IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section Announces Call for Applications for 2024 Graduate Scholarship
Active IEEE graduate student members can compete for a one-time $1000 scholarship. Deadline is Feb. 29, 2024.
Published: Jan 31, 2024 by IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section
The Awards committee of the IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section is pleased to announce the call for applications for the IEEE Graduate Scholarship for the year 2024. This scholarship is designed to recognize outstanding graduate students at Memorial University who have demonstrated academic excellence and made noteworthy contributions to the IEEE community.
The IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Graduate Scholarship aims to acknowledge graduate students at Memorial University who have achieved high academic standing and have actively contributed to the IEEE. This scholarship is an annual award presented in the Winter semester, providing a financial grant of $1000 along with a certificate of recognition.
To be eligible for the IEEE Graduate Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a full-time graduate student at Memorial University.
- Hold IEEE membership.
- Have completed at least one year in their graduate program.
- Demonstrate high academic standing.
- Pursue a field of study aligned with the IEEE’s areas of interest.
Previous awards or scholarships received from the IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section do not impact eligibility, and each student can only receive this scholarship once during their program of study.
A subcommittee of the IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section, comprising the Awards Chair and up to two additional members, will be responsible for selecting the scholarship recipient. The committee will evaluate academic standing, including course grades and scholarly publications, as well as contributions to the IEEE community at various levels, such as local sections, conferences, technical societies, and more.
The deadline for submitting applications for the IEEE Graduate Scholarship is February 29, 2024.
Applicants are required to submit a comprehensive application package, including:
- A letter of application detailing research excellence, scholarly contributions to IEEE fields of interest, and other contributions to the IEEE community.
- A curriculum vitae.
- An academic transcript.
- A list of publications.
How to Submit
To apply, students must create a single PDF file containing their complete application package and submit it to the Scholarships and Awards Chair of the IEEE NL Section, Dr. Thumeera Wanasinghe, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IEEE Newfoundland and Labrador Section encourages all eligible graduate students to take advantage of this valuable opportunity and submit their applications by the specified deadline. The scholarship not only provides financial support but also recognizes the dedication and contributions of graduate students to the field of electrical and electronics engineering. For more information, please read the call for submissions.