IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative Update

The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recognizes highly qualified electrical engineering undergraduate students with multi-year scholarships and assists in connecting them with relevant and meaningful career experiences. Since the program launched in 2011, 587 students received 942 scholarships have from more than 150 universities, including Ivy League colleges, flagship state universities and prestigious engineering colleges.

2016 Application – Deadline is 30 June 2016

april2016scholarship1We are now accepting applications from undergraduate students in the US, Puerto Rico & Canada for the PES Scholarship Plus Initiative. We would love to have a recipient from each US State, Puerto Rico and all Canadian Provinces in 2016. The deadline to submit an application is 30 June 2016.

The IEEE PES Transmission & Distribution Conference & Exposition was recently held in Dallas.  We would like to thank our PES Scholarship Plus Supporters & PES Scholars who attended our recognition luncheon.


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PES Scholar Profile – Lianna de la Salle – University of Ottawajunescholarship3

I chose engineering because I love to find out how things work. I chose electrical engineering in particular due to its relevance in our modern life. My favorite classes have been power classes and so I’ve started to consider a career in this field. I love power engineering because of the impact it has on our society. It’s an extremely important field, and always will be. I look forward to working in this field and facing the challenges of our evolving electricity grid.

View her complete profile online

Get Involved – Review PES Scholarship Plus Applications

Do you have a few hours to give back to the industry?

We are looking for knowledgeable people within the industry to review the PES Scholar applications. All committee activity is conducted via teleconference and/or online for the application review process. The applications will be reviewed in July/August of 2016. Depending on the number of reviewers and applications, the amount of time it takes to review the application is 4-6 hours.  If you are interested in serving on a committee, please contact Dan Toland and view the online job description.

PES General Meeting – Student Luncheon – July 2016

Preparing students for power and energy engineering careers, and connecting top quality students with potential employers are driving objectives for the Student Industry Faculty Luncheon with the Job Fair for Students at the IEEE PES General Meeting which will be held at the Sheraton Boston, July 2016 . The job fair provides a forum for employers and students who share a common interest in the power and energy industry to meet and discuss career opportunities. The format of the job fair is designed to enable one-to-one conversations between students and company engineers.

Visit to PES GM Site for more information