Call for participation
Earn points with every educational event you do and get the chance to win 500$.
The IEEE R8 Professional and Educational Activities subCommittee (PEASC) invites all IEEE R8 Sections to participate in the Alpha Engineers contest by organising events aiming to promote engineering to the society. The Section that will collect the most points by November 15th 2019, will win 500$
The Alpha Engineers Competition is a new program of IEEE R8 Professional and Educational Activities that aims at organizing events in order to promote engineering to community via various means.
Is your section interest in participating?
The Eligible Activities to earn contest points are:
- TISP Workshops (during or outside the TISP week);
- TISP 2.0 workshops;
- Engineering talks for parents;
- Working with children training workshops for the section ‘s volunteers;
- Career talks for upper level pupils;
- Online talks for schools;
- Participating in science fairs.
All events held from 1st of July until the 15th November 2019, are eligible for the contest.
The final deadline for an event to be submitted at the contest is the 22th November 2019 (please read the contest guidelines for further details). Make sure all the required information is included in your application, as described in the guidelines manual.
Events submissions without all the required information will not be considered as valid.
Submitting an Entry
All events submitted by the section should be accompanied by various evidence, depending on the event type. Read our Alpha Engineers Handbook for more details. Some of the required documentations are:
- Number of children, teachers, or parents present at the event;
- Lesson plans(s);
- Testimonies from guests;
- Teacher’s feedback forms, etc.
Please make sure that all documents are in the language in which they were delivered, accompanied by the translation in English.
Don’t miss the chance of winning 500$
Start your educational activities planning now and get ready to start earning points!
A Ranking table that will be refreshed weekly is available in our website https://ieeer8.org/category/technical-activities/professional-and-educational-activities/programs-professional-and-educational-activities/alpha-engineers/
The winning section will be announced on 1st December 2019.