Scholarships & Awards

The IEEE Computer Society provides and offers its members with various awards and scholarships in various areas. The awards and scholarships offered by the  Computer Society are as follows:

Richard E-Merwin Scholarship. 

IEEE Computer Society is offering $40,000 in student scholarships from $1,000 and up to recognize and reward active student volunteer leaders in student branches or chapters who show promise in their academic and professional efforts. This scholarship was created in honor of the late Richard E. Merwin, past president of the IEEE Computer Society, to recognize and reward student leadership.

Deadline for submission : April 30 of each year.

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Lance Stafford Larson Student Scholarship.

In 1983, the Lance Stafford Larson award was established by the Larson family in memorial of their son, who died in an electrical accident while an undergraduate at the University of Maryland. This award was created to encourage students to develop excellence in their communication skills and to motivate students toward achievement in the field of Computer Science.

Deadline for submission : October 31 of each year.

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Upsilon Pi Epsilon Student Award for Academic Excellence.

The Executive Council of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) wishes to encourage academic excellence for students in the computing discipline. The UPE initiated this award with the IEEE Computer Society, as the largest association of computer professionals, to raise the importance of academic achievement in our future computer professionals. Up to four awards of $500 each are given each year to competition winners. Winners also receive a certificate of commendation, and a periodical subscription for one year.

Deadline for submission : October 31 of each year.

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Outstanding Chapter Award.

The IEEE Computer Society has initiated the Outstanding Chapter Award (OCA) to award the CS chapter and student branch chapter that are judged as having provided their membership with the best overall set of programs and activities. The chapter and branch chapter receiving the award will be recognized for achieving excellence in their chapter operations at a Computer Society Board of Governors meeting. Chapters will compete based on success in the following categories:
1.    Technical Activities
2.    Societal Activities
3.    Membership Advancement, Fellow Nominations and Awards
4.    Enlistment of New CS Members

Deadline for submission : October 31 of each year.

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