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Call for Project Proposal for IEEE Region 10 Humanitarian Technology Activities

IEEE Region 10 is encouraging to carry out Humanitarian Technology Activities in its sections for the benefit of underserved. IEEE also encourages to form a Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology (SIGHT) in the sections and to take up Humanitarian Technology activities. Kindly refer for details on SIGHT and its formations. All the members forming SIGHT are required to register online at .

IEEE Region 10 is inviting proposal(s) on Humanitarian projects from SIGHTs of respective sections of Region 10 to promote HT activities. Region 10 will provide support fund to carry out the project for underserved community in partnership with respective sections.

Following are the salient features of R10 supported HT activities:
–       Region 10 will provide 75% of the cost of the project or a maximum of US$750 in each case. It is expected that 25% of the cost of the project be borne by the respective section.
–       Region 10 will provide support to 8 (eight) select projects.
–       Such projects are expected to be completed in 2012 (Report to be submitted by 15 Dec 2012).
–       The project should clearly outline the aspect of scalability and self sustainability.
–       The project should be proposed by the SIGHT of that section and duly endorsed by the Section Chair.
–       The proposed budget should clearly mention the requirement of the fund from R10, support from the Section and from other sources (if any).
–       The proposal  for the project should be submitted in the following format:
* Name of Project:
* Name of Section:
* Name of Section SIGHT Coordinator:
* Name of Project leader :
* Name of project team members:
* Objective of the project (Maximum 200 words):
* How the project will serve the underserved (Maximum 500 words):
* Project outline (stating what form of Technology being used):
* How the project will be sustainable (Maximum 500 words):
* Proposed date of completion of the project and submission of report: dd/mm/yyyy (the date should not be later than 15 December 2012)
* Total fund required:
o   Support from R10: (75%  of project cost or US$750 whichever is less)
o   Support from the Section: (25%  of project cost or more)
o   Support from any other source (if any):

* Endorsement by Section Chair:  The project has got approval and support of section as detailed above.  (Signature of the Chair)

Please send project proposals to and cc.

Last date of receiving project proposals are 20th April 2012.


All India Student Congress 2011

The All India Student Congress is conglomeration of some of the most vibrant and most vivacious minds from different IEEE branches from all over the country. The AISC provides a stage for branches from across the nation to come together and share thoughts, ideas and the best practices, to learn and gain from each other, foster leadership growth and for students to interact with people and cultures from every corner of India.


This year the AISC comes to the capital of the Nation, New Delhi, Jamia Millia Islamia and Jamia Hamdard, both ideally located in the heart of the Capital, will provide maximum exposure and learning experiences for branches and student assimilating from different parts of the Country.


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Free COMSOC Membership

The IEEE Communications Society, the world’s leading communications organization, invites you to become a 2011 member – FREE of charge.
This membership offer with monthly digital delivery of IEEE Communications Magazine is limited to selected IEEE Members only.

Please respond by 31 July 2011.

Join IEEE ComSoc today!


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Call for Humanitarian Grant Applications

The IEEE Foundation accepts grant applications from charitable organizations, for new and innovative projects in January, April and September. The next date for grant applications is 22 April. Please submit your grant application using the online form.


Grant Applications are reviewed by a committee of the IEEE Foundation Board of Directors or the IEEE Life Members Committee. Approval of grants and funding arrangements are announced within one month of each IEEE Foundation Board meeting or IEEE Life Members Committee meeting. Please submit your grant application using the online form.

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Microsoft Software Offer for IEEE Student members


IEEE, in conjunction with Microsoft, is offering a wide selection of development software to IEEE Student members and Graduate Student members.

Steps to obtain software offer

In order to leverage the IEEE Student Member Microsoft Offer, please follow the steps below:

  • For new students, you can join IEEE online now and click on “Join IEEE as a Student member” (undergraduate or graduate students are eligible).
  • For existing student members, once you renew your membership for 2010, you will be included in this program.
  • Within approximately 8 days of your new application and payment being processed and accepted, a separate e-mail with user account and login information to access your free software will be sent to the e-mail address on your IEEE record.  Please make sure you provide your e-mail address because that is the only way you will receive information about the offer.
  • sample of the e-mail you will receive about the offer is below.
  • Your account information will be sent from <> or <>.
  • Use the login information you receive in the e-mail mentioned above.  You will then be able to download your FREE Microsoft development software.
  • Send any questions and please be sure to include your name and IEEE member number.


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