Big Island ARRL News, 23 March 2017, 04:35 hrs, UTC, Post #153.
Author: Dave Prestel (W8AJR), FAR Scholarship Committee.
Accessed on 23 March 2017, 04:35 hrs, UTC.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, The Foundation for Amateur Radio, Inc. will administer 57 college/university scholarships worth more than $94,000.
According to FAR Scholarship Committee member Dave Prestel (W8AJR), incoming and current college/university students are eligible for FAR support under the following conditions:
“2017 Foundation for Amateur Radio Scholarship Information
The Foundation for Amateur Radio, Inc., will be administering a total of 57 scholarships, worth an aggregate of $94,575 for the 2017/2018 academic year. The scholarships range in value from $500 to $5,000 each.
All applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:
¤ Hold a valid US or foreign amateur radio license,
¤ Be enrolled, or have been accepted for enrollment, at an accredited university, college or technical school.
¤ Applicants who attend a school located outside of the United States must provide a brochure describing the school.
A complete list of the scholarships being offered may be found at:
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