IEEE Canada Vehicular Technologies Research Grant
The Vehicular Technologies Conference ’98 generated a surplus. A part of
the surplus was presented to the IEEE Canada Board of Directors with the
stipulation that the funds be administered for the benefit of students.
IEEE Canada will distribute a part of the interest of this surplus as
the “IEEE Canada Vehicular Technologies Research Grant”.
To sponsor research projects related to Vehicular Technologies in an
institution (University or College) based in Canada.
Application deadline: November 1st
Selection of recipient(s): November
Region ExCom approval: December
Recipient notified: December
Candidates for this grant shall be IEEE Student Members in good standing
in a Canadian University or College, independent of the level of
study (college, undergraduate or graduate).
One grant of $1500 will be made to an official research group related to an
institution (University or College) based in Canada, per calendar year.
The application will contain at a minimum the following:
1. Name of the research group and the name of its related institution(s)
2. A description of the research groups aims with regards to ongoing and past research
3. A description of the current research projects undertaken by the group
4. A detailed description of the proposed research and why funding is required
5. An approval of the application by the research group supervisor
Basis of Selection
Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
1. Relevancy of the proposed research project with Vehicular Technologies technical field(s)
2. An evaluation of the groups research past and present, with regards to IEEE goals
3. Practical applications of the groups ongoing research projects
4. Percentage of the research group that are IEEE members
Applications will be directed to the IEEE Canada Administrative Assistant at the following
18 Robinhood Drive,
A cheque covering the amount of the grant will be issued to the
recipient research group (or to its related institution), no cheque will
be issued directly to an individual. In supplement, a letter of
congratulation by IEEE Canada will be sent to the recipient research