Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$500

Awarded

Application Deadline

December 31, 2020

Thursday
Awarded By:

American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a licensed radio amateur with a general class license or higher.
  2. Must major in electronics, communications, or related field.
  3. Must attend a college/university located in the FCC Fifth Call District area (TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, NM).
  4. Must be a resident of the FCC Fifth Call District area (TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, NM).
  5. Must be pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher.
  6. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  7. Preference will be given to students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is a resident of and attends an institution in the FCC 5th Call District. Students must major in electronics, communications, or related fields; preference will be given to students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Unofficial Transcript
  • References (3)
Additional Information: Provided in memory of Fred R. McDaniel, this award is provided annually to students residing in the FCC's 5th call district (TX, OK, AR, LA, MS, NM). Applicants must have an amateur radio licence of general class or higher, and must be pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications, or related fields. Additional preference is given to students who demonstrate a record of academic excellence by maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Recipients are typically notified by mid-May by USPS mail and email.

Award Amount: $500 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $500.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, December 31, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Thursday, December 31, 2020

Applications are available on the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation website. Applications must be completed online. Students need only submit one application for all scholarships for which they are eligible. The student must provide contact information for one educational reference, one character reference, and one social reference on the online application. The student must also submit a copy of his/her academic transcript from his/her most recently completed school year to the email address provided. The transcript must be scanned and submitted as a PDF. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31. Transcripts must be received by January 13.
Contact: Lauren Clarke
Address: 225 Main St. Newington, Connecticut 06111

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