What is the Scholarship?
Endowed through the generosity of the members of the ARRL Northwestern Division, in memory of Wilse Morgan a pioneer in Amateur Radio and a true Elmer to hundreds of hams, this scholarship is intended to provide funding for the educational expenses of a young Amateur Radio operator who is pursuing a degree at an institution of higher learning in specific curricula. Scholarships are for the exclusive use of the winner to be applied to tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses.
Who Can Apply?
Applicants residing in the ARRL Northwestern Division (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington), who are pursuing studies in engineering, medicine, science and business. Applicants must be an active in Amateur Radio, licensed as a General Class or higher Amateur Radio operator and submit a letter of recommendation from an officer of an ARRL affiliated club attesting to the applicant's regular activity in emergency communications, contesting, DXing and/or other activities which serve to exhibit the applicant's on-going active participation in Amateur Radio.
Where Can Funds Be Used?
At any institution of higher learning with an official FAFSA code. (This includes but not limited to: community colleges, state or private colleges or universities and vocational schools)
Who Will Manage the Fund?
The ARRL Northwestern Division Scholarship Fund will be administered by the ARRL Foundation (a 501(c)(3) organization). The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee submits its nomination to the ARRL Foundation Board of Directors for approval by a majority vote.
What is the Application Procedure?
Obtain a Scholarship Application from ARRL Foundation. Mail completed application, current transcript and letter of recommendation to ARRL Foundation. NOTE: Application period begins October 1 of the current year and ends February 1 of the following year.
How Can I Contribute to the Fund?
Please fill out the below .pdf form and mail it and your check or credit card information to the address at the bottom.