IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship
The IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship was established to honor the memory of Frances B. Hugle, her many significant engineering accomplishments, and to help provide the resources for female engineers to follow in her footsteps. The scholarship is presented to up to two female IEEE Student Members who have completed two years of undergraduate study in an engineering curriculum at an ABET-accredited university or college within the United States.
2022 Scholarship Recipients
Kimberly Betty, IEEE Student Member, is a first-generation college student at Kettering University pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Applied Mathematics. On campus, she assists students and faculty as a Supplementary Instructor and tutor, served as a part of Kettering’s Student government as the Multicultural representation, and was on various club boards. Read Kimberly’s full bio HERE
Krista Marrocco, IEEE Student Member, is from Clearwater, Florida and currently a senior studying Electrical Engineering at University of Florida. She selected her major because she has always been fascinated with how electronics worked and enjoyed advanced math and sciences courses in high school. Her favorite topics in her high school physics courses were electromagnetics and circuits. She had desire to deepen her understanding in these topics while at UF. Read Krista’ full bio HERE.
Up to two (2) awards annually
- Female IEEE Student Member
- Full-time student who has completed two (2) years of undergraduate study in an engineering curriculum at an ABET-accredited university or college within the United States.
- Full-time student who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate engineering curriculum at an ABET-accredited university or college within the United States.
- Applicant may apply multiple times, but can only be awarded the scholarship one time.
Basis of Selection:
- Two essays: (1) 1,000 words on why the applicant wants to go into the engineering profession, and (2) 500 words on why the applicant should receive the scholarship.
- Evidence of at least a 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
- Two letters of recommendation: (1) from an academic reference, such as a professor or department chair, and (2) from a personal reference who knows the applicant well and can comment on her character.
- The candidate(s) shall be selected from the successful applicants meeting the eligibility requirements of this award.
The scholarship recipient(s) will be recommended by the IEEE WIE Outreach Subcommittee and approved by the IEEE WIE Committee.
The scholarship award shall be a one-time check in the amount of US$2,500.
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Donate to the IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship
For information on donating to the IEEE Frances B. Hugle Memorial Fund, visit the IEEE Foundation page.
Select the ‘Designation’ drop down menu, scroll down and select the IEEE WIE Frances B. Hugle Memorial Fund.