IEEE/ECE Alumni Outstanding Sophomore Award
This award is given annually to a student in ECE with 30-60 credit hours and a GPA of 3.50/4.00 or better. The award is sponsored jointly by the ECE Alumni Association and the IEEE student branch.
The recipient must be in his or her sophomore year (30-60 credit hours completed) in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an outstanding scholastic record.
Selection Process :
The selection is based on a two-page statement discussing campus and community involvement as well as future plans and goals. A committee made up of IEEE members and ECE alumni meet in the spring to make the final determination of the recipient.
The scholarship carries a stipend of $500 and a plaque. The recipient is recognized at the annual ECE Awards Banquet in April.
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD:
Year Recipients 2013-2014 Samuel Walder 2012-2013 Ahmed Suhyl Sulaiman 2011-2012 Liana Nicklaus 2010-2011 Haichuan Yu 2009-2010 Shreya Prakash 2008-2009 Christine Chan 2007-2008 Anjali Sridhar 2006-2007 David Rockwood 2005-2006 Christopher Co 2004-2005 Rahil Jogani 2003-2004 Grace Wang 2002-2003 John Kohoutek 2001-2002 Laurel Bolhouse 2000-2001 Katherine Sutton 1999-2000 Ray Liu 1998-1999 Ammar Nayfeh 1997-1998 Shane Ryoo 1996-1997 Bradley Wilhelmson 1995-1996 Eric Whisler 1994-1995 Meghan Thornton 1993-1994 Mark Schmitt 1989-1990 Kenta Suzue 1988-1989 Kenneth Skodacek