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Foundation for Amateur Radio – Scholarship Information & Application

College Scholarships, time to apply! The Foundation for Amateur Radio, Inc. will be awarding a total of 54 scholarships, worth an aggregate of $100,575 for the 2018/2019 academic year. Those scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000 each. MARCO sponsors one of the scholarships available. Ours is intended for those with amateur radio licenses, who want to study a field within the healing arts. Note applicants often get awarded multiple scholarships! Spread the word! Foundation for Amateur...

ARRL Foundation Announces Two New Scholarships

Starting in 2018, the ARRL Foundation will offer two new scholarships for radio amateurs pursuing post-secondary education. They have been established by the Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO) and by the Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club (SVARC). The MARCO scholarship will provide financial assistance for the educational expenses of a radio amateur pursuing higher education in the healing arts and who is performing at a high academic level (grade point average of at least 3.0). The applicant’s field of study may include, but is not necessarily limited to, medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing, pharmacology, emergency medicine (EMT), or radiology. Preference will go to undergraduates and to those in certificate programs, but graduate students also may apply. Applicants should provide details regarding their involvement in Amateur Radio-related volunteer and/or public service activities. If possible, they should demonstrate a desire to encourage others in the healing arts to become Amateur Radio licensees. The scholarship award of $500 annually is to cover the costs of tuition, books, fees, and other educational expenses. The Shenandoah Valley Amateur Radio Club Scholarship will provide financial assistance for the educational expenses of a radio amateur enrolled in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university and pursuing a degree in a business, science, math, engineering, or technology-related field. Preference will be given to applicants who live in the Virginia counties of Page, Shenandoah, Warren, or Clarke, or in the City of Winchester, or living in the West Virginia counties of Hampshire, Jefferson, or Berkeley. If no qualified applicant is identified, the scholarship may be awarded to any applicant residing in Virginia who meets the other eligibility requirements. The award is intended exclusively to cover the costs of tuition, room, board, books, and/or other fees essential to the advanced education of the recipient. The ARRL Foundation shall determine award recipients to be academically superior and the best...