Electron Devices Society Ph.D. Student Fellowship Program

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 15

Wednesday
Awarded By:

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a student member of IEEE Electron Devices Society.
  2. Must be attending school full-time.
  3. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  4. Must be pursuing a doctorate degree.
  5. Must be studying or researching some aspect of the following: engineering, physics, theory, experiment and simulation of electron and ion devices involving insulators, metals, organic materials, plasmas, semiconductors, quantum-effect materials, vacuum, and emerging materials.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is for IEEE EDS student members who are pursuing a doctorate degree on a full-time basis.

Application requirements for the Electron Devices Society Ph.D. Student Fellowship Program are:

  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Nominating letter
  • Biographical sketch of student
Additional Information: One year fellowships are awarded to promote, recognize, and support PhD level study and research within the Electron Devices Society’s field of interest. It is expected that three fellowships will be awarded, with the intention of at least one fellowship being given to eligible students in each of the following geographical regions every year: Americas, Europe/Middle East/Africa, and Asia & Pacific. Only one candidate can win per educational institution. Candidate must: be an IEEE EDS student member at the time of nomination; be pursuing a doctorate degree within the EDS field of interest on a full-time basis; and continue his/her studies at the current institution with the same faculty advisor for twelve months after receipt of award. Sponsor must be an IEEE EDS member. The candidate must be studying and conducting research in the EDS field of interest. The field of interest for EDS is all aspects of engineering, physics, theory, experiment and simulation of electron and ion devices involving insulators, metals, organic materials, plasmas, semiconductors, quantum-effect materials, vacuum, and emerging materials. Specific applications of these devices include bioelectronics, biomedical, computation, communications, displays, electro and micro mechanics, imaging, micro actuators, optical, photovoltaics, power, sensors and signal processing. The society is concerned with research, development, design and manufacture related to the materials, processing, technology, and applications of such devices, and scientific, technical, educational and other activities that contribute to the advancement of this field.

Award Amount: $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, May 15

Additional information is available online from The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) website. Students must be nominated by a current member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS). In addition to a nominating letter by an EDS member, the nomination package must contain: Two-page (maximum) statement by the student describing his or her education and research interests and accomplishments; One-page biographical sketch of the student (including student's mailing address and email address); One copy of the student's under-graduate and graduate transcripts/grades (please provide an explanation of the grading system if different from the A-F format); and Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with the student's research and educational credentials (cannot be from nominator). Send completed nomination packages to: IEEE Operations Center EDS Executive Office EDS PhD Student Fellowship Program 445 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854 USA
Contact: Stacy Lehotzky
Address: 445 Hoes Lane Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

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