Undergraduate Student Awards

Each year, EECS undergraduate students are selected to receive a variety of awards based on scholarship, research, service, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Awards are available at the College level (College of Engineering Awards) and through the EECS department.

How to Apply for EECS Awards

Computer Engineering and Electrical Engineering students are encouraged to apply for EECS awards. To do so, click on the link below that corresponds to your major program and fill out the application. Upon completion of the EECS Awards application, you will be directed to the College of Engineering Award Nomination Form. Please also consider applying for CoE awards.

The deadline to apply for awards is January 3, 2024 at 11:59pm.

If you have any questions throughout the process, please contact the ECE Undergraduate Advising Office (3415 EECS, [email protected]).

EECS Award Descriptions

The Collaboration, Respect, and Inclusion Award is given to students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and made significant contributions to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion with clear impacts as a result of these efforts. $1,000 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. $1,000 award.

The Community Impact Award is given to students who enhance departmental excellence by fostering a supportive climate, promoting collaborative work and learning, and investing time and energy to create a sense of belonging for all members of our community. $1,000 award.

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. $1,000 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. $1,000 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. $1,000 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. $500 award.

Past Award Winners

2023-24 EECS Undergraduate Student Awards
2022-23 EECS Undergraduate Student Awards
2021-22 EECS Undergraduate Student Awards
2021-22 CoE Undergraduate Student Awards
2020-21 EECS Undergraduate Student Awards
2020-21 CoE Undergraduate Student Awards
2019-20 Undergraduate Student Awards
2018-19 Undergraduate Student Awards
2017-18 Undergraduate Student Awards
2016-17 Undergraduate Student Awards
2015-16 Undergraduate Student Awards
2014-15 Undergraduate Student Awards
2013-14 Undergraduate Student Awards