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[802SEC] Call for Student Application Papers ready for distribution

Dear EC Members,

As you know, I am a member of the IEEE Educational Activities Standards Education Committee. A principal objective of this committee is to engage university students in standards related projects. To that end, the IEEE is offering grants with small stipends to students and professors--see the attached document for details.

Please consider circulating this email to your WG members so that profs and students are aware of the initiative.



IEEE Mini-Grants for upperclassmen an graduate students design project application papers

The IEEE is offering Grants to both students and faculty mentors to help with graduate and capstone design projects with an industry standards component.* IEEE will publish the results as a Student Application Paper.


Student(s) beginning a design or development project will submit an Abstract Summary describing the project, which includes:

1.     Summarizing the project goal (i.e., what are you trying to build?)

2.     What standards are being considered to achieve the project goal?

3. Must include a declaration of intention to submit an application paper for publication by the IEEE upon completion of the project.

4.     A statement of endorsement from a faculty mentor must be included.

Important Dates:

· Apply by 30 September 2008 for 2008 Funding. Final Application Paper is due
by 31 December 2008.

· Apply by 30 January 2009 for Winter 2009 Funding. Final Application Paper is due
by 30 April 2009.

For more information and to download an application
please visit:

or contact

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