Wireless Communications Scholarships Awarded by ETA and IWCE

In an effort to increase awareness of the growing demand for certified wireless communications professionals and to encourage students along with United States Military personnel to pursue careers in the industry, ETA® International (ETA) and the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE) have partnered to offer 2 scholarships, one for students and one for military personnel, to attend the 2024 Education Forum.

(Greencastle, Indiana) March 15, 2024: In the past few months, military personnel and students interested in the wireless communications field submitted essays for the chance to win our 2024 Education Forum scholarships. This scholarship gives the winners the opportunity to attend our 2024 Education Forum, co-locating with IWCE from March 25-28, 2024 in Orlando, Florida. They will also be able to attend any of the 8 ETA training courses being offered.

Veteran Scholarship Recipient

Veteran Scholarship Recipient Mario Anzaldo

It is ETA’s honor to introduce this year’s Veteran scholarship recipient, Mario Anzaldo, FOI. Mario has accumulated almost 9 years of electronic experience during and after his time in the U.S. Army. He has worked as an Electronics Technician II, Electronics Technician III, and is now currently an Equipment Specialist for the military.

As part of his scholarship, Mario has chosen to attend our Associate Certified Electronics Technician (CETa) course. He says this scholarship will allow him to finally earn the CETa certification which will validate his skill set and experience in the field.

Student Scholarship Recipient

Student Scholarship Recipient Jack Allen

ETA is proud to announce this year’s student scholarship recipient is Jack Allen, BST from Southern Mississippi where he is a current student at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College. Here, he is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. After graduation, he plans to pursue an engineering career developing and improving robotic system capabilities. “I have had the opportunity to learn and build on unmanned systems, and I developed an interest in electronics, radio communications, and engineering.”

As part of his scholarship, Jack has chosen to attend our General Communications Technician Training - Level 1 (GCT1) course.


About ETA: Founded in 1978 by electronics technicians, ETA® International is a not-for-profit 501(c)(6) association whose mission is to represent and support the technical professional. ETA offers over 90 accredited, vendor-neutral certification programs in a variety of technology fields such as fiber optics, communications, electronics, biomedical, smart home, and renewable energy.

ETA aligns with the ISO 17024 standard, vocational and education curriculums, and businesses’ resource initiatives through certification programs, conferences, and publications. Download ETA's Certification Booklet to see how ETA can help your career, business, or school. www.etai.org

About ETA’s Education Forum - ETA International is proud to co-locate with IWCE in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convention Center - Halls D & E. The ETA Education Forum event offers individuals the opportunity to network, collaborate, and train. Event participants are given an opportunity to discuss training demands, recent developments in emerging technologies, and industry trends. Those attending the available training sessions will have the opportunity to become certified as part of the class. Certification is important in this competitive job market and remains a vital part of electronic-related industries. This year, there are 8 different hands-on trainings that range from a variety of different technology areas. For more information, please visit www.etai.org/education_forum..

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