Recent Scholarship award by IEEE Canadian Foundation

Aziz Rakhimov awarded the 2023 Gargantini-Strybosch Scholarship

The Vancouver Section is pleased to announce that Aziz Rakhimov (UBC Okanagan) has been awarded the 2023 IEEE Canadian Foundation Gargantini-Strybosch Scholarship.

Awardees are expected to demonstrate brightness (in a broad well-rounded sense), integrity, engagement with their community, and commitment & enthusiasm for undergraduate study in fields of interest to IEEE.

Aziz is a second year electrical engineering student and the current chair of the IEEE UBC Okanagan Student Branch. Along with the student branch team shown in the photo below (with Aziz in the front row, second from the left), Aziz has organized multiple events at UBC Okanagan this past year including E-workshops & the IEEE Tech Industry Night.

UBC Okanagan IEEE Student Branch Executive, 2023

Aziz Rakhimov (front row, second from left) and the IEEE Student Branch executive, UBC Okanagan

The IEEE Canadian Foundation offers several scholarships in addition to the Gargantini-Strybosch scholarship.  For details on all of the IEEE Canadian Foundation Scholarships please visit:

IEEE Canadian Foundation (ICF) awards and scholarships

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