The aim of this initiative is to award the outstanding students’ work carried out at undergraduate or postgraduate level.

Students can send their articles to and a group of knowledgeable academics and professionals will evaluate them to select the first three winners.

Students Eligibility

  • Any undergraduate and postgraduate student with Communication Society membership
  • Applicants should be residents of any country in the LA region.

Papers selection Criteria

  • The articles should be in communication areas: optical, networking, satellital, wireless, protocols, etc.
  • The submission ownership can be single or by a team of up to 4 people.
  • The submission should have not been published elsewhere (IEEE publications  or conferences).
  • The submissions will be divided in two categories: undergraduate and postgraduate student members to select three winners in each category.
  • Submissions should be no longer than 3,000 words using the IEEE paper format.


  • 1st place:  $1,500 USD
  • 2nd place: $1,000 USD
  • 3rd place:     $500 USD


Dates to remember

  • November 20th, 2020 Open date for submissions
  • December 4th, 2020: Closing date for submissions
  • December 11th, 2020: Winners announcement

We look forward to as many students as possible participating in this competition. There are only 2 weeks for preparing the paper, but it is worth it. The awards are awesome!

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