Awarded, when merited, to a student entering the Fourth year of an Electrical Engineering or Computer Science program. The recipient will be selected by the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Design in consultation with the IEEE Student Branch Counselor, and will have demonstrated academic excellence and a commitment to the McNaughton Centre and related IEEE activities. The McNaughton Centre was established to honour the late General Andrew G.L. McNaughton, scientist, soldier, politician, diplomat, and the inventor of the cathode-ray direction finder. Established in 1985, revised 1989, 2004, 2006. Donor: IEEE Canadian Foundation – founded in 1955 as the International Electrical, Electronics Conference (IEEC), and renamed the IEEE Canadian Foundation in 1992.