IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Plus Initiative

IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Plus Initiative is a transformational scholarship program ensuring the future of the power & energy sector.

IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Plus Initiative

IEEE Power & Energy Scholarship Plus Initiative is a transformational scholarship program ensuring the future of the power & energy sector.

The IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative is committed to shaping the future of the power and energy industry. The goal of the undergraduate engineering scholarships is to attract highly qualified engineering students to the field. These are the very individuals who will one day develop new green technologies, build the smart grid and change the way we generate and use power. The IEEE PES Scholarship supports these promising students through financial assistance and work experiences so they are poised to make an impact across the power and energy industry.

1,800+

scholarships awarded to nearly 1,100 EE students in US, Canada & Puerto Rico

25%

of PES Scholars are female

600+

PES Scholar Alumni working full time

Headshot of Peter Sauer

Growing the Engineers of the Future

In 2022, Peter W.  Sauer, long-time IEEE volunteer who was better known in IEEE circles as ‘Pete’, was presented with the IEEE Nikola Tesla Award for his contributions to dynamic modeling and…

Bahman Hovieda IEEE

Empowering Others to do Their Very Best

During the 2022 IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Transmission and Distribution Conference & Exposition (T&D), Bahman Hovieda was everywhere: being recognized at the opening ceremony, speaking at a special luncheon for donors…

Marina Chamsi IEEE

Helping to Eradicate Barriers in the Engineering Field for Women

With her determined, adventurous and enthusiastic spirit, Marina Chamsi, a ‘21-‘22 Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative Sahazizian Scholar recipient, is a recent Electrical Engineering graduate from McGill University. She…

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