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 amateur radio operators, and who was a distinguished member of SARA.
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.
This award is administered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation.
A. The applicant must be pursuing a bachelors degree or higher at an accredited four year college or university.
B. The applicant must hold a valid FCC General Class or higher amateur radio license.
C. Preference shall be given to students whose home residence is within 100 miles of Schenectady, New York.
D. 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 and 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 $5000. 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.
Please navigate to the ARRL Foundation Scholarship Program for details.