Deadline Approaching: The IEEE Life Member Fellowship in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology, 2018-2019


Job Type: Fellowship

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

The IEEE Life Members Fellowship in the History of Electrical and Computing Technology supports either one year of full-time graduate work in the history of electrical or computer science or technology or a related field at a college or university of recognized standing, or up to one year of post-doctoral research for a scholar in this field who has received his or her Ph.D. within the past three years. This award is supported by the IEEE Life Members Committee and administered by the IEEE History Center. The stipend is $17,000, with a research budget of up to $3,000. Recipients are normally expected to take up the Fellowship in the July of the year that it is awarded. Fellowship checks are normally mailed to the Fellow quarterly in July, October, January, and April. For Fellows in the southern hemisphere who follow the southern hemisphere academic year, arrangements can be made to mail the checks in December (two quarters worth), March, and June.

Pre-doctoral fellows must pursue full-time graduate work and evidence of satisfactory academic performance is required . In addition, pre-doctoral recipients may not hold or subsequently receive other fellowships, but they may earn up to $5,000 for work that is directly related to their graduate studies.. These restrictions do not apply to post-doctoral applicants.

The Fellow is selected on the basis of the candidate’s potential for pursuing research in, and contributing to, the field of the history of technology. The deadline for completed applications for the 2018-2019 Fellowship year is 1 February 2018. More information, contact information, and an application form are available at:

Posted: November 28, 2017