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Following is a listing of IEEE-USA Professionalism Awards, including links to information on each award, its purpose, form, frequency, eligibility, nomination and selection process, and presentation. Please contact awards@ieeeusa.org with any questions or concerns.

Robert S. Walleigh Distinguished Contributions to Engineering Professionalism Award

To honor members of the engineering profession for long-term dedicated effort and outstanding accomplishments in advancing the aims of IEEE professional activities in the United States.

Award for Distinguished Public Service

To honor individuals not currently in the practice of engineering for contributions to furthering the professional goals of IEEE in the United States. (These goals may by furthered by such means as promulgating laws or regulations benefiting the profession; influencing industrial environments to foster professionalism; creating curricula or publications designed to enhance professionalism; and other similar activities.)

George F. McClure Citation of Honor

To honor members who have made exemplary contributions toward achieving the aims of professional activities in the United States.

The IEEE-USA John Meredith Professional Service Award

To recognize key individuals for outstanding IEEE-USA volunteer efforts and contributions. Maximum of one award presented per year.

K-12 STEM Literacy Educator-Engineer Partnership Award

To honor pairs of K-12 educators and engineers that, through their joint collaboration, provide learning experiences to precollege students, support the education and curriculum requirements of their institution, promote and increase the math, science and engineering awareness of student participants, and/or support the educational goals of the IEEE and IEEE-USA.

IEEE-USA Entrepreneur Achievement Award for Leadership in Entrepreneurial Spirit

To recognize an IEEE member who has been instrumental in furthering both entrepreneurial growth and spirit in the United States.

IEEE-USA Jim Watson Student Professional Awareness Achievement Award

To recognize key individuals for their contributions to Student-Professional Awareness Activities in the United States.

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