Announcing 2023 IEEE TryEngineering STEM Grantees


The IEEE TryEngineering STEM Portal Grant Program is designed to spur STEM outreach and innovation by providing funding to IEEE volunteers to develop new STEM programs or enhance (or maintain) existing programs. The programs engage with students, teachers, parents, and volunteers all over the world, providing opportunities for STEM exposure, learning, and training. Together, the 2021 and 2022 grant cycles awarded over $76,000 to 43 Grantees and representing six IEEE Regions. 

2023 IEEE TryEngineering STEM Portal Grant Cycle

This year, a total of 43 grant program applicants were selected to receive a combined funding of $39,981.44. The grants awarded were categorized into the following levels:

  • Inspire Level (Each awarded $1,001 to $2,000) – 8 programs awarded totaling $15,735
  • Share Level (Each awarded $501 to $1,000) – 17 programs awarded totaling $16,098.61
  • Introductory Level (Each awarded up to $500) – 18 programs awarded totaling $8,147.83 

Donations to the IEEE TryEngineering Fund of the IEEE Foundation and support from the IEEE Communications Society helped ensure the maximum number of grants could be awarded.

Congratulations to the 2023 Grantees:

Introductory Level (Up to $500 each)

  • Alamo STEM Ecosystem – Careers in Engineering ($500) IEEE Lone Star Section, R5
  • Climate Change: Take Action! – Learning SDGs 7/12/13 in 30 Minutes ($500) IEEE Hong Kong Section Education Chapter, R10
  • Electric Adventures: How Do Generators Work? ($296) IEEE Student Branch, Multimedia University R10
  • Encouraging Girls in STEM: Workshop on Electrical & Electronics ($500) IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society, MALAYSIA CHAPTER, R10
  • ENGAGE ($395) IEEE Student Branch, NSS College of Engineering, R10
  • Foundations of Cyber Security Workshop – ($500) IEEE M H Saboo Siddik College of Engineering, R10
  • Fun and Hacks on all Decks! ($400) IEEE Student Branch Magdeburg, R8
  • Fun With Electronics ($450) IEEE Women In Engineering Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, R10
  • IEEE Ecuador STEM Camps ($500) IEEE Ecuador Section, R9 *ComSoc Award Recipient*
  • Innovatio ($500) IEEE Women In Engineering Student Branch Affinity Group of SLTC Research University, R10
  • Midwest Robotics ($498.50) IEEE Southwestern US Section, R5
  • Navigating the Male-Dominated World of STEM: Tips and Tricks for Success ($500) IEEE Women In Engineering Enugu State University of Science and Technology, R8
  • PyCamp ($315) IEEE Kerala Section SIGHT, R10
  • Pythonic Puzzle ($500) IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, R10
  • STEM Project-Based Learning Workshop 1.0 ($500) IEEE Women In Engineering S.A Engineering College, R10
  • VRIDDHI (Growth) ($465) IEEE Student Branch Govt Engineering College- Barton Hill, R10
  • 2-Day Web Development Workshop ($428.33) IEEE Student Branch MACE, R10
  • Workshop on UAV ($400) IEEE Student Branch TKM College of Engineering, R10

Share Level ($501 to $1,000)

  • Arduino Youth Exhibit (AYE) ($667) IEEE Student Branch, Multimedia University R10
  • Building the Skies: A STEM Workshop for Students on Drone Design & Flight ($1,000) IEEE Bangalore Section Jt. Chapter, R10
  • Connecting Pre-University Students with Computing: A Two-Day Workshop to Explore the Exciting World of Informatics ($1,000) IEEE Student Branch IPB University, R10
  • Design Your Own Circuit with Eagle PCB ($1,000) IEEE Electron Devices Society, R10
  • Electronics with Coding and Robotics @ Malaysia North Region ($1,000) IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) Malaysia Chapter, R10
  • EMpower Windsor ($730) IEEE Windsor Section Young Professionals, R10
  • Enhancing STEM Interest through 5G IoT based Smart Farming Hands-On Workshops ($1,000) IEEE ComSoc/VTS Joint Chapter Malaysia, R10
  • IEEE Junior ($1,000) IEEE Student Branch National Engineering School of Sfax (ENIS), R8
  • IEEE Robotics Workshop: Build your own Robot ($1,000) IEEE Madras Section, R10
  • IEEE STEAM Experience at UNED-TEC Costa Rica through Game Jams ($1,000) IEEE Costa Rica Section, R9
  • IoT Workshop – Learn, Create and Innovate ($992.71) IEEE Student Branch, RVCE, R10 *ComSoc Award Recipient*
  • Light Up Nigeria: IEEE Renewable Energy Program For Schools ($1,000) IEEE Unizik Section, R8
  • Mobile App Development ($1,000) IEEE Student Branch Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, R10
  • STEM Career Forum for Girls ($1,000) IEEE Student Branch Univ Central, R9
  • STEM Vocational Conference ($721.90) IEEE Women In Engineering UNMSM, R9
  • Sustainable Technology and Renewable Energy for Adaptive Management of Disasters 2023 ($997) IEEE Education Society Kerala Chapter, R10
  • The Biomedical Engineering Camp on Physiological Sensor ($990) IEEE Thailand Section, R10

Inspire Level ($1,001 to $2,000)

  • Engage Government School Children via STEM Technology ($2,000) IEEE Educational Activities Committee, Islamabad Section, R10
  • Exploring the Fundamentals of Robotics ($2,000) Purdue University NorthWest, Assistant Professor and IEEE Student Activities chair Calumet Chapter, R4
  • IEEE Women in AeroSTEM Experiential Program for Pre-University Students ($1,935) IEEE Student Branch KPRIET, R10
  • STEAM for Social Good ($2,000) IEEE Kerala Section Education Society and IEEE Kerala Section SIGHT
  • STEM It Right! ($2,000) IEEE Malaysia Section
  • STEMPORIUM – STEM for Everyone: An Outreach Program ($2,000) IEEE Power and Energy Society, R10
  • TVET Makers Week ($2,000) IEEE Malaysia Section, R10
  • Wear the Internet with Style ($1,800) IEEE Swinburne Sarawak Student Branch and IEEE Sarawak Subsection, R10

To find out how you can support important IEEE initiatives, contact the IEEE Foundation. You also can simply make a donation online.

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