Learn about the JCK Scholarship and Other Opportunities

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 or graduate student seeking an electrical engineering degree with emphasis in the field of EMC or a related discipline, from an accredited U.S. university or college. We hope that friends and relatives of our customers might benefit from this award as well so please inquire. Contact us for more details on the scholarship and how to apply (or see info below).

Administration:  IEEE EMC Society (EMC-S) will serve as administrator of the IEEE JCK Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee.

Eligibility:  The Scholarship Candidate must...

  • 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 in the U.S.
  • Hold a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • Have completed college coursework in electromagnetic compatability or in a related discipline

​Prize Items:  The Scholarship Fund will be used to fund on an annual basis the following annual expenses...

  • A maximum of US$1,000 for one student for school expenses (tuition, books, students fees)
  • A maximum of US$500 to cover travel expenses to/from the IEEE EMC Symposium and free admission to the symposium
  • EMC-S Student Membership for 12 months to one student
  • Presented to awardee at the annual IEEE EMC Symposium

Basis for Judging:

  • Evidence of maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • One referral letter from individual who is qualified to evaluate the applicant's academic accomplishments (e.g., professor, administrator, employer, intership organization)
  • Additional consideration will be afforded to scholarship applicants that reside in IEEE Region 4

Application Deadline: January 31st


Previous recipients: 

  • 2020 - Yin Sun, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • 2018 - Nicholas Erickson, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • 2017 - Nathan King, Boise State University
  • 2016 - Eric Pollmann, Georgia Institute of Technology (Video)
  • 2015 - Benjamin Conley, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • 2014 - Benjamin Toby, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Other scholarship opportunities and awards: 

IEEE EMC Society-Chicago Chapter Scholarship

The Chicago Chapter of the IEEE EMC Society has established a college scholarship program with scholarships to be awarded to an undergraduate or a graduate college student.

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