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2021 ARRL Scholarship Program Application

2021 ARRL Scholarship Program Will Open October 1, 2020

Thank you for visiting the ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program.  Applications for the 2021 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted between midnight October 1, 2020 and 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time on December 31, 2020. Transcripts and any additional required documents must be received by Monday, January 11, 2021. Applications without accompanying transcripts and documents will not be considered.

Questions?  Contact the ARRL Foundation at foundation@arrl.org, or call 860-594-0348.

General Scholarship Application Guidelines

  • Scholarships are awarded for the academic year that will begin no earlier than May 31st following the application deadline.
  • Transcripts must cover your entire high school career to date and, if in college, must include all semesters for which grades have been awarded.  If you are applying for graduate school assistance, high school transcripts are not necessary.
  • Some scholarships require additional documentation such as a letter of recommendation from a sitting Officer of an ARRL-affiliated club. You will not be considered for these scholarships unless you provide the required documents.
  • Some scholarships require attendance at specified schools or at schools within specified areas or states.  Scholarships may also require enrollment within certain major fields of study.  You will not be considered for these scholarships unless your application clearly provides the necessary qualifying information.
  • Do not apply for scholarships for which you are not eligible.

Scholarship Application

I am an FCC licensed Amateur Radio operator holding a valid call sign *

If you are not an FCC licensed Amateur Radio operator with a valid call sign, you are not eligible for these scholarships.

I am attending an institution of higher learning in the Fall of 2020 *

If you are not attending an institution of higher learning in the fall of 2020, you are not eligible for these scholarships.

A call sign is administered by the FCC to an individual upon taking an authorized Amateur Radio exam.

Enter as E,A,G, or T

Month and Year as mm/yyyy

Enter as mm/dd/yyyy

enter mailing address

Enter as CT, NC, WA etc.

Include area code

Are you a United States citizen?

Enter Numbers Only, e.g., 3.0 - No Text

Enter GPA system basis, e.g. 4.0

(i.e., College Freshman, 1 year Masters, etc.)

Enter Numbers Only, e.g. 3.0 - No Text

Enter GPA system basis, e.g. 4.0 or NONE if not available

Enter Numbers Only, e.g. 3.0 - No Text

Enter GPA system basis, e.g. 4.0 or NONE if not applicable

Include year received

Enter most recent 4 years of service

Are you an ARRL Member? *

Enter most recent 4 years and year of service

Current college or university choice(s) or current college or university attending

Include Tuition, Room & Board, Books

Enter NONE, if not applicable or enter other scholarships or awards and amounts

Enter as xx%

Enter NONE, if not applicable or enter as xx%

Enter NONE, if not applicable or enter as xx%

Enter NONE, if not applicable or enter as xx%

Enter NONE, if not applicable

enter NONE, if not applicable

enter NONE, if not applicable

enter N/A if not applicable

Enter only if you are NOT claimed as a dependent or enter NONE, if not applicable

Enter full name and contact information - your reference will be contacted only if the scholarship committee requires additional information

Enter full name and contact information - your refrence will be contacted only if the scholarship committee requires additional information

Enter full name and contact infromation - your reference will be contacted only if the scholarship committee requires additional information

Special Note: ALL fields are required. Applicants MUST make a YES or NO selection for EACH scholarship, and should check the description for each scholarship and select YES ONLY for those award for which they qualify.

ARRL General Fund Scholarship *

ARRL Goldwater Scholarship *

ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Scholarship *

Must submit a letter of recommendation from a sitting officer of an ARRL-affiliated club attesting to the applicant's regular activity on the amateur radio spectrum and within the amateur radio community

Chick Allen, NW3Y *

Atlanta Radio Club *

Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) *

Must show proof of amateur radio activity during the previous year; must submit three (3) years of transcripts; must submit three (3) letters of recommendation from teachers, local radio club officers and/or others with familiarity with the applicant's ch

Ernest and Marcia Baulch *

Richard Bendicksen, N7ZL *

William Bennett, W7PHO *

Rev. Paul E. Bittner, W0AIH *

Byron Blanchard, N1EKV *

Henry Broughton K2AE *

Mary Lou Brown *

William Gordan Buckner *

L.B.Cebik and Jean Cebik *

Central Arizona DX Association *

Challenge Met *

Documentation of learning disability required by school or physician and indications that the applicant is putting forth substantial effort regardless of the resulting academic grades

Tom and Judith Comstock *

Irving Cook WAØCGS *

Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial *

James Cothran, KD3NI *

CTRI / Chris Seeber, KA1GEU *

Dayton Amateur Radio Assn *

Jake McClain Driver, KC5WXA *

Must provide at least one QSL card received within the past 12 months

East Coast Amateur Radio Service (ECARS) *

New England FEMARA Scholarship *

Charles N. Fisher Memorial *

Frankford Radio Club (FRC) *

Alfred E. Friend, Jr., W4CF *

Walter Gallinghouse, K5DSL, Scholarship *

Ted and Itice Goldthorpe *

Paul and Helen L. Grauer *

K2TEO Martin J. Green Sr. *

RFinder LLC – Arthur L. Greenberg, W2LH, and Madeline Greenberg, W2EEO, Memorial Scholarship *

Gwinnett Amateur Radio Society *

Harry A. Hodges, W6YOO *

If applicant is an at-risk youth, must submit at least two counselor or teacher recommendations as to how and why they have turned their lives around

IRARC/Joseph Rubino *

Richard G. Kirkpatrick, K8WU, Memorial Scholarship *

David Knaus Memorial Scholarship *

Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial *

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial *

Louisiana Memorial *

Manley, K7LMZ, and Pitchford, WW7ZZ *

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial *

Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO) *

Edmond A. Metzger *

Must be an ARRL member

Miller STEM Scholarship *

Mississippi Scholarship *

Must be an ARRL member

Wilse Morgan WX7P Memorial ARRL Northwestern Division Scholarship *

Must submit a letter of recommendation from an officer of an ARRL-affiliated club attesting to the applicant's regular activity in emergency communications, contesting, DXing or other activities which serve to exhibit the applicant's on-going active parti

Morris County Radio Club of New Jersey *

Wayne Nelson, KB4UT Memorial *

New England Amateur Radio Festival (NEAR-FEST) Memorial *

Fritz Nitsch, W4NTO *

North Texas Section Bob Nelson KB5BNU Memorial Scholarship *

North Fulton Amateur Radio League Scholarship Fund *

Must be an ARRL member; recipient shall provide the NFARL with a brief biography and plans for the future

Old Man International Sideband Society (OMISS) *

Recipients are to provide OMISS members with a brief report on his/her educational studies and amateur radio activities at the end of the school year

Olson K6GO and Binder NA6MB *

If an at-risk youth, must provide at least two counselor or teacher recommendations as to how and why they have turned their lives around

Orlando Hamcation *

Ozaukee Radio Club *

Must be under 26 years of age

Palomar Amateur Radio Club (PARC) *

Ray and Katie Pautz *

Must be an ARRL member

Peoria Area Amateur Radio Club Scholarship *

PHD Amateur Radio Association *

Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association (PPRAA) *

Potomac Valley Radio Club (PVRC) *

Doanld Riebhoff Memorial *

Bill and Ann Salerno Memorial *

Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club Scholarship *

Six Meter Club of Chicago *

Carole J. Streeter *

Robert and Donna Streeter *

L. Phil and Alice J. Wicker *

Homer V. Thompson, W4CWV, and Annette P. Thompson, W4LKM, Memorial Scholarship Endowed *

Alan G. Thorpe, K1TMW *

Gary Wagner K3OMI *

Francis Walton *

Richard Warren K6OBS Memorial Scholarship *

If an at-risk youth, must provide at least two counselor or teacher recommendations as to how and why they have turned their lives around

Allen and Bertha Watson Memorial Scholarship *

Betty Weatherford *

William C. Winscott *

YASME Foundation *

Yankee Clipper Contest Club *

You've Got a Friend in PA *

Must be an ARRL member

*All applications MUST be accompanied by applicant's most recent transcripts covering a FULL academic year. All supporting documents must be received by January 13, 2020.
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I hereby attest that I understand the award terms and that the foregoing information provided by me is true to the best of my knowledge.
If I am granted a scholarship by The ARRL Foundation, Inc., I will permit my name to be used for publicity releases to further the aims and purposes of The ARRL Foundation, Inc. including providing my contact information to the sponsor of the scholarship.

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Before pressing SUBMIT, review your application for completion or your application will not be accepted.