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Wireless History Foundation Scholarship Program
Application status: Closed

Wireless products and services are continually and dramatically changing the way people worldwide live, work and play. The Wireless History Foundation is a nonprofit organization formed by wireless pioneers to preserve the lessons of wireless for the benefit of future entrepreneurs and innovators.

To support the next generation of industry leaders, the Wireless History Foundation Scholarship is providing $5,000 awards for graduate-level study.

Applicants must be current undergraduate seniors or graduate level students who plan to enroll in fulltime graduate study at a four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year. Applicants must also have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent), must demonstrate financial need and must be pursuing a graduate degree aligning with a career in the wireless industry (including but not limited to technology, law, policy, communications or engineering).

The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants to the Wireless History Foundation Scholarship Program must:

  • Be current undergraduate seniors or graduate level students
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime graduate study at a four-year college or university for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)
  • Must be pursuing a degree aligning with a career in the wireless industry (including but not limited to technology, law, policy, communications, or engineering)
  • Demonstrate financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America

Wireless History Foundation employees, and their immediate family members (spouses, dependents, and grandchildren) are ineligible.

Awards

If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $5,000 award. Up to three {3} awards will be granted. Awards are not renewable, but students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.

Recipients must demonstrate financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America.

Awards are for graduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in July.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Wireless History Foundation. Payment is August.

Finalist Selection Criteria

Scholarship finalists are selected on the basis of academic record, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, a statement of educational and career goals and objectives, and unusual personal or family circumstances.

Selection of finalists is made by Scholarship America, and Wireless History Foundation determines the recipients. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

Note: Wireless History Foundation is not a private foundation.


As part of your application, you must upload the following:

  • A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken.

Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.

Wireless History Foundation has partnered with Scholarship America. Selecting the button below will redirect you to the Scholarship America Student Hub!