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Undergraduate Student Awards

Each year, EECS undergraduate students are selected to receive a variety of awards based on scholarship, research, service, leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Awards are available at the College level (College of Engineering Awards) and through the EECS Department (for available awards, see below).

How to apply

Students enrolled in programs administered by CSE are encouraged to apply for EECS awards. To do so, click on the link below that corresponds to your major program and fill out the application.

Upon completion of the EECS Awards application, you will be directed to the College of Engineering Award Nomination Form; please also consider applying for CoE awards.

Deadline to apply for awards: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

  • If you are a Computer Engineering undergraduate, click here to apply.
  • If you are a Computer Science – Eng, Computer Science – LSA, or Data Science – Eng undergraduate, click here to apply.

If you have any questions throughout the process, please contact the Undergraduate Advising Office (2808 Beyster, 734-763-6563).

Available awards

The Outstanding Achievement Award is given to an outstanding senior from each program area: computer engineering, computer science, and electrical engineering, on the basis of overall achievement. High scholastic standing is important. $500 cash award.

The Outstanding Research Award is given to students who did an outstanding project over and above the requirements in a course or an independent project with a faculty member or graduate student. $500 cash award.

The Outstanding Service Award is given to students who have shown leadership of student organizations, service to the Department, College, or University, service to other students, service to the Community or any combination of these areas. $500 cash award.

The Commercialization/Entrepreneurship Award is given to students who exemplify a partnership of engineering and business through involvement or startup of a private business, patents, or partnerships with corporations to further their field of knowledge and interest. $500 cash award.

The William L. Everitt Student Award of Excellence is given to three students of senior standing in the areas of computer engineering, computer science, and electrical engineering, who are in the top 10% of their class, with an interest in communications and computers, and with professional interests and activities. Recipients receive a pen set from the International Engineering Consortium, and their name is engraved on a plaque. $100 cash award.