The IEEE Continuing Education Travel Award

The Continuing Education Travel Award is on hold for 2021, as the conference will be held online.

Stipend to attend the SLA Annual Meeting. IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, is sponsoring for SLA Engineering Community members a travel stipend up to $1000 toward payment of expenses incurred while attending a Continuing Education or Engineering Community sponsored course offered at the 2020 SLA Annual Conference on October 15-18 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

This award will be presented at the Engineering Community awards event at the 2020 SLA Annual Conference on October 15-18 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.  Award winners will receive ONE complementary ticket to the awards event. 

  1. Be a member of the SLA Engineering Community in good standing at the time of applying for the award.
  2. Submit a personal statement up to 1000 words explaining how you expect to benefit professionally from a continuing education or Engineering Community course at the annual conference.
Instructions for submission: Submit your application by April 1, 2020. Provide your name, address, telephone number, and email address, and statement to:  Jay Bhatt, 

Notification: Applicants will receive notification on award status by April 15, 2020.

The award check will be presented at the SLA conference. The award recipient’s name will be posted to the Engineering Community's website. An announcement and introduction of the award recipient will be posted to the Engineering Community website or to SLA Connect.

The award winner will be required to submit an article to the Engineering Community Awards Committee for publication to SLA Connect, within twelve months of completion on how the course helped them professionally.