Hawaii ARRL News, 14 October 2017, 0700 UTC, Post #341.
Reporter: HQ ARRL and Stacy (Darren) Holbrook (KH6OWL), ARRL PIO for Honolulu.
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A college or university education is an expensive venture these days. Many students and their families will incur a long-lasting debt to insure a professional education and a possibly rewarding career in science and technology. You can make that effort less painful by recommending a deserving student radio amateur for an ARRL scholarship.
Here’s an article from Stacy (Darren) Holbrook (KH6OWL) which addresses the scholarship issue:
The ARRL Foundation Scholarship program is now accepting applications from eligible applicants. The deadline to submit applications is January 31, 2018. Allapplicants must be FCC-licensed radio amateurs, and many scholarships have other specific requirements, such as intended area of study, ARRL Division, Section, or state, and license class.
This year, the Foundation Board of Directors is offering several new scholarships. These include The Old Man International Sideband Society Scholarship; The K6GO Gale Olson and NA6MB Mike Bender Scholarship; The Harry A. Hodges, W6YOO, Scholarship; the Medical Amateur Radio Council (MARCO) Scholarship, and The Ladies Amateur Radio Association of Orange County Scholarship.
Applicants should review all scholarship descriptions and check off the ones for which they are eligible. More information is on the ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program page.
If you know of a student ham radio operator that needs financial support for his/her education, please contact the ARRL.
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section