The Rochester Amateur Radio Association Memorial Scholarship is awarded in memory of the following "Silent Keys":
This annual award is given to a licensed Amateur Radio operator pursuing a degree at any accredited post secondary school. The individual must be a member of RARA and a resident of New York State. The award is for one individual for one year, but the recipient may reapply for subsequent years.
Past RARA Memorial Scholarship recipients are:
2015 Bryan Carey, KC2MRD
2013 Michael Bock, KD2DBU
2012 Max Kelley, KC2SPY
2011 Ben Stewart, KC2JXP
2010 Kira DiTucci, KD2FBI
2009 Sam Swisher, N2TJX
2008 Robbie Escriva, KC2DQN
2007 Jennifer Choudri, KC2PKH
2006 Robbie Escriva, KC2DQN
2005 Alexander Rossbach, KC2JUN
2004 John McIntyre, W2JMC
2003 John McIntyre, W2JMC
2002 Kristy DiBelka, KC2GKE
2001 Kellie Gauvin, KB2CHC
Download a RaRa Scholarship Application here.
Applications are due no later than April 15th. The RARA Board of Directors and Scholarship Committee will make an award decision by May 15th.
Please answer all questions on the application completely. If any question is not applicable to your situation, enter N/A in the blank. Feel free to use annotated addendum sheets to explain your responses more fully. This award is based on a combination of need, scholastic achievement, contributions to Amateur Radio, extra curricular activities and community involvement.
All information provided on the application will be held in the strictest confidence. No personal information will be released without the approval of the applicant.
Please submit all applications to:
The Rochester Amateur Radio Association, Inc. is a 501(c)3 Educational Corporation