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Scholarships

Grainger undergraduate | IIT graduate | ESCA graduate | EMCWA | S&C
 
Grainger undergraduate
 
The electric power industry and its professional engineers play a vital role in improving the quality of life for all humanity. In recognition of the contribution of Illinois Institute of Technology's faculty and students, Mr. David Grainger and the Grainger Foundation have created merit-based scholarships for undergraduate power engineering students. The undergraduate scholarships are $5,000 per year.

Goals of the Grainger Power Engineering Scholarships:

  1. To attract exceptional students to the exciting and challenging field of power engineering.
  2. To increase the number of graduates expected to have a significant impact on the power engineering industry.

Undergraduate Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  1. US citizen or permanent resident.
  2. Demonstrated an interest in power engineering through course selections, independent projects, or professional experience.
  3. Preference will be given to students who have completed ECE 319 - Fundamentals of Power Engineering and are enrolled in senior-level power electives: ECE 411 - Power Electronics, ECE 412 - Electric Motor Drives, ECE 419 - Power Systems Analysis, ECE 420 - Analytical Methods in Power Systems.

Submit your resume, transcripts, and statement of interest to:

Dr. Ali Emadi, Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60616-3793
E-mail: emadi@iit.edu

 
IIT graduate
 
Power engineers play a critical role in the research and development of electric power systems, electricity markets, power electronics, and electric motor drives. IIT has created graduate power engineering scholarships to provide tuition and stipend awards for outstanding Master and Ph.D. candidates. The graduate scholarships are $30,000 per year.

Graduate Scholarships Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Full-time graduate student at IIT.
  2. Demonstrated an interest in power engineering through course selections, independent projects, or professional experience.
  3. Enrolled in Master of Science Electrical Engineering, Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Electricity Markets, Ph.D. degree program with a power major/specialization. Expected to perform graduate-level research and write a thesis in the power field.

Broad Research Areas:

  1. Electric Power Systems
  2. Electricity Markets
  3. Power Electronics
  4. Electric Motor Drives

Submit your resume, transcripts, and statement of interest to:

Dr. Ali Emadi, Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60616-3793
Email: emadi@iit.edu

 
ESCA graduate
 
Power system engineers play a critical role in the research and development of innovative solutions to the challenges found in electric power systems and electricity markets. IIT has created the ESCA graduate power engineering scholarship in recognition of the $500,000 software gift from Alstom ESCA. The ESCA Graduate Power Engineering Scholarship provides tuition and stipend awards for outstanding Master and Ph.D. candidates. The graduate scholarship is $30,000 per year.

Graduate Scholarship Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Full-time graduate student at IIT.
  2. Demonstrated an interest in power engineering through course selections, independent projects, or professional experience.
  3. Completed BSEE. Enrolled in Master of Science Electrical Engineering, Master of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Master of Electricity Markets, Ph.D. degree program with a power major/specialization. Expected to perform graduate-level research and write a thesis in the power field.

Broad Research Areas:

  1. Electric power system operation and control
  2. Electric power system planning
  3. Electric power system security and reliability
  4. Electricity markets

Submit your resume, transcripts, and statement of interest to:

Dr. Alexander J. Flueck, Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 South Dearborn Street, Chicago IL 60616-3793.
Email: flueck@iit.edu

 
EMCWA
 
The Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association, Inc. (EMCWA) is a technical society dedicated to furthering the conception, research, design, manufacturing, marketing, and the use of electrical products. The Association provides an array of educational opportunities which enhance the development, knowledge, and use of electrical manufacturing technology.

Criteria:

  1. Applicants must be enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
  2. Applicants must be enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  3. Applicants must be in at least their third semester and not beyond their seventh semester.
  4. Recipients of the scholarship shall have exhibited traits of ability, scholarship, leadership and interest in the electrical products industry as a career objective.
  5. Recipients must attend the October 2001 Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Exposition and Conference in Cincinnati Ohio. ( Travel and lodging paid by the EMCWA )
  6. The students are also encouraged to prepare a paper on a subject of interest (e.g., an independent study project or an IPRO) for presentation at the Association's annual conference.
  7. Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Award:

  1. $1,000 - several awards available
  2. $3,000 - possibly one award for a student presenting a paper at the EMCWA Expo and Conference. (travel and lodging paid by the EMCWA)
  3. 1 year

*If you need further information, please contact the ECE Department at (312) 567-6823.

 
S&C
 
S&C Electric Company, serving the electric power industry since 1911, specializes in the development and manufacture of switching and protection devices that play an integral part in delivering electric power in the most efficient and reliable manner. S&C's devices (i) minimize damage to circuits and equipment in the event of a short-circuit, (ii) make practical the extensive segmentation of circuits to minimize the number of power users affected by any outage, and (iii) reroute power flow for fast restoration of service. S&C Electric Company is a leading innovator in the electric power distribution automation industry.

Criteria:

  1. Applicants must be enrolled at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
  2. Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time sophomore or junior in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
  3. Applicant should be available for employment as a co-op student or summer engineering intern at S&C Electric Company, in Chicago, Illinois.
  4. Applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better.
  5. Applicant must be a US citizen or US permanent resident.
  6. Applicant should have demonstrated scholastic and leadership strengths as well as an interest in the electric power device industry.

Award:

  1. $10,000
  2. Renewable for 3 years (e.g., sophomore, junior, and senior year)

Application:

  • On-line application still pending.
  • Highly-qualified applicants will be interviewed by representatives from S&C Electric Company following the online application deadline. You will be requested to provide additional application materials for the interview (e.g., current resume).

*If you need further information, please contact the ECE Department at (312) 567-3400.

 
 
2005 Electric Power and Power Electronics Center at Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60616-3793
Updated on May 26, 2006