Established in 1997 by the Schenectady Amateur Radio Association, Inc., this scholarship is intended to honor the memory of Henry Primm Broughton, K2AE, whose early work with Nikola Tesla exemplified the pioneering efforts of early radio experimenters and Amateurs, and who was a distinguished member of the Club.
To further the intention of his son, the late William Broughton, W2IR, also a distinguished member of the club, SARA has generously established this award.
A. Applicants must be accepted at or attending a 4 year college or university, or in a college or university graduate program.
B. Preference shall be given to students whose home residence is within 70 miles of Schenectady, New York.
C. Applicant must be enrolled in a course of technical study such as engineering, sciences, or similar disciplines.
D. Applicant must hold a valid FCC General Class or higher amateur radio license.
E. Academic excellence, without consideration of financial need, and a demonstrated interest in organized amateur radio will be considered highly important in selecting a recipient.
Selection & Award
The ARRL Foundation shall consider all qualified applicants. Selection of the applicant by the Foundation Scholarship Committee is final. The scholarship is an annual award of $1000. More than one scholarship award may be made if earnings permit. Awards are granted from the earnings on the principal of funds on deposit with The ARRL Foundation, Inc.