Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria Award 2019

Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria Award 2019 is

PRESENTED BY

Hope Foundation and Research Centre (Hope Foundation) – A Project by Finolex

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, India Council

and

Women in Engineering Affinity Group, IEEE Pune Section

 

ABOUT AWARDS

The Late Shri Pralhad P. Chhabria Awards presented by Hope Foundation and Research Centre in association with IEEE India Council and WIE Affinity Group, IEEE Pune Section is instituted to honour academic and professional achievements of young women engineers. The award is intended to encourage, support and help the ‘women-in-engineering community’ to grow and achieve success.

It has been Late Shri Pralhad P Chhabria’s dream to empower women and instill in them the confidence to believe in their abilities to make the society better. He believed that women have the ability to take what they have and bring about a change in their families, their work place and their society. They are by nature givers, which gives them the ability to do good for all around them. He always encouraged female students to be courageous to pursue their professional and personal aspirations and not allow gender biases hinder their path to success. 

In his honour, Hope Foundation and Research Centre, IEEE India Council and Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group, IEEE Pune Section has announced two awards that are designed to recognize and applaud outstanding female student/s specifically from the faculties of Science, Engineering or Technology as well as young women Scientists, Engineers or Technocrats who are in their early career stage.

 

WINNERS OF 2018 AWARDS

1)     Best Outgoing Female Student – Ms Jayati Vijaywargiya

2)     Best Female Engineer (Early Career) – Dr. Soma Biswas

 

DESCRIPTION OF THE AWARDS

These two awards are designed to recognize and applaud outstanding female student/s specifically from the faculties of science, engineering or technology as well as young women scientists / engineers / technocrats who are in their early career.

 The Award

  1.        Award I –   Best Outgoing Female Student (from faculty of Science / Engineering / Technology)
  2.       Award II – Best Female Engineer / Scientist / Technocrat (working professional -Early Career Stage)

 

ELIGIBILITY     

Award Nominee must be an

  1.        IEEE Student  Member for Award 1 and IEEE Member  for Award II for at least 2 years prior to the date that the Application Opens
  2.       An IEEE woman in engineering membership is desirable though not necessary.
  3.        Indian National
  4.      Award I

The award is open to Female Students pursuing Science, Engineering or Technology education in India, who is in the final year of her studies and has been an outstanding achiever throughout her education. Demonstration of originality and innovation in the respective field/s of work is mandatory.*

    5.  Award II

The award is open to Women in Science, Technology or Engineering actively working for 3-7 years in India in the field of her related knowledge and skills for economic development of the community and /or country. Demonstration of originality and innovation in the respective field/s of work is mandatory. *

* Jury may change and elevate the eligible criterion depending on the number of applications received.  Jury’s decision shall remain final. 

 

PRIZE

  1.   Award I
  •          Cash prize of Rs. 1,25,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Twenty Five Thousand only). Taxes as applicable shall be deducted from this prize money.  
  •          A medal
  •          A citation

 

  1.   Award II
  •          Cash prize of Rs. 1,25,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Twenty Five Thousand only). Taxes as applicable shall be deducted from this prize money.  
  •          A medal  
  •          A citation

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Important Dates

1. Application Opens – 01 October, 2018

2. Application Closes – 20 January, 2019

3. Winner Announcement – 12 March, 2019

  

To apply and know more details, visit

www.hfrc-ieeeawards.org

www.sites.ieee.org/indiacouncil

www.ieeepunesection.org

 

Contact Details:

Convener, HFRC-IEEE Awards, P-14, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, MIDC Phase I, Hinjawadi, Pune – 411 057

Phone – +91 20 22933441  |  Email – info@hfrc-ieeeawards.org  |  Website – hfrc-ieeeawards.org

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