The scholarship has been established for students attending Washington State University - Tri-Cities. The first scholarship will be awarded for the 2011-2012 academic year, with the award recipient announced at the Tri-Cities Engineers Week Banquet in February 2011.

To donate, make checks payable to IEEE Foundation, with "IEEE Jim Thomas Memorial Fund" noted on the check. Mail checks to the following address:

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