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The 2021 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program Is Now Closed

Welcome! The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program is currently closed. More than 100 scholarships ranging from $500 to $25,000 will be awarded in 2021.

Applications for the 2021 ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program will be accepted between midnight October 1, 2020 and 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time December 31, 2020. Transcripts must be received by January 11, 2021. 

All applicants must be active, FCC-licensed amateur radio operators [NOTE: Active foreign amateur radio operators are eligible for the ARDC Scholarships]. All applicants must submit a completed online application and forward a PDF of their academic transcript from their most recently completed school year to by Monday, January 11, 2021. A number of scholarships require additional documents, such as a letter of recommendation from a sitting Officer of an ARRL-affiliated club. These should also be submitted to Applications without accompanying transcripts and additional required documents (if applicable) will not be considered.

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee will review all applicants for eligibility and award decisions.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in May 2021 via USPS mail and email. 

How to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship: 

Individuals, groups or clubs wishing to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship should go to the Sample Terms of Reference.  If more information is needed, please contact the ARRL Foundation by email at or call Melissa Stemmer, KA7CLO, 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