IEEE WIE International Scholarship

The IEEE Women in Engineering International Scholarship was  established thanks to the support of donations to the IEEE Foundation Women in Engineering (WIE) Fund from IEEE WIE members and others. The scholarship is presented to up to one female IEEE WIE Student Member who has completed two years of undergraduate study in an engineering curriculum at an accredited university or college.

2022 Scholarship Recipient - Runxi Wang

Runxi Wang, IEEE WIE Student Member, is a current senior undergraduate student and an incoming PhD candidate student from University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute (UM-SJTU JI) in China. She is a member of iCAS Lab led by Prof. Xinfei Guo. Her research interest is in computer architecture, compute-in-memory, and reconfigurable architecture.  She received the Women in Technology Award in 2021, AMD-Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge. Her research work received Best Paper Award in Huawei Semiconductor Technology Forum 2022.

Scholarship Criteria

2022 Schedule:

  • Submission Deadline: Closed


One award annually


  • Female in the IEEE WIE as a Student Member
  • Full-time undergraduate student who has completed two (2) years of undergraduate study in an engineering curriculum at an accredited university or college.
  • Applicant may apply multiple times, but can only be awarded the scholarship one time.

Basis of Selection:

  • Two-part essay (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 (or equivalent in their local grade system)
  • 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

Selection Committee

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

Scholarship Award

The monetary prize shall be a one-time check in the amount of US$2,500, per scholarship recipient.

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