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The IEEE Student Branch Website 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 page 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 website.


Announcing the 2016 contest results

The IEEE Student Activities Committee (SAC) is pleased to announce:

2016 Student Branch Website contest winners

First Place
Region 10: University of Peradeniya

Second Place
Region 10: Superior University Lahore

Third Place
Region 10: American International University-Bangladesh

Honorable Mention
Region 7: Concordia University


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General guidelines and eligibility

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

  • URL of your site
  • Name of the Student Branch it belongs to
  • IEEE region you are in
  • Email address of the website contact or administrator
  • Name and email address of website contact (if different from above)

Be sure to follow the specific submission rules as outlined by your 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.

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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 websites, are available for all Student Branches. Winners of the ten Regional contests will move 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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