Scholarship Program

The 2017 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Is Now Open!

The ARRL Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible radio amateurs who are pursuing higher education.  More than 80 scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 will be awarded in 2017. 

All applicants must submit a completed online application.  Applicants must also forward a copy of their academic transcript(s) from their most recently completed school year to foundation@arrl.orgApplications without accompanying transcript(s) will not be considered. 

Please note:  Cell phone photos of transcript(s) will not be accepted.  All transcript(s) must be scanned into a pdf format and emailed to

Applications for the 2017 scholarship process must be received between midnight October 1, 2016 and 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time on January 31, 2017.  Transcripts must be received by Thursday, February 16, 2017.  

Students submitting applications for the 2017 process should read the scholarship descriptions carefully and apply only for those scholarships for which they are eligible - some scholarships have geographic criteria or other requirements.

Scholarship recipients are typically notified in mid-May by USPS mail and email.

How to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship:

Individuals, groups and clubs wishing to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship may review the Sample Terms of Reference.  For additional information, please contact ARRL Foundation by email at, or call Lauren Clarke, KB1YDD, at 860-594-0348.


  • Scholarship Descriptions

    Read eligibility requirements for ARRL Foundation Scholarships. Go Now

  • Scholarship Application

    Complete the ARRL Foundation Scholarship Form. Go Now