responsible for providing a minimum of three, and a maximum of five, people to serve as references for this award. One reference must be a supervisor, such as a school principal.