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PLEASE NOTE THESE FAQ's ONLY APPLY TO THE IEEE-LEVEL MEDALS, TECHNICAL FIELD AWARDS, AND RECOGNITIONS.

May I nominate myself for an award?

Self nominations are not permitted for IEEE-level awards. You must be nominated by someone.

Who is eligible to be considered for an Award?

Any individual who is currently not serving on the IEEE Board of Directors, IEEE Awards Board, or the Technical Field Award Council/Medals Council/Recognitions Council and the respective selection committee.

A candidate also cannot be a previous recipient of another IEEE-level award for the same contributions. However, a candidate can  move up the awards hierarchy (as listed below in order).

- Medal of Honor

- Medals

- Technical Field Award

- Recognitions

When is the deadline?

Medals and Recognition - 15 June (annually)

Technical Field Awards - 15 January (annually)

Who is eligible to endorse?

Any individual who is currently not serving on the IEEE Board of Directors, IEEE Awards Board, or the Technical Field Award Council/Medals Council/Recognitions Council, and the respective selection committee. 

How many endorsers are required?

Minimum of 3 and maximum of 5.

Where can I find a description of each award and the technical discipline?

Where are the awards presented?

The IEEE Technical Field Awards are presented at various IEEE sponsored conferences. 

The IEEE Medals and Recognitions are presented at the IEEE VIC SUMMIT and Honors Ceremony.

Where can I find guidelines on submitting a nomination?

Who are some of the past recipients?


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