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. Annually, the scholarship will be presented to one female student who has completed two years of undergraduate study in an engineering curriculum at an ABET-accredited university or college within the United States.

Schedule

Application submissions begin: 3 September 2019

Submission Deadline: 3 November 2019

Scope

One award annually

Eligibility

  • A female IEEE Student Member
  • A 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.
  • A full-time student who is currently enrolled in an 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.

Instructions and guidelines for scholarship submissions

To submit your application, go to the scholarship application form.

Please women@ieee.org if you have any questions.

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 selected candidate shall be selected from the successful applicants meeting the eligibility requirements of this award.

Selection committee

The scholarship recipient will be recommended by the IEEE WIE Outreach Subcommittee and approved by the IEEE WIE Committee.

Scholarship award

The scholarship award shall be a one-time check in the amount of US$2,500.

Instructions and guidelines for scholarship submissions

Please email women@ieee.org if you have any questions.

2018 Scholarship Recipient

The IEEE Women in Engineering Committee takes pleasure in presenting Shannan Thompson as the 2018 recipient of the IEEE Frances B. Hugle Scholarship, in recognition of her outstanding academic performance and passion to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Shannan Thompson shares her experience with IEEE and how receiving the scholarship opened doors for her career as an engineer.

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.
Click on the ‘Designation’ drop down menu, scroll down and select the IEEE WIE Frances B. Hugle Memorial Scholarship Fund.