IEEE Phoenix Section Student Scholarships For The Year 2016

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 full academic year at a university in the Phoenix Section during 2016. The universities include Arizona State University, DeVry University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Northern Arizona University.

The student must submit a completely filled application along with a financial aid statement; a one-page personal statement of achievements, interests, and goals; official transcripts of all college work; and two recommendation letters from the School’s faculty. 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 11th, 2017 at Phoenix Airport Marriott located at 1101 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 from 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Tel: 602-273-7373):

“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, Sunday, December 18th, 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 Vice-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. Richard Allen, Senior Annual Giving & Data Integrity Specialist, IEEE Foundation, at with a copy to Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at, by Sunday, January 11th, 2017.

Key dates:
Submission Website Opens: Tuesday, November 1st, 2016
Application submission deadline: Sunday, December 18th, 2016
Scholarship recipients will be informed by: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
Submit W-8 and W-9 Forms by: Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

If you have any additional questions, please contact and Dr. Vasudeva P. Atluri, Section Awards Committee Chair, at (480) 227-8411 or by email at and Dr. Charles E. Weitzel, Section Awards Committee Vice-Chair, at (480) 292-0531 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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