Pre-University Grant Program

IEEE NH Section 2021 Pre-University Grant Program

The IEEE,, is the world’s largest professional organization for the advancement of technology.  It recognizes the importance of promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to students in grades K – 12 as a means of fostering interest and stimulating career path choices in these areas. The IEEE NH Section,, supports these goals by listing STEM Resources in New Hampshire and by offering Grants in two categories: (a) awards to schools and organizations for unique STEM projects and activities and (b) awards to individual teachers for developing or implementing novel cloud computing applications in the classroom.

Schools, organizations, and teachers are encouraged to apply for grants in either category.  Note that prior grant recipients are eligible and encouraged to apply. A single application period will be open from September 6th to November 5th. Application letters should address the items listed in the table below and submitted to the IEEE NH Section Pre-University Committee, Ayse Kalkan-Savoy at:

Pre-U Grant Category STEM Virtualization
Objective: STEM grants are awarded to schools and organizations within NH to fund innovative projects that promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) to students in grades K – 12. Virtualization grants are awarded to individual teachers for developing novel and interactive ways to apply this technology in a classroom setting either for the students use or for their use as an educational tool.
Application letter to include: 1: School or organization
2: Contact name and address
3: Description of activity or project
4: Requested funding amount, $500 max.  Include details on material and fees
5: Number of students participating in project
6: Date funding is needed, duration of project
7: Any opportunities that grant may be used to leverage to additional funding.
8: Additional information pertinent to the organization or project
1: School or organization
2: Contact name and address
3: Description of how the cloud is used in the classroom
4: Number of students or classes that are using it
5: Description of course topics
6: Reason for developing the application or implement cloud computing in the classroom
7: Additional information pertinent to applicant, organization or project
Max Award Amount:  $500  $250
Selection Criteria: – First time applicants receive preference
– Project relevance toward STEM activities
– Number of participating students
– Financial need
– Novelty of virtualization development
– Unique implementation in classroom setting
– Demonstration of teacher’s professional development

All applications received by the closing date will be reviewed by the IEEE NH Section Pre-University Committee.  Winners will be announced mid-December.

Grant recipients will be required to:

  1. Submit a brief final report, with pictures, for publication in our monthly newsletter.
  2. Advertise or acknowledge the IEEE NH Section in an appropriate manner.

Questions can be sent to:

Prior Award Recipients:

2020 Award Recipients

2017 Award Recipients