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IEEE Atlanta Section GEF Scholarships

For almost 40 years, the Georgia Engineering Foundation (GEF) has sponsored a program that awards college scholarships to worthy Georgia students who are preparing for a career in engineering or engineering technology. Since 1985, over 650 students have been awarded scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. In 2010, 30 awards were made available.

All scholarships are competitively awarded based on the student’s demonstrated competence in academics, interest in developing a career in engineering, financial need, and school and community involvement.

The IEEE Atlanta Section is a member of the Georgia Engineering Foundation (GEF) and sponsors 3 scholarships each year.  Many scholarships are available through GEF for engineering students, in addition to the 3 sponsored by the Section.

The scholarship application site is open. Deadline to complete the application is August 31, 2012http://www.gefinc.org/apply/apply.html   

 

There are two forms on the site for students pursuing a degree at an ABET-accredited school.

  1. Freshmen college student for the 2012/2013 school year
  2. Upperclassmen/Graduate Students for 2012/2013

Check here to verify that the school is accredited: http://main.abet.org/aps/AccreditedProgramSearch.aspx/AccreditationSearch.aspx

 

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