Scholarships & Fellowships

For more information, contact Patti Sanders (479-575-2596)

Undergraduate Scholarships

Name of Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Paul & Irma Boyer, Scholarship

Preference to students with expressed interest in pest management or related areas. Financial need will also be a factor. A full- time student (12 credit hours) who must earn a 2.5 GPA during the first semester in order to receive the second semester payment. Failing to do so, the recipient is still eligible for the payment in the third semester if he/she improves the cumulative GPA to 2.50 or better after the second semester. An annual award that is not renewable.

Lloyd O. and Ruby P. Warren, Scholarship

Recipient must be United States resident with a preference to Arkansas residents. This Scholarship can be granted annually to an undergraduate student in Entomology (major or minor). Undergraduates must be full-time students that have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences with a minimum GPA of 2.75. It is desired that funds awarded to a recipient/s shall be for all yearly tuition costs to be divided over the fall and spring semesters. Graduate students must have completed at least 12 graduate hours with a GPA of 3.25 or better. The Scholarship is presented in honor of Dr. Lloyd O. and Mrs. Ruby P. Warren. Dr. Warren is professor emeritus in the Department of Entomology and former Director of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station.

Awards, Scholarships & Fellowships

Scholarship and Fellowship Criteria >>

 

Departmental Student Awards

Distinguished Lecture Series

Regional Student Awards

S. E. Branch Master's Student Award
Student paper competition, annual Southeastern Branch meeting, Entomological Society of America (ESA).

Kirby L. Hays Award 
Awarded annually to the outstanding M.S. student in the Southeastern Branch, ESA.

Outstanding Poster Award 
Student poster presentation, Annual Southeastern Branch meeting, ESA (M.S. or Ph.D.).

Robert T. Gast Award 
Student paper competition, annual Southeastern Branch Meeting, ESA

National Student Awards

John Henry Comstock Award 
Presented annually to the outstanding student in each branch of the ESA. All ESA award packages are assembled by the Departmental Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships Committee. Interested students should contact the chair of the Committee to obtain eligibility requirements and submission deadlines.

The Entomological Society of America

The Entomological Society of America has numerous awards available to graduate students that are described at the website (http://www.entsoc.org/awards/index.htm). All ESA award packages are assembled by the Departmental Awards, Scholarships, Fellowships Committee. Interested students should contact the chair of the Committee to obtain eligibility requirements and submission deadlines.

Reference Providers Encouraged to Meet

February 22, 2015 deadline.

The Bumpers College Scholarship Application -used for all Bumpers College undergraduates: incoming freshmen, new transfer students and current students - will remain open to applicants until Friday, February 20, 2015 in order to allow applicants to fully apply for all available scholarship opportunities.  REFERENCES are required for all applicants. All Reference Providers are encouraged to monitor their email for a notice from scholars@uark.edu and to complete the online reference using the link provided in the email.  ALL REFERECES must be completed by FEBRUARY 22, 2015.

ALL Bumpers College scholarship applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible in 2015. The FAFSA is required for many university, college and departmental scholarships.

For more information, contact Patti Sanders (479-575-2596), Associate Director of Scholarships.



Information for Students

  • To apply for Bumpers College and departmental scholarships, click here. 
    • Using the provided résumé template is recommended. (This is a .docx file.)
    • All applicants are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after submitting the scholarship application.
  • For instructions to accept a Bumpers College scholarship offer, click here.
  • For guidelines to write a thank you letter (if required), click here.  
  • Additional scholarship opportunities may still have open application deadlines. To view some of these opportunities, click the "Scholarships Offered" link below.