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East Coast Amateur Radio Service (ECARS) Scholarship

Offered by ARRL Foundation Inc.

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Sep 12, 2023
3 awards worth

$2,500

Grade level

College Students

Expected deadline:

This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

January 2024

Scholarship Overview

The ECARS Scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for students with an Active Technician Class or higher US Amateur Radio license residing in the ARRL Atlantic, Great Lakes, Hudson, New England, and Roanoke Divisions (Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland/D.C., Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia). Applicants must also be studying a STEM field and be enrolled in full-time studies at a two-year trade school or 4-year undergraduate institution. While the ideal age range for applicants is between 17 and 25, older applicants retraining in a changing job market will also be considered. Don’t miss out on this chance to further your education and pursue your passion for amateur radio!

About ARRL Foundation Inc.

ARRL is the national association for Amateur Radio in the US. Founded in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim as The American Radio Relay League, ARRL is a noncommercial organization of radio amateurs.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Academic Interest

TV/Radio Broadcasting, Engineering, Science, Technology, and Society

State

Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Academic transcript

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact ARRL Foundation Inc. at [email protected].
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