Scholarship Program

2015 ARRL Scholarship Program Is Now Closed

Thank you for visiting the ARRL Foundation Scholarship program.  The deadline for submitting applications closed on January 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time. 

If you completed an on-line application, please note that you must also forward a pdf of your academic transcript from your most recently completed school year to by February 13, 2015.  Applications without accompanying transcripts will not be considered.

Applicants for the William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship must also submit a pdf of their FAFSA form to by February 13, 2015 as well as a copy of their academic transcript.

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee will review all applicants for eligibility and award decisions.  Scholarship recipients will be notified in May 2015 by USPS mail and email. 

Applications for the 2016 ARRL Foundation scholarship program will be accepted between midnight, October 1, 2015 and 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time January 31, 2016.  Transcripts must be received by February 12, 2016. 

Please read all scholarship eligibilility requirements carefully.  All applicants must be active, FCC-licensed Amateur Radio operators and must be attending school in the United States.

More than 80 scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 are awarded through the ARRL Foundation Scholarship program.  In addition, one applicant is selected for the prestigious William R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship, awarded to a high school senior pursuing a degree in business, computers, medical, nursing, engineering or science. 

How to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship:

Individuals, groups or clubs wishing to establish an ARRL Foundation Scholarship should go to to the Sample Terms of Reference.  If more information is needed, contact the 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