Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association Scholarship

ARRL Foundation

2014 Winner - JAMES R. LITHGOW, KC9LXT of Schaumburg, IL

2013 Winner - JORDAN HOOVER, KC9PXM, Student at Notre Dame 

Endowed through the generosity of Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association, this fund is intended to provide funding for the educational expenses of a young Amateur Radio operator who is pursuing higher education.

Requirements:

The Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association Scholarship Fund will be administered by the ARRL Foundation.  Applicants must hold an active FCC-issued Amateur Radio license.

Preference will be given to applicants from the state of Indiana. If no qualified applicant is identified, preference will be given to an applicant from the ARRL Central Division (Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin).

Preference will be given to applicants pursuing studies in Electrical or Electronics Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields.

There are no other requirements.

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee will submit its nomination to the ARRL Foundation Board of Directors to approve by majority vote.

The Indianapolis Amateur Radio Association Scholarship will be funded by an initial contribution of $1000. Additional funds may be added to the fund. Annual contributions to the fund should be made by December 31 each year.

Scholarships are for the exclusive use of the winner to be applied to tuition, books, fees and other educational expenses.

The scholarship award will be $1000 annually with the first scholarship awarded in 2013.

The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors will disperse the scholarship funds to the winnerís college of choice.

The ARRL Foundation assesses each scholarship fund for annual administrative expenses. The assessment averages less than 1% of the fundís balance as of December 31 of the preceding year.