February 9, 2015

From QCWA Headquarters

QCWA Bulletin 2015-003 - QCWA Board Approve Scholarships For Part-Time Students

The QCWA Board of Directors are pleased to announce a resolution to award Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) Scholarships for part-time students. Previously a student must have attended on a full-time schedule.

QCWA Scholarships shall be made available to any licensed amateur radio operator who is enrolled in, or has been accepted for enrollment in, an accredited university or college in pursuit of at least an Associate degree. Those seeking post graduate degrees are also eligible. There is no residence area preference and no restriction on the course of study or license class. 

Since 1978, some 433 recipients have received over $471,850 in scholarship awards through the QCWA Scholarship Award Program.

The QCWA Scholarship Program is administered by Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR), and all applications for scholarship awards must be sent to them. Their address is; FAR Scholarships, P. O. Box 911, Columbia, MD 21044.

For more information visit the FAR Website at;


Ken Oelke, VE6AFO
President, Quarter Century Wireless Association, Inc.