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Educational Funds

Ensures that the brightest and most capable young minds have the resources they need to pursue a technologically-oriented education. Types of funds include:

General Educational Programs

IEEE-Chicago Section Fund
Supports local pre-university and university level educational programs, and the preservation, research and promotion of the history of the profession and IEEE associated technologies.
Download the IEEE Chicago Section Fund brochure (PDF 976KB)

IEEE Committee on Earth Observation Fund
Supports a wide range of activities of IEEE Committee on Earth Observation including broad geographic educational and technicals projects, standards, publications, conferences, courseware and more.

IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Young Members Support Fund
Administered by the IEEE Consumer Electronics Society (CES), the CES Young Members program supports educational activities that offer IEEE Consumer Electronic Society student and Graduates of Last Decade (GOLD) members technical and leadership growth opportunities.

IEEE Educational Activities Fund
Supports and advances programs and projects of IEEE Educational Activities Board in the areas of Pre-college Education, Accreditation Activities, and Continuing Education Programs for Engineers.

IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Restricted Fund
Provides resources to IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) in support of its core purpose: to recognize students who have achieved excellence in the IEEE technical fields of interest.

IEEE Lexington Section Fund
Provides the IEEE Lexington Section resource to award grants to its local charitable organizations for educational programs that further scientific and educational purposes of IEEE. View the 2012 Robotics Camp.

IEEE Microwave Education Fund
Supports a diverse set of educational aids, scholarship and fellowships of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.

IEEE Sections Congress Fund
Supports IEEE Sections Congress a triennial gathering of IEEE Section leadership sponsored by the Member and Geographic Activities (MGA) Board

IEEE-USA General Fund
Supports special projects conducted by IEEE-USA that enhance the careers of IEEE U.S. members, improve K-12 math/science education, and promote public awareness of the profession.  To learn more about the IEEE-USA Fund, click here...

IEEE-USA National Engineers Week Fund
Supports IEEE's participation in the National Engineers Week (E-week)activities, programs and promotional activities undertaken by IEEE-USA as lead society.

IEEE Women in Engineering Fund
Provides the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee (WIE) with the resources to support a wide range of educational and public awareness activities through grants to external organization or for WIE run initiatives.

Santa Clara Valley K-12 Education Fund
Supports the pre-college educational objectives of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section.

Scholarships

ATM Scholarship Fund
Sponorsed by: Southeast Region ATM Interest Group
Administered by the IEEE Eastern North Carolina Section (ENCS), the ATM Scholarship is awarded to a North Carolina IEEE student member pursuing a graduate degree the in computer communications research area – including data communications, computer networking, telecommunications, multimedia communications and other related disciplines.

G. Ray Ekenstam Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: In memory of G. Ray Ekenstam
Administered by the IEEE Power & Energy Society, the G. Ray Ekenstam Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a qualified undergraduate student who seeks an electrical engineering degree in the field of power or a related discipline, from an accredited US university or college.

EMCS President's Memorial Fund
Administered by the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, the EMC Society President's Memorial Award is a scholarship given to a full-time student with a demonstrated commitment to the field of Electromagnetic Compatibility who is pursuing an M.S. or Ph.D. degree.

Edith Hannigan-McHale Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Gale G. Hannigan, Ph.D. in memory of her Aunt
Administered by the IEEE Women in Engineering Committee, the Edith Hannigan-McHale Scholarship is awarded annually to a female student, who attends the John Adams High School, Queens, New York, USA. Applicants must present evidence of academic accomplishments, two letters of referral, a personal statement that reflects the candidate’s career goals and designate a major or program of study in a field of engineering, physics or math. 

IEEE Alaska Section Memorial Scholarship Fund
This Fund supports the annual presentation of two scholarships to Alaskan electrical engineering students by the IEEE Alaska Section. The first is the Robert P. Merritt Scholarship, a US$1,000 scholarship,which is awarded to a third year electrical engineering student attending the University of Alaska Fairbanks in recognition of outstanding scholarship, university and community involvement.  The second is the Harold D. Smith Scholarship, a US$1,000 scholarship, which is awarded to third or fourth year electrical engineering student attending the University of Alaska Anchorage in recognition of outstanding scholarship, university and community involvement.

IEEE Daniel J. Senese Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Friends, colleagues and the IEEE in memory of Daniel J. Senese.
Administered by IEEE, the IEEE Daniel J. Senese Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving Piscataway High School, Piscataway, NJ, USA, graduating senior enrolled in an accredited college or university, who is majoring in a field of interest of the IEEE.

IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Award Fund
Administered by the IEEE Phoenix Section, the IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship is awarded annually to full-time graduate or undergraduate students majoring in the fields recognized by IEEE who are IEEE members residing within IEEE Phoenix Section. A scholarship of up to US$1,000 per recipient for a total of five recipients may be awarded annually.

IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Fund
Administered by the IEEE Power & Energy Society, the IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Plus Initiative ™ provides scholarships and real world experience for undergraduates who are interested in power and energy engineering careers.

IEEE Presidents' Scholarship Fund
Administered by IEEE Educational Activities, each year the IEEE Presidents' Scholarship recognizes a deserving student for an outstanding project in electrical engineering, information technology or other IEEE field of interest presented during the annual Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.

IEEE Jim Thomas Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Family and friends of Jim Thomas and the IEEE Richland Section.
Administered by the IEEE Richland Section, the IEEE Jim Thomas Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding IEEE student member enrolled at Washington State University, Tri-Cities in electrical engineering or computer science.

Krishna M. Pasala, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsored by: Family, friends, and colleagues in memory of Krishna M. Pasala, Ph.D.
Administered by the IEEE Dayton Section, the IEEE Krishna M. Pasala, Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship may be awarded annually to recognize academic excellence of an electrical or computer engineering graduate student at the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
Download the 154kb PDF flyer.

Fellowships

Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Life Members Committee
Administered by the IEEE Awards Board, the IEEE Life Member Graduate Study Fellowship is awarded annually to a first year full-time graduate work in any area of electrical engineering at an engineering school/program of recognized standing worldwide.

Motorola-IEEE CPMT Fellowship Fund
Sponsored by: Motorola, Inc.
Administered by the IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology Society, the Motorola-IEEE CPMT Society Graduate Student Fellowship is presented to a student enrolled full-time in a graduate curriculum leading to a Ph.D. and whose major field of interest is in electronic packaging.

Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Fund
Sponsored by: Motorola and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Administered by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, the Daniel E. Noble Fellowship Award is given to promote graduate-level study in Vehicular Technology to a student with a bachelors degree in engineering or physical science from a university or college of recognized standing.

VTS Graduate Fellowship Fund
Sponsored by: IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Administered by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, The Convergence Fellowship in Transportation Electronics is given to promote graduate-level study in Vehicular Technology to a student with an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from an ABET accredited school in either the U.S. or Canada.

Student Grants

Charles DeSoer LISSA Attendance Grant Fund
Sponsored by: Prof. Robert W. Newcomb
Administered by the Circuits and Systems Society, the Charles DeSoer LISSA Attendance Grant program supports one grant for a university student to attend the annual IEEE/NIH Science Systems and Applications Workshop (LiSSA) and subsidizes the registration fee for two NIH high school student interns to attend LiSSA.

Michel Goutmann Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Family and friends in memory of Michel Goutmann
Administered by the IEEE Philadelphia Section, the Michel Goutmann Student Travel Grant program awards up to three travel stipends to graduate students or undergraduate students in their third or fourth year of study who are attending an accredited university or college within the IEEE Philadelphia Section who will present a paper, or participate in a student poster contest at a conference sponsored or co-sponsored by one the following IEEE Societies – Information Theory; Signal Processing; or Communications.

Grainger-IEEE PES Student Program Fund
Sponsored by: The Grainger Foundation
Administeredy by the IEEE Power Engineering Society, the Grainger-IEEE PES Student Program encourages the participation by US citizens and/or US permanent residents enrolled in curricula focused on electric power engineering in IEEE-PES meetings by providing the funds needed for student poster sessions, technical tours, panel sessions and other student oriented programs.

Don Heirman EMCS Standards Travel Grant Fund
Sponsored by: Don Heirman
Administered by IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, the Don Heirman EMCS Standards Travel Grant supports travel reimbursements for IEEE Electromagnetics Compatibility Society members to actively participate in EMCS standards development and attend regular meetings of EMCS Standards Development Committee.

IEEE Valentin T. Jordanov Radiation Instrumentation Travel Grant Fund
Sponsored by: Valentin T. Jordanov
Administered by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society, the IEEE Valentin T. Jordanov Radiation Instrumentation Travel Grant program provides travel grants to graduate students or individuals who obtained their highest degree in the last five years to attend the annual IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS).

William R. Mann Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Family and friends of William R. Mann
Administered by the IEEE Computer and Components, Packaging, & Manufacturing Technology Societies, the William R. Mann Memorial Student Travel Grant program awards travel grants to undergraduate or graduate students attending an accredited university or college who will attend, present a paper or participate at either the IEEE International Test Conference or the IEEE Semiconductor Wafer Test Workshop (one grant each per year).

Raj Mittra Travel Grant Fund
Sponsored by: Raj Mittra
Administered by the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the Raj Mittra Travel Award program supports and encourages individuals, in need, who exhibit a high aptitude for potential research to participate in the International IEEE Antennas and Propagation and URSI Symposium.

Fred Nathanson Memorial Radar Education Fund
Sponsored by: Nathanson Fund
Administered by IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, the Fred Nathanson Education Grant may be given to the recipient of the Fred Nathanson Memorial Radar Award to assist with furthering his/her education and career in the field of radar.   

Ganesh N. Ramaswamy Memorial Student Travel Grant Fund
Sponsored by: IBM Corporation
Administered by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, the Ganesh N. Ramaswamy Memorial Student Travel Grant recognizes the student author(s) of an outstanding paper(s) on speaker and language recognition area accepted for publication in the proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP).

Harold Sobol Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Family and Friends of Harold Sobol
Administered by the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, the Harold Sobol Travel Grant program provides travel support for at least one talented student selected to present their work during the Student Paper Competition of the annual IEEE International Microwave Symposium. Download the Harold Sobol Memorial Fund brochure (PDF 77KB)

IEEE Student Enterprise Award Fund
Sponsored by: Anonymous
Administered by the IEEE Member and Geographic Activities Board, the IEEE Student Enterprise Award program awards up to US$1,500 to selected IEEE Student Branches around the world to implement an engineering project or activity that strengthens IEEE Student Branch programs and encourages IEEE Student members to collaborate on a specific project.

James A. Rooks Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Family and friends of James A. Rooks along with the IEEE Industry Applications Society
Administered by the IEEE Industry Applications Society, the IEEE-IAS James A. Rooks Memorial Student Intern Program subsidizes the cost of attendance of student interns at the annual IEEE-IAS Pulp and Paper Conference.

Spoken Language Processing Student Grant Fund
Sponsored by: Alex Acero, Xuedong Hueng, and Hsiao-Wuen Hon
Administered by the IEEE Signal Processing Society, the Spoken Language Processing Student Grant program honors the student(s) of an outstanding paper(s) in spoken language processing area accepted for publication in a conference (IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing) or a workshop (IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding).

Mikio Takagi Student Prize Fund
Sponsored by: Family and friends of Mikio Takagi
Administered by the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society, the Mikio Takagi Student Prize is given to student who has presented an exceptional paper at the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium. Download the Mikio Takagi Student Prize Fund brocure (PDF 73KB)

Myron Zucker Student Fund
Sponsored by: Myron Zucker
Administered by the IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS), the Myron Zucker Student Fund supports IAS programs that engage students in IAS sponsored activities such as the Myron Zucker Undergraduate Student Design Awards and the Zucker Travel Program.

Myron Zucker IEEE-IAS Student-Faculty Grant Program Fund
Sponsored by: Myron Zucker
Administered by the IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS), the IEEE-IAS Student-Faculty Grant Program provides up to two US$25,000 grants per year to joint student-faculty projects in the IAS field of interest.


Distinguished Lectures

Morton Antler Memorial Fund
Sponsored by: Mrs. Esther Antler, in loving memory of her husband
Administered by IEEE Components, Packaging, & Manufacturing Technology Societies, the Morton Antler Annual Lecture is an invited speaker lecture presented during the annual IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts.

IEEE Distinguished Lecture in Information Society Award Fund
Sponsored by: Roberto Padovani
Administered by the IEEE Information Theory Society, the IEEE Information Theory Society Padovani Lecturer Program provides invited lecturers for the IEEE School of Information Theory.

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NOTE: Investment earnings derived from donations made to IEEE Foundation funds are reinvested for the purpose(s) that the donation was originally made unless otherwise stated.