IEEE Canada Women In Engineering Prize
One prize each year, value $1,000.
endowed grants awarded
This prize is sponsored by the Judy Clift Fund which was established to
honour a gracious individual who believed strongly in gender equality.
Her professional life as a special education teacher and
administrator complemented her role as a mother who was determined to
raise her daughters with independence and encouraged them to pursue career
opportunities that were not limited by gender. She was also
incredibly supportive of volunteer IEEE activities.
To recognize excellence in young women engineering professionals and to
support the Women In Engineering programme within IEEE in Canada.
We encourage anyone who supports these objectives to direct additional
donations to this fund to increase the value of the annual award.
All female IEEE Canada members who
received their first professional degree within the last fifteen years
and who are active in IEEE activities.
Nominations Nominations are sought
from members and volunteer leaders, especially in Women In Engineering and Young Professionals
affinity groups, at the local (Section) and national (IEEE Canada) level.
Nominations are to be made using the nomination form on the Applications and Nominations page. There should not be more than one nominator per candidate.
Basis of Selection
Nominations will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
1. Substantial success in their undergraduate program
2. Demonstrated interest in extracurricular interests
3. Demonstrated volunteer service to IEEE
4. Involvement in either IEEE Young Professionals or WIE programs
The Decision Process
The Grants Committee of the IEEE Canadian Foundation will review and rank the
nominations, and forward their recomendations to the Board of Directors
of the IEEE Canadian Foundation, who will determine the recipient at
their first meeting of each year, normally held in early April.
Payment will be made directly to the individual.
A framed certificate will be presented to the Prize winner by
the Section Chair at a suitable IEEE Section or National Meeting.
The deadline for receiving nominations is March 15.
The recipient will be notified within a week following
the Board meeting.