IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarships For The Year 2015

The IEEE Phoenix Section awards Student Scholarships to full-time graduate and undergraduate students who are IEEE student members. The applying student must attend a university in the Phoenix Section during 2015. The universities include Arizona State University, Arizona State University Polytechnic, DeVry University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Northern Arizona University.

The student should submit a completely filled application along with financial aid statement; a one-page personal statement of achievements, interests, and goals; official transcripts of all college work; and recommendation letters. The scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, and service to the IEEE.

The IEEE Phoenix Section will present the following Student Scholarship awards at the annual banquet scheduled for Saturday, February 13th, 2016 at Hilton Phoenix Airport located at 2435 South 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ – 85034 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Tel: 480-894-1600):

  • “Atluri Award” sponsored by Dr. Vasudeva Prasad Atluri and Dr. Satyavathi Atluri. Total of two award recipients are presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00 each. Only graduate students are eligible for these awards.
  • “Al Gross Award” sponsored by IEEE Components, Packaging, and Manufacturing Technology (CPMT) Society Phoenix Chapter. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.
  • “Irv Kaufman Award” sponsored by IEEE Waves and Devices Phoenix Chapter. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.
  • “Dieter Schroder Award” sponsored by IEEE Phoenix Section. The award recipient is presented with a plaque and a check for $1000.00. Graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this award.

The checks for these four awards are given out from the IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Endowment administered by the IEEE Foundation. To learn more about IEEE Foundation, access

Only applications received by the deadline, Friday, January 1st, 2016, will be reviewed by the awards committee consisting of the following IEEE Phoenix Section Officers:

Awards Committee Chair: Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri
Awards Committee Co-Chair: Dr. Charles E. Weitzel
Past Chair: Ms. Barbara McMinn
Chair: Mr. Bruce J. Ladewig
Vice Chair: Mr. Surinder K. Tuli
Secretary: Mr. Vivek Gupta
Treasurer: Dr. Mahesh K. Shah
Students Activities Coordinator: Dr. S. Diane Smith

Student scholarship winners, upon receiving notification from IEEE Phoenix Section Awards Committee, should send by email completely filled either Form W-9 for US Citizen or Form W-8 for Non-US Resident to Mr. Michael Deering, Director of Development, IEEE Foundation, at with a copy to Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Award Committee Chair, at by Friday, January 15th, 2016.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Dr. S. Diane Smith, Section Student Activities Coordinator, at (602) 749-4601 or by email at, or Dr. Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at (480) 227-8411 or by email at”

IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Application

Section 1: Applicant Information


First Name*

Middle Name

Last Name*

Street Address*

Address Line 2






IEEE Member Number*

Date of birth*

Are you an Arizona resident?*

Academic Information

School (Undergraduate)

GPA and scale

School (Graduate)

GPA and scale

Undergrad Year

Academic probation/suspension

Graduate School Status
Masters CandidateDoctoral Candidate

Name of instructor familiar with your qualifications

Instructor's phone number

Instructor’s Email

College attending next year

Expected graduation date yyyy-mm-dd

College major

Speciality within major, if any

Please complete Sections 2 and 3 (Financial Aid Statement and Personal Statement),
and attach official transcripts from present school/college and recommendation letters.

Section 2: IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Financial Aid Statement

Applicant's Name*

Marital Status

Can anyone claim you as a dependent?

Number of dependents you are able to claim

Who sponsors your education?
YourselfOther (please specify)

Projected College Expenses and Financial Resources (for the 2014 school year)

Projected Expenses

Tuition and Fees: $
Books and Supplies: $
Transportation (Car/Bus/Insurance): $
Room & Board (Dorm/Apt/Food/Utilities/Phone): $
Personal (Clothes/Insurance/Recreation): $
Total Expenses: $

Projected Financial Resources

Education Loans: $
Government Grants: $
Federal Benefits (GI Bill/Social Security/etc.): $
Scholarships: $
Parent and/or Spouse Support: $
Employment (your job income): $
Total Resources: $

Section 3: IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarship Personal Statement

Please provide a one-page statement summarizing your interests, academic accomplishments, school & athletic activities, IEEE and community service, education and career goals, and employment history (position, company, dates).

Alternatively, you may upload a document (one file, file-size limit: 1 MB):

Please attach your transcripts (one file, file-size limit: 1 MB):

Please attach recommendation letters (one file, file-size limit: 1 MB):

I certify that the information in this scholarship application is true to the best of my knowledge.
By checking the box below and typing my name into the Signature box, I am confirming that the above statements are true. I agree that by typing my name, I am electronically signing this document.

I agree


Date yyyy-mm-dd

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