Richard E. Merwin Scholarship

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

April 30, 2020

Awarded By

The IEEE Computer Society

Award Amount

$1,000 or more, non-renewable. This scholarship is only available for one academic year (nine months) starting in September, and paid in four installments.


Up to 25 awards offered annually. At least 12 scholarships will be provided for each of the two annual deadlines.

Additional Information

Evaluation criteria include involvement in chapter activities (40 percent), academic achievement (30 percent), other extracurricular activities in college (10 percent), and letter of evaluation by branch chapter advisor (20 percent). A brief statement will be submitted by each winner at the end of the academic year outlining his/her accomplishments. Student winners of the Computer Society's Richard Merwin or UPE/CS award for the previous year (13 months) are not eligible for this award. The selected winners of this award will have the opportunity to serve as IEEE CS Student Ambassadors for the particular IEEE region to which they belong.

Deadline Info

Scholarship information is available on the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Computer Society website. The submission must also include a one-page summary of how he/she envisi ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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