Klouda Memorial Scholarship

IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship Award

The IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of James C. Klouda and his professional career in the field of electromagnetic compatibility. The Scholarship Fund awards, on an annual basis, a scholarship to a qualified undergraduate student or graduate student who seeks an electrical engineering degree with emphasis in the field of electromagnetic compatibility or a related discipline, from an accredited US university or college.

Basis for Judging
Selection will be based on evaluation of the following criteria:

  • Evidence of maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • One referral letter from an individual who is qualified to evaluate the applicant’s academic accomplishments (e.g., professor, administrator, employer, internship organization)
  • Letter from the nominee explaining his/her educational goals and plans
  • Additional consideration will be afforded to scholarship applicants that reside in IEEE Region 4

$1000 Scholarship
EMCS student membership for one year


  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be enrolled as a full-time student in electrical engineering at an accredited university or college and inside the U.S. (no distance-learning or on-line course students are eligible)
  • Have completed freshman year in an electrical engineering program at an accredited university or college residing in the U.S.
  • Hold a grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Have completed college coursework in electromagnetic compatibility or in a related discipline
  • Cannot be a relative of current members of the IEEE Board of Governors and Officers at Large, the EMC-S Governing Board, the EMC-S Awards and Recognition Committee, the IEEE James C. Klouda Memorial Scholarship Committee, or IEEE staff.

Annually, at EMC Symposium

Maximum of one award per year

Nomination form for this category