The following news item is courtesy of the Halifax Amateur Radio Club:

The Brit Fader Scholarship was established in 1993 by the Halifax Amateur Radio Club and endowed through the generosity of Club members and Radio Amateurs throughout the Maritime Provinces of Canada. This scholarship is intended exclusively for post-secondary educational use, including graduate studies, to provide assistance with the cost of tuition, room, board, books and/or other fees essential to the advanced education of the recipient. The amount of the 2017 award will be $1500.

Applicant must be a citizen of Canada, but without regard to gender, race, national origin, handicap status or any other factor and must be performing at a high academic level. Applicant must hold an active Basic Class or higher grade of Canadian Amateur Radio certificate.

This Scholarship will be provided for attendance at an accredited Canadian post-secondary technical school, college or university, with preference given to applicants who have been accepted into a program in the field of electronics or electrical engineering.

Application submissions must be postmarked no later than July 7, 2017.

A zipped application package (Criteria; Application Form; Reference Form) is available for downloading from the HARC website at:

D. Howard Dickson, VE1DHD
for the Brit Fader Scholarship Trust
Halifax Amateur Radio Club