Vishnu Sankar, a fourth-year Electronics and Communication Engineering student of KMCT College of Engineering here has won the Richard E. Merwin scholarship to the tune of USD 1150 from the IEEE Computer Society, for his exemplary volunteering efforts for the society and the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE ). He is currently the technical coordinator of the IEEE Kerala Section Student Activities Committee. He is also the vice-chairman of IEEE Computer Society, India Council. With this scholarship, he will now be a Student Ambassador of the Computer Society. Mr. Vishnu is one of the 16 students selected for the scholarship.