February 2022 Issue

IEEE Member Benefit for February 2022

IEEE Risk Management eLearning Course (online):

Developed by Frank Giannattasio and IEEE's Office of Risk & Insurance Management Services, this tutorial focuses on how to apply the concept of Risk Management to your business or your organization to prevent your exposure to the risks of loss due to the various risk factors that are involved in any engineering discipline. You will also learn how to use various controls to mitigate the severity of losses when they do occur.

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Scholarships, Awards, and Prizes

  • All application and nomination forms are on the OpenWater platform, consolidated here: https://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/applications.php
    • IEEE Canadian Foundation Scholarships
      Scholarships with the value of $5,000 (universities) or $2,500 (colleges) each.
      • Eligibility: Any IEEE student members, registered in their penultimate year at a university or college with a McNaughton Resource Learning Centre, who have been active in the Centre for a minimum of one year.
      • Purpose: To encourage awareness of and participation in the educational programs supported by the IEEE.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: http://ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/mcn_sch.php
    • IEEE Canada Power Quality Scholarship (Northern Canada & Southern Alberta Sections Only)
      One scholarship each year, value $1,500.
      • Eligibility: All IEEE student members in full time attendance at either the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary, who are in their penultimate year and whose program of study includes courses in electric power engineering.
      • Purpose: To recognize excellence in students who demonstrate an awareness of power quality issues and who indicate their intent to pursue a professional career in the Electric Power Industry.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: http://ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/pq_award.php
    • IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Robert T.H. Alden Scholarship
      One Scholarship each year (shared if team), value $1,500.
      • Eligibility: This Scholarship is co-sponsored by the IEEE Toronto Section and is to be awarded to a suitable IEEE student member within the Toronto Section. All undergraduate (penultimate year or earlier) student members of the IEEE who are registered in an Engineering or Computer Science program at a Canadian University or College are eligible.
      • Purpose: To encourage communications skills, awarded annually for a student authoring a tutorial style article addressing innovative use of the internet, social media or other electronic media to foster interpersonal/group communication or collaboration The article must be suitable for publishing in an IEEE publication such as The IEEE Canadian Review, The Institute, Spectrum, IEEE Potentials, IEEE or Foundation social media or web site.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: http://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/alden_scholarship.php
    • IEEE Canadian Foundation Dr. Raymond D. Findlay Scholarship
      One scholarship each year, value $1,000.
      • Eligibility: The nominee must be an undergraduate IEEE Student Member in good standing, registered in their penultimate year of an accredited Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Engineering Science/Engineering Physics undergraduate program offered in a Canadian university, a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, enrolled as a full-time student.
      • Purpose: To encourage leadership, creativity and enthusiasm for the engineering profession.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: http://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/findlay_scholarship.php
    • Nick Cercone Graduate Scholarship in Computer Science
      This scholarship is sponsored by the Friends of Nick Cercone One prize each every second year, the initial value of $6,000.
    • Gargantini-Strybosch Scholarship
      This scholarship is sponsored by the Gargantini Fund, one scholarship each year.
      • Eligibility: A student member of IEEE (or agree to apply for membership), enrolled full-time in his or her second undergraduate year, first generation in the family university student, completing a Canadian university program in a field of interest to IEEE.
      • Purpose: To recognize a student who shows brightness, integrity, engagement with community and enthusiasm for undergraduate study.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: https://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/gs_scholarship.php
    • IEEE Canada Women In Engineering Prize
      One prize each year, value $1,000.
      • Eligibility: All female IEEE Canada members who received their first professional degree within the last ten years and who are active in IEEE activities.
      • Purpose: To recognize excellence in young women engineering professionals and to support the Women In Engineering program. within IEEE in Canada.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022
      • Link: http://ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/clift_prize.php
    • IEEE Canadian Foundation Special Grants
      • Eligibility: An IEEE Student Branch, an IEEE Section, an IEEE Canada Committee, a non-IEEE entity such as a high school, or in rare cases an individual, all in Canada.
      • Purpose: To partially fund one-time new and innovative projects that advance IEEE's core purpose to foster technological innovation and excellence to benefit humanity.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022 (also August 15, 2022 and November 15, 2022)
      • Link: http://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/sp_grnts.php
    • IEEE Canada Vehicular Technologies Travel Grants
      Two travel grants each year, each one not to exceed $1,200.
      • Eligibility: IEEE Student Members in good standing in a Canadian University or College (at a college, undergraduate or graduate level).
      • Purpose: To support IEEE student members to attend and present a paper at a Vehicular Technologies Conference or other IEEE Conference related to Vehicular Technologies.
      • Deadline: March 15, 2022 (also August 15, 2022 and November 15, 2022)
      • Link: http://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/vt_award.php

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Dave Kemp Memorial Fund

The Dave Kemp Memorial Fund has been established in memory of Dave Kemp, serving Director of the IEEE Canadian Foundation, past IEEE Canada President/Region 7 Director and life-long volunteer and supporter of IEEE in Canada and internationally. This fund will support IEEE programs that match Dave's passions and interests, including Young Professional activities, volunteerism, engagement and student growth across Canada. Donations in honour of Dave may be made at http://www.ieeecanadianfoundation.org/EN/davekempmemorial

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  • IEEE Canada Technology Leadership Webinar Series - XIII

      IEEE Canada is hosting a webinar series on Technology Leadership. We are inviting professional associations, learned societies, think tanks, governmental agencies, and other institutions to participate and contribute speakers. This webinar series is a platform bringing our thought leaders from different stakeholders, from all walks of life to present their views and advocate their positions on science, technology, society, and future economy. It will be open and free to the general public.
      • Topic: Canadian Universities Can Work Better with Alumnus
      • Guest speaker: Mr. Hojjat Salemi
      • Organization: Ranovus Inc.
      • Date: Wednesday 16, March 2022
      • Time: 4.00 pm - 5.00 pm (EDT)
      • Venue: WebEx
      • Information and Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/304174

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