ARRL News: Board holds annual meeting, scholarship deadline nears

January 25, 2013 Dan KB6NU

From the January 24, 2013 edition of the ARRL Letter:

ARRL Board Holds 2013 Annual Meeting
The ARRL Board of Directors held its 2013 Annual Meeting January 18-19 in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the meeting, the Board set its legislative objectives for the 113th Congress, bestowed awards, approved the organization’s amended financial plan, elected members to the Executive Committee and ARRL Foundation, and more. A detailed look at all the Board’s actions, including the official minutes from the meeting, is forthcoming.

ARRL Scholarship Deadline is February 1
The application deadline for ARRL Foundation Scholarships is fast approaching. The deadline for applications is February 1, 2013. According to ARRL Foundation Secretary Mary Hobart, K1MMH, the 2013 collection of scholarship awards is bigger than ever, with eight new scholarships added in 2012. “The annual awards range from $500 to $2500, while the Goldfarb Scholarship can total upwards of $10,000 each year,” Hobart explained. “The estimated total dollar amount of all awards in excess of $80,000.” Scholarship recipients will be announced in May 2013 via letter and on the ARRL website.

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