EECS Undergraduate Student Awards

The following awards are available to undergraduate students in the EECS Department. Students wishing to apply for an award should visit this page.

The Outstanding Achievement Award is given to an outstanding senior from each program area: computer engineering, computer science, and electrical engineering, on the basis of overall achievement. High scholastic standing is important. $500 cash award.

The Outstanding Research Award is given to students who did an outstanding project over and above the requirements in a course or an independent project with a faculty member or graduate student. $500 cash award.

The Outstanding Service Award is given to students who have shown leadership of student organizations, service to the Department, College, or University, service to other students, service to the Community or any combination of these areas. $500 cash award.

The Commercialization/Entrepreneurship Award is given to students who exemplify a partnership of engineering and business through involvement or startup of a private business, patents, or partnerships with corporations to further their field of knowledge and interest. $500 cash award.

The William L. Everitt Student Award of Excellence is given to three students of senior standing in the areas of computer engineering, computer science, and electrical engineering, who are in the top 10% of their class, with an interest in communications and computers, and with professional interests and activities. Recipients receive a pen set from the International Engineering Consortium, and their name is engraved on a plaque. $100 cash award.

The Richard K. Brown Memorial Scholarship is presented to an electrical engineering student with an interest in acoustics or amateur (ham) radio. Award amount varies, typically $1,000.

The William Harvey Seeley Prize is presented to a student who stands first in the class of electrical engineering in their first or freshman year. $1,000 cash award.