IEEE Orlando Section

Star Search and Scholarship Award


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IEEE Orlando Section Star Search and Scholarship Awards

2016 Star Search and Scholarship Award

The IEEE Orlando Section announces the request for nominations for the 2016 Orlando Section Awards, which will be presented at the Awards Banquet on Saturday, October 22, 2016, held at the Special Events Center at Valencia College. An awards banquet ticket will be provided to any award nominee and/or scholarship applicant for their attendance along with a guest. The Orlando Section presents six awards annually:

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 2016 scholarship award is: “What defines a great innovator? Is it the person, the technology, or society’s adoption and change or some combination?” Write an essay no less than 800 words that states your position with supporting reasoning and rationale.

Nomination forms can be found at and additional information about the nomination procedure can be found at

The application deadline for award and scholarship packets must be received by Midnight, Thursday, September 15, 2016 (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,
    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: August 9, 2016

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