IEEE Orlando Section 2015 Star Search and Scholarship Awards

The IEEE Orlando Section announces the request for nominations for the 2015 Orlando Section Awards, which will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Saturday, October TBD, 2015, held at the TBD. One awards banquet ticket will be given to any award nominee and/or scholarship applicant. The Orlando Section presents six awards annually:

        Outstanding Engineering Educator

        Outstanding Engineer

        Outstanding Service

        Outstanding Entrepreneur

        Outstanding Undergraduate Student

        Outstanding Graduate Student

Nominees must be IEEE members in good standing and have been a resident of the Orlando Section for the past three years.

 

Any Orlando Section member in good standing may make a nomination for the Orlando Section Awards

 

Also, the Orlando Section presents Undergraduate / Graduate Scholarship Awards each calendar year. Nominees must be IEEE student / graduate student members in good standing, currently enrolled as undergraduate / graduate student in an engineering program located in Orlando Section's 5 county (central Florida) area as well as at time of the award. The Awards Committee essay topic for the 2015 scholarship award is: Ray Kurtzweil, along with others, has predicted that "technological singularity" will be reached around 2045, greatly changing the relationship between humans and machines Describe the technology, how the technology will alter society, when alterations will appear, and positive and negative consequences leading up to the technological singularity event.  Write an essay no less than 800 words.

 

Nomination forms can be found at

http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r3/orlando/awards.htm and additional information about the nomination procedure can be found at http://www.ewh.ieee.org/r3/orlando/Awards_forms/Awards_guidelines.doc

The application deadline for award and scholarship packets must be received by Midnight, Thursday, September 17, 2015 (Eastern Time). 

Any questions or further clarifications for awards and scholarship packets, can be e-mailed to:

IEEE Orlando Section Awards Chairperson
Mr. Michael Orlovsky, mcorlovsky@ieee.org 
407.909.0956 (Home) [email is preferred] 

For both awards and scholarship applicants, please make one PDF file for your application package and email it to Mr. Orlovsky. Only electronic application package is accepted (no hard copies!). 

For scholarship applicants, the hardcopy transcript shall be mailed to:

Mr. Michael C. Orlovsky

P.O. Box 690639

Orlando, FL, 32869-0639

Updated: April 14, 2015

 

 

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IEEE Orlando Section Awards Chairperson
Mr. Michael Orlovsky, mcorlovsky@ieee.org 
407.909.0956 (Home) [email is preferred] 

For both awards and scholarship applicants, please make one PDF file for your application package and email it to Mr. Orlovsky. Only electronic application package is accepted (no hard copies!). 

For scholarship applicants, the hardcopy transcript shall be mailed to:

Mr. Michael C. Orlovsky

P.O. Box 690639

Orlando, FL, 32869-0639

       Scholarship Forms (documents in MS Word Format)::

      Nomination Form

      Guidelines (Draft #3)

       Nomination Forms (All documents are in MS Word Format):

      Outstanding Engineering Educator Award

      Outstanding Engineer Award

      Outstanding Service Award

      Outstanding Entreprenneur Award

      Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award

      Outstanding Graduate Student Award

       Evaluation Forms

       IEEE Orlando Section Award Guidelines

       Star Search 2015:

o      Open Nominations: May 1, 2015

o      Close Nominations: September 17, 2015

o      Review Cycle: September 18 to October TBD, 2015

o      Selection: No later than October TBD, 2015

o      Awards Banquet: October TBD, 2015


The essay topic for the undergraduate/graduate scholarship is Ray Kurtzweil, along with others, has predicted that "technological singularity" will be reached around 2045, greatly changing the relationship between humans and machines Describe the technology, how the technology will alter society, when alterations will appear, and positive and negative consequences leading up to the technological singularity event.  Write an essay no less than 800 words. 
 

       FCIEEE Awards - Deadline Oct. 1st

       Region 3 Awards - Deadline Dec. 1st.

       Central Florida National Engineers Week Awards:

o      Lifetime Achievement in Engineering

o      Leadership Excellence

o      Technical Excellence

o      Young Engineer of the Year

o      Outstanding Organization of the Year - Public Sector

o      Outstanding Small Organization of the Year - Private Sector 

o      Outstanding Large Organization of the Year - Private Sector 

o      Project of the Year