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Thursday, December 29, 2005

IEEE Foundation Announces 2006 Grant Application Deadlines

IEEE Foundation Announces 2006 Grant Application Deadlines

29 Dec. -- The IEEE Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the IEEE, will accept unsolicited applications for new and innovative projects that seek to improve the worldwide technological literacy of society from childhood through adulthood. Applications will be accepted throughout 2006.

Projects should:

1. Improve primary and secondary math and science learning
2. Prepare pre-university students to consider engineering as a career path
3. Increase active interest in engineering and science
4. Preserve the history of IEEE associated technologies
5. Tap the technological expertise of IEEE members

Grant Applications will not be funded without the approval of the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors. The approval of grants, including funding arrangements, is announced within one month after each IEEE Foundation Board meeting.

Deadlines for Applications:

January 7, 2006 March 2006 meeting

April 15, 2006 June 2006 meeting

September 16, 2006 November 2006 meeting

To learn more about the IEEE Foundation’s grant guidelines, and to submit an online application, visit us on the web at www.ieeefoundation.org.