Robert A. Rodriguez Scholarship

Mortar board, diploma and money.  ImageThe San Antonio Radio Club sponsors two annual $1,000 scholarship for an Texas ham radio operator attending a accredited college, university or trade school . The scholarship is administered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation.

All applicants must be active, FCC-licensed hams, and must complete and submit the online application on the ARRL website. Applicants must also forward a pdf copy of their academic transcript(s) from their most recently completed school year to by the date shown below. Applications without accompanying transcripts will not be considered.

Scholarship Applications for the 2024 cycle are now being accepted through 12:00 p. m. (Eastern Standard Time), January 10, 2024. See
for more information.

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship Committee will review all applicants for eligibility and award decisions. Scholarship recipients will be notified in May 2024 via USPS mail and email.

The details of the  Scholarship are:

Award Amount: $1,000
Number of Awards: 2 per year
License Requirement: Technician Class or higher
Region: ARRL South Texas Section (first preference)
The State of Texas (second preference)
ARRL West Gulf Division (third preference)
Institution: Accredited College, University or trade school
Field of study: Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related fields

Read the ARRL Foundation letter

ARRL Scholarship awards 2023 winners

ARRL Scholarship awards 2022 winner 1      ARRL Scholarship awards 2022 winner 2

Letter from 2022 Scholarship winner to club