Student Leadership Award
Description: To recognize an exceptional contribution to the Education Society while a person was IEEE Graduate Student Member or an IEEE Student Member.
Prize: $500 stipend; plaque and certificate; paid registration to the Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference.
Funding: Funded by the IEEE Education Society.
Eligibility: An individual nominated for this award must be, or must have been, an IEEE Graduate Student Member or an IEEE Student Member at the time he/she was involved in the activity cited in the nomination. The award is based upon evidence of an exceptional contribution to the Education Society.
Basis for Judging: Selection criteria includes: leadership roles and leadership quality, innovative and important services/contributions to the Eduction Society.
Number of awards each year: Typically one award recipient will be selected per year; however, at their discretion, the Student Leadership Award Committee may select as many as 2 recipients, or, may choose not to bestow this award.
Presentation: Annually, at the Frontiers in Education Conference. If the recipient cannot attend the FIE Conference, alternative arrangements can be made for presentation of this award.
Nomination Instructions: Nominations must include a cover letter summarizing the nominee’s qualifications with respect to the selection criteria listed above, a proposed award citation of no more than 30 words, and a current biosketch or cv, which MUST contain the nominee's IEEE membership number. Supporting letters may be included, but are not required. No more than 2 support letters may be submitted. Nominations must be submitted (preferably electronically) no later than June 15 to:
Vice President, Education Society
Chair, Awards Committee