Shoreline Amateur Radio Club Scholarship
The Shoreline Amateur Radio Club was formed in 1964 to promote the hobby of amateur radio with enthusiasts in lower Middlesex County. The club has a long history of camaraderie within the hobby and supporting the area with emergency communications. In 1993 a scholarship fund was started by Life Member David Andrews to assist a graduating high school senior in the pursuit of his/her post secondary education.
Purpose – The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and financially assist mature young men and women of Westbrook High School toward a higher education in electronics, electrical engineering or related technical communication field.
Criteria for Selection –
The candidate must be a good citizen and of good moral and ethical character.
The candidate must have a grade point average of 2.7 or better.
The candidate’s financial need is a consideration.
The candidate is intending to attend a technical institution, two year or four year college with an education that will lead to a career in electronics, electrical engineering, or related technical radio frequency (RF) communication field.
Scholarship Board – This award is a decision of the Board of the Westbrook Foundation, based upon recommendations made by school faculty and administration. This board will give extra consideration to deserving graduates who have not received other scholarship assistance.
Procedure to Apply –
- The candidate must complete a “Westbrook Foundation Application”.
- The candidate must complete a 200-300 word essay that lists interests, ambitions, concerns and/or specific plans for the future. The essay must have your social security number on the top, right hand corner. Your name should only appear on the back of the essay.
- The candidate’s official transcript will be attached when the completed application is submitted to the Guidance Department.
- The candidate must provide two letters of recommendations.
Notification – A formal presentation of the scholarship will be given to the successful candidate the Senior Awards Ceremony. The Shoreline Amateur Radio Club will be notified of the successful candidate.
Award – A one-time award of $500. will be sent to the recipient after successful completion of the first semester with a 2.0 or better GPA and receipt of the official transcript from the school indicating full time status. Scholarship amount is determined annually.
Deadline - Applications are due in the Westbrook High School Guidance Office on or before April 1st.