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Privately Funded Scholarships

Privately funded scholarships are provided by the gifts of our alumni and friends. Often, these scholarships or endowments are established to honor a family member, classmate, mentor, friend or faculty member. In some instances, the donor wishes to support a specific area of study or students from a particular region.

For more information on how to contribute to any of these scholarships or how to start your own, contact University Development at development@astate.edu.

Name Area Endowed
100 Years of Marketing Excellence Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the marketing program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in marketing, the Arkansas State University Department of Management and Marketing established this award

A-State Scholarships
Description

The A-State Scholarship Fund is comprised of numerous alumni and friends of Arkansas State University.

Aaron & Sandie Lubin Human Resource Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1998 by Aaron and Sandie Lubin to assist students in the human resources management field of study. For several years, Mr. Lubin had an office in Jonesboro and said he experienced the impact ASU had on the Jonesboro community, and grew very fond of ASU. Sandie Lubin grew up in Northeast Arkansas and is a 1974 alumna of the Nursing program at the university. Now living in Little Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Lubin want to continue their ties with the region and have generously chosen to support the university through this scholarship.

Abner & Ruth Junkin Scholarship
Description

The Abner & Ruth Junkin scholarship was established with periodic contributions from the Junkins and matched by the Upjohn Company Corporate Matching Program.

Accounting Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the alumni of Arkansas State University's Accounting, Finance and Law Program. Because they have been successful as a result of the education they received while at Arkansas State University, because they believe in supporting the continued success of ASU's accounting program, and because they believe in making a difference in the lives of those who are striving to excel through the program, the Accounting Alumni chose to establish this award that is now being bestowed on you.

Adams for Academic Excellence in Exercise Science Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the exercise science program, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award

Adams for Academic Excellence in Health Promotion Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the health promotion program, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award.

Addison Bradford Scholarship
Description

Addison M. Bradford was born in La Grange, Ark., and was raised in Forrest City. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the then-Arkansas State College in 1939, served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and graduated from Southern Methodist University's law school in 1948. He was senior partner in Bradford and Snyder, a Dallas, Texas law firm, and received national prominence in Life magazine and on the Art Linkletter television show during the early 1950s for a case he represented. Additionally, he was admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court. He was one of ASU's first Distinguished Alumni, having been elected in 1984. Following his death in 1988, a scholarship to benefit an outstanding Forrest City student bound for ASU was established by his wife, Grace Peggy Bradford.

Adrian Headley Textbook Award Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Adrian Headley Memorial Textbook Scholarship was established by the Department of Journalism and Printing to benefit a journalism major with public relations emphasis in the College of Communications. Mr. Headley coordinated the public relations emphasis area of the journalism program at ASU, where he served as an assistant professor of journalism until his death in 1986.

Aileen Matthews String Music Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1996, the Aileen Matthews String Music Scholarship was established in honor of Aileen Matthews, a long-time teacher of string music in Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas. Ms. Matthews attended the First District Agricultural and Mechanical College, now known as Arkansas State University. Ms. Matthews was well-known as a dedicated and talented individual. She was a member of the Nocturne Music Club is Jonesboro.

Alfred Skoog Choral Alumni Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the choral program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the fine arts program, the choral alumni established this award as a tribute to the late Alfred Skoog. Mr. Skoog was a longtime director of choral activities at Arkansas State University, teaching at ASU for 33 years. Mr. Skoog retired in 1996 and passed away in 1998.

Alice Horn Bryant Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by the Estate of Alice Horn Bryant. Mrs. Bryant received her B.S.E. in Social Science from Arkansas State University in 1938. She served as a psychologist in the Los Angeles, California area for many years.

Alpha Tau Alpha Scholarship
Description

The Alpha Tau Alpha, a national professional fraternity for students majoring in agricultural education, established this scholarship to aid its qualified members during their student teaching semester. ATA began awarding this scholarship in 1997 through a fund that is the result of ATA fund raising efforts, and corporate and individual investments

Alumni License Plate Scholarship
Description

The ASU Alumni Association License Plate Scholarship was established in 2003 by the ASU Alumni Association, through proceeds from the sale of ASU license plates in Arkansas.

American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers Scholarship
Description

Established by the Arkansas Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

Amos B. Rougeau Agricultural Scholarship
Description

Amos B. Rougeau, Ed.D. Rougeau, who served 35 years and retired as professor of agricultural education, joined the faculty in 1957 and retired in 1992. He took particular pride in his efforts to secure scholarships for outstanding students

Angelo Humanities and Social Sciences Scholarship
Description

The Lou and Frank Angelo Scholarship was established by Mrs. Lou Angelo and her husband, the late Frank Angelo, in 1986 to aid deserving students who meet the scholarship requirements. Mr. Angelo was a 1939 graduate of what is now Arkansas State University. In his adult life, Mr. Angelo was instrumental in moving the home location of the 875th Engineering Battalion to the ASU campus, and in building the armory at its present location. He also started Angelo Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of wooden pallets in the United States.

Ann Slaughter Smith Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by Lucinda McDaniel in honor of her mother, Ann Slaughter Smith.

Anne R. Vogus Scholarship
Description

Clint Vogus, instructor in management, College of Business, has published "A Current View of Higher Education," in which he asserts that a young person's decision process regarding college is much more complicated in the current financial environment. His goal with the book is to help young people and their parents with higher education decisions and to help bring about change in the economics of education to make it more affordable. He will direct all royalties to the Anne R. Vogus Scholarship for A-State students.

AOPI Excel Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1983 by alumnae members of the Sigma Omicron chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi on 'State Day.

Arbyrd Highool Alumnis Scholarship
Description

During their 40-year class reunion in 1988, members of the Arbyrd High School Class of 1948 began discussing a means of preserving their class identity while demonstrating strong support for present and future generations of students of Southland High School. The committee, which was headed by William R. Wright, class scholarship committee chairman, began raising funds for the scholarship. Within a year, they were able to raise enough funds to endow a scholarship

Ark Ag Consultants Assn Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by the Arkansas Agricultural Consultants Association.

Ark State Fed of Farm Credit Stockholder Scholarship
Description

Established in August 2000 by the Arkansas State Federation of Farm Credit Stockholders.

Arkansas Broadcasters Association Scholarship
Description

For more than 25 years, the Arkansas Broadcasters Association has awarded this scholarship to honor the memory of Ted Rand, who was owner-manager of KDRS in Paragould, Ark., and a former ABA president.

Arkansas Farm Bureau - Marvin Vines Scholarship
Description

The Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation established this scholarship in 1988 to honor the memory of the late Marvin Vines, a veteran Arkansas farm broadcaster. Vines' career stretched more than 25 years over radio station KAAY in Little Rock, and other central Arkansas radio stations.

Arkansas Flower and Garden Show Scholarship
Description

The Arkansas Flower and Garden Show has established this outstanding award to assist those students pursuing a career in the field of horticulture, landscape architecture or related fields. This organization is proud to assist in the education and promotion of the horticulture industry in the state of Arkansas.

Arkansas Press Association Scholarship
Description

Student must be a resident of Arkansas, express an interest in newspaper work in Arkansas and be a sophomore, junior or senior with emphasis in news-editorial, advertising or photojournalism.

Arkansas Seed Dealers Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the agriculture program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the College of Agriculture, the Arkansas Seed Dealers Association established this award at Arkansas State University

Arkansas State Plant Board Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Arkansas State Plant Board. Recipient will be required to visit the Arkansas State Plant Board and become aware of their numerous programs. The recipient will also be required to work on a research project within the College of Agriculture with the ultimate goal of having that information presented at an appropriate program.

Art Departments Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the College of Fine Arts, several individuals established this award.

Arthur & Sally Rezny Lectureship Scholarship
Description

Phi Kappa Phi established this fund to honor Arthur and Sally Rezny.

Arthur Monroe Shride Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1987 by Dr. Robert Chester, a Fort Smith anesthesiologist, in memory of Arthur Monroe Shride. Mr. Shride was his teacher for 12 years at a one-room school in Randolph County (Elm Store School). Mr. Shride himself never graduated from college; however, he did take classes at Arkansas State each summer when he was not teaching school. Dr. Chester said Mr. Shride had a profound influence on his life and that is why he wanted the scholarship fund in his memory.

Arthur R.(Kip) Moore Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1990 by Mrs. Mary Sue Moore, her daughter, Mrs. Susan Armstrong and friends in loving memory of husband and father Arthur Ray "Kip" Moore of Monette, Ark. Mr. Moore was a retired lumber retailer in eastern Craighead County before his death. He was involved in many church and civic activities in Monette, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a known and sought-after speaker and master of ceremonies for events throughout Craighead County. At age 55, he entered Arkansas State University making him the oldest freshman at that time. Although he was not interested in obtaining his degree, he wanted to prove to himself and others that a person could learn at any age.

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Aspen Transportation Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Aspen Transportation, a local company in Jonesboro founded in 2002 by John Sawyer and Mickey Seeman.

ASTATE Thompson Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University received a $2.8 million endowment gift in 2002 from the estate of James L. Thompson. Thompson, who died in spring 2001, was a retired airline captain for Delta Air Lines living in Houston and a 1944 alumnus of what was then Arkansas State College. This gift funds several scholarships.

ASU Museum Garden Club Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the ASU Museum Garden Club members to assist students majoring in horticulture.

ASU Upward Bound Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 2004 by Captain Lauri Harris who is a 1996 graduate of Arkansas State University. It was her desire to help others who pursue a degree at Arkansas State University while participating in the Upward Bound Programs. Your qualifications exemplify those necessary to award this scholarship.

ATO/Eta Gamma Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established in 2004 by the alumni of the Eta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity. The donors' desire was to establish this endowment fund in memory of David Chittenden, Rick Finley, and Ken Carpenter, three members who represented their university and fraternity with pride and integrity.

Barrett-Tuck Science Scholarship
Description

Dr. Rebecca Barrett-Tuck, a 1978 graduate of ASU's zoology program who is a Jonesboro neurosurgeon, and her husband Sam Tuck, a surgical technician, established this award in 1992 to assist promising students who are working toward a degree in one of the science fields taught at ASU.

Barry Weyer Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in honor of Barry Weyer Jr. who was tragically killed in a car accident. Barry was a junior at A-state who worked for the Red Wolves football team as an equipment manager.

Beck Foundation Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Beck Foundation to enhance entrepreneurship in the College of Business and the College of Agriculture and Technology.

Beck ROTC STEM Scholarship
Description

Buddy Gene Beck '59 graduated from ASU with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, later receiving a master's degree from the University of Southern California in systems management and a fellowship at Brookings Institute in Washington, D. C. Following public service, he launched a business career in advanced research and engineering. He was awarded three patents in computational engineering and advanced sensors, founding a number of companies involved in energy, defense and medical technology.

Benjamin & Sydney B Hall Memorial Scholarship
Description

The A. Benjamin and Sydney B. Hall Memorial Scholarship was first awarded in 1991 by the couple's son, the late Rick Hall of DeSoto, Texas, in memory of his parents. Rick Hall was a 1967 Arkansas State College alum who was an active member of Kappa Alpha fraternity while at ASC.

Best Diversified Products Scholarship
Description

Best Diversified Products established the scholarship endowment to benefit children and grandchildren of the company's employees. Qualifications for receiving the scholarship include: first preference given to children and grandchildren of employees of Best Diversified Products, Inc., as verified by the donor, award available to a freshman level student of any academic major

Bill and Alice Nix Petting Zoo Volunteer Scholarship
Description

In the Spring of 2008, the children of Bill and Alice Nix surprised them by establishing an endowment for the petting zoo, which was named the Bill and Alice Nix Petting Zoo in their honor. For this reason, Bill and Alice established the scholarship you are receiving to help students who volunteer their time with the petting zoo.

Bill Bell Jazz Scholarship
Description

Bill Bell was an alumnus of ASU. He founded The Tribe, the top jazz band at ASU which played at many dances and concerts on and off campus. He completed his BME and taught band in Mississippi. He also formed the Hot Cotton Traditional Jazz Band which performed at festivals throughout the USA and abroad.

Bill Edmondson Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Lawrence County Farm Bureau established this scholarship in 2009 as a tribute to Bill Edmondson who served as an agency manager for Lawrence County Farm Bureau in Walnut Ridge for 38 years.

Bill Penix Jr Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Bill Penix Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established through the generosity of his parents, Bill and Marian Penix of Jonesboro, in 1991, to honor their son's dedication to public mental health nursing. After his graduation from Jonesboro High School, Bill Jr. served with a medical combat group in Vietnam in 1970-71. Following that service in the military, he earned a nursing degree through the ASU College of Nursing and Health Professions.

BKD Accounting Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the accounting program and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in accounting, BKD, LLP, which is one of the 10 largest CPA firms in the U.S., established this award.

Bob and Frances Puryear Physical Therapy Scholarship
Description

Bob and Frances (Berkshire) Puryear and their families were long-time residents of Jonesboro, and were active in several charity, civic, and business activities. The Bob and Frances Puryear Physical Therapy Scholarship was established in honor and in memory of Bob and Frances Puryear by their three surviving children, families and friends.

Bonnie Thrasher Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Bonnie Thrasher Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of a beloved faculty member who devoted her life to her students and advised The Herald for more than 20 years. It is for undergraduate full-time students who have at least 30 hours completed. They must be a Journalism major who shows promise and demonstrates need. Preference is given to students who have worked for The Herald. Recipients who are in good standing can reapply each year.

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Boyd L Booth Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mr. Booth was a Caraway native and 1942 Arkansas State College graduate. Recipients should be a graduate of Riverside High School and a resident of the Caraway area.

Brackett-Krennerich Assoc. for Theatre Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 2002 by Jerry Brackett and George Krennerich, partners in the Jonesboro architectural firm of Brackett and Krennerich. They were the designers of Fowler Center, and have a firm belief that students can benefit from an education that includes the arts. They established this scholarship to assist deserving students in furthering their theatre education

Burrow Halsey Real Estate Development Scholarship
Description

Established by the Burrow/Halsey Real Estate Group to provide assistance to those students at ASU with an emphasis in real estate as their major.

C. Calvin Smith Scholarship
Description

The Dr. Calvin C. Smith Scholarship was established by the Department of History in May 2002 in honor of Dr. Smith's 32 years of service to Arkansas State University. The purpose of the scholarship is reward outstanding academic achievement of an African-American student in the field of social science education or history.

Carl R Reng Memorial Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1989, the scholarship was established by alumni, friends, family and faculty in memory of Dr. Carl R. Reng, Arkansas State University's longest-serving president. Dr. Reng was instrumental in the shaping of the modern campus of ASU. He was the driving force in the successful campaign to gain university status in 1967. Dr. Reng served Arkansas State from 1951 until 1975.

Carla Brooks Spears Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1988 by the children of the late Carla Brooks Spears in memory of their mother.

Center for Supply Chain Management Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the marketing program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the marketing program, several individuals established this award.

Chad and Pam Niell Marketing Scholarship
Description

Chad and Pam Niell are owners of Tiger Correctional Service located in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Tiger Correctional Services provides federal, state and county correctional facilities with inmate food service, inmate commissary, inmate banking and accounting software and jail management software. Almost 200 correctional facilities rely on Tiger daily for vital services. Chad is a 1991 graduate of A-State's College of Business with a degree in Marketing. Chad and Pam are longtime supporters of A-State.

Chad Lewis Photojournalism Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2001 in memory of Chad Lewis, a 1999 graduate of A-State, who had a major in sports management and minor in journalism/photojournalism. Chad died during surgery in 2000. He lived his life to the fullest, playing Ultimate Frisbee, photographer, writer, outdoor enthusiast and had close and generous relationships with his family and friends. Several of his fellow graduates and close friends, along with those in the department, have held fund raising events which include Ultimate Frisbee tournaments to raise the funds for this scholarship.

Chancellor's Cabinet Scholarship
Description

The Chancellor's Cabinet is dedicated to advancing the mission of Arkansas State University by: Providing counsel to the Chancellor and university administration on directions, programs, services and activities that will strengthen and enhance the university; Communicating university goals and aspirations to various constituencies on and off campus as ambassadors of the Chancellor and the ASU administration, faculty and staff.

Charles Hobson in Business Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mr. Charles Hobson was a 1954 graduate from Arkansas State University where he received a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences and he was a member of the ASU ROTC. Upon his death, his estate established this scholarship in his memory.

Charles Rasberry Radio/TV Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established in 1989 honoring Mr. Charles Rasberry in recognition of his years of dedication and service to the Department of Radio-Television at Arkansas State University. Mr. Rasberry was head of the radio-television program at ASU for nearly 27 years. During those years he expressed a concern that only one broadcasting scholarship was available to incoming ASU freshmen. Upon his retirement, a group of ASU alumni supporting the idea of a scholarship in honor of Rasberry met and launched the campaign which resulted in this endowed scholarship.

Charles Wright Scholarship
Description

Memorial scholarship established in honor of Mr. Charles Wright.

Chi Omega Omicron Zeta Chapter Personnel Officer Housing Scholarship
Description

Established by Omicron Zeta Chaper of Chi Omega at Arkansas State university to assist the housing manager.

Chi Omega Omicron Zeta Chapter President Housing Scholarship
Description

Established by Omicron Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega at Arkansas State university to assist the chapter president.

Cindy French Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by family and friends of Cindy French who died suddenly in January 2005. Cindy graduated from A-State in 1979 with a degree in Business Administration. Banking was the only career she ever had. She began at the Bank of Newport in Jackson County and then worked for Citizens Bank in Jonesboro for more than 13 years. She then went on to become a national bank examiner with the Office of Comptroller of the Currency, a federal government position.

Citizens Bank Senior Citizens Club Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Citizens Bank Seniors Club.

City Water & Light Employee Scholarship
Description

Employees of Jonesboro City Water and Light established this scholarship in 1993 to benefit employees' children in their pursuit of higher education at Arkansas State University.

Claudia Dunn Mitts Scholarship
Description

Through a testamentary gift, the late Claudia Dunn Mitts provided a scholarship endowment at Arkansas State University's Jonesboro campus in memory of Mrs. Mitts, her husband Ollie Edward Mitts, her parents Walter Frederick Dunn and Dollie Keton Dunn, and her brother Ross Dunn. Mrs. Mitts was a graduate of Swifton High School and attended Arkansas State University (then College) at Jonesboro and Draughons School of Business in Little Rock. Mrs. Mitts retired as a Certified Senior Engineering Technician from the Little Rock District of the Corps of Engineers. Among her many accomplishments, she was the first woman to serve as an officer of the Arkansas Post Society of American Military Engineers.

Cleat Stanfill Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by an endowment from the Caruthersville, Missouri, community in honor of Cleat Stanfill, a 1958 A-State grad, one of the first graduates of what was then the radio journalism program. Cleat was `the radio guy' for Southeast Missouri and a beloved resident of the community. Much of his career was spent broadcasting from KCRV, the town's AM radio station. The radio station eventually sold, and Stanfill became public relations manager for the Southeast Missouri Workforce Investment Board. Once he became ill, the mayor and residents of the community wanted to do something for him to let him know just how important he has been to the community. With the help of a local casino and country singer Chely Wright (Stanfill's son Preston plays drums for her), a benefit concert was put together featuring Wright, Joe Don Rooney of Racal Flats and Jeff Bates.

Clopton Clinic MBA Scholarship
Description

In 2006, the physicians and staff of Clopton Clinic, formerly Internal Medicine Associates, of Jonesboro decided to establish a scholarship in the Master of Business Administration program in the A-State College of Business.

Clopton Clinic Nursing Scholarship
Description

In 1996, the physicians and staff of Clopton Clinic, formerly Internal Medicine Associates, of Jonesboro decided to make a special gift during the 1995 Holiday season. They established a nursing scholarship at Arkansas State University to assist deserving students and have continued that gift each year.

College of Business Scholarship
Description

Established by the College of Business to help supplement students majoring in Business.

College of Engineering Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the engineering programs, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the College of Engineering, several corporations and individuals established this award.

ConAgra Foods Employee Dependent Scholarship
Description

This scholarship is for dependents of ConAgra employees.

Cooper-Huitt Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1977 by alumni, students, faculty and friends to honor the memory of Durward Cooper, associate professor of history, and Dr. Homer C. Huitt, professor of social science. Mr. Cooper was on the faculty from 1946 until 1972 and served for a time as acting chairman of the social sciences department. He died June 28, 1976. Dr. Huitt was on the faculty from 1936 until 1962 and was chairman of the social sciences department. He died September 19, 1967.

Corinne Sternheimer Greenfield Lecture Scholarship
Description

The Corinne Sternheimer Greenfield Lecture Series was established at A-State through an endowment from Drs. Rosalee and Raymond Weiss of Teaneck, N. J., in memory of Rosalee Weiss's mother.

Craighead Co Ext Homemakers Council Memorial Scholarship
Description

Members of the Craighead County Extension Homemakers Council provided a gift to Arkansas State University to support a general scholarship for EHC members, their children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren.

Craighead Co Ext Homemakers Council Memorial Scholarship
Description

Members of the Craighead County Extension Homemakers Council provided a gift to Arkansas State University to support a general scholarship for EHC members, their children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren.

Crane for Widows and Children Scholarship
Description

The Crane Fund provided scholarships to students who are orphans or widows.

Crop Production Services Annual Scholarship
Description

Crop Production Services established this scholarship to assist students seeking a career in agriculture.

Crop Production Services Scholarship
Description

Crop Production Services established this scholarship to assist students seeking a career in agriculture.

Cucial J. Roberts Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Don Roberts in memory of his brother, Cucial Julian Roberts. Dr. Don Roberts retired from A-State where he served on the faculty for many years in the College of Business. MOA is on file signed and dated on April 8, 2002, by Don Roberts. Qualifications for receiving the scholarship include: First preference shall be given to graduates of Maynard High School, second preference shall be given to students from Randolph County in Arkansas, and financial need shall be a consideration in making the award.

Daniel Hoyt HRM Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 2000 by the Northeast Arkansas Chapter of society for Human Resource Management to honor the career and leadership of Dr. Dan Hoyt, emeritus professor of Management and Coordinator of the College of Business Internship Program. Dr. Hoyt was a mentor, adviser and friend to many. His service to Arkansas State University began in 1965 and continued until his retirement in 2000.

Danny Lee Scott Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in the late 1970s in memory of Danny Scott of Sedgwick, who was one of the first students to major in agricultural engineering at Arkansas State University. Scott died as a result of a motor vehicle accident in Montana in 1976. The first scholarship was awarded in 1979. Dr. Mildred Vance, who is a sister to Scott's mother and a professor at A-State, along with other family and friends, raised the scholarship fund to endowment status.

Darryl & Donald Hiers Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established at Arkansas State University in 1986 by Darryl Hiers in memory of his brother, Donald G. Hiers who became disabled in 1966 after being struck by an automobile while crossing the street. Darryl Hiers established the scholarship to help disabled students, especially those majoring in the sciences.

David and Jo Ann Aubel Scholarship
Description

David and Jo Ann Aubel are long-time supporters of Arkansas State University and both are A-State graduates. David graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Jo Ann graduated in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science Education degree in Physical Education. The Aubels have been successful in their professional careers and because of this they wanted to give back and help others become successful as they pursue their livelihoods.

David Puryear Memorial Scholarship
Description

The David E. Puryear Scholarship was established by the family and friends in memory of David, a Jonesboro resident who was an avid fan of A-State athletics, especially football.

Dean Robert Moore Leader Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the A-State Alumni Association in memory of the former A-State Dean of Students, Robert Moore. Moore, who retired in 1983 from the university after 34 years of service, died in 1991. Robert Moore served as dean of students from 1949 until his retirement in 1983, the longest tenure in the country by a dean of students at one institution.

Debate Team Scholarships
Description

Students in lead positions on the Debate Team are awarded scholarships on a semester-by-semester basis.

Debbie Pilgrim Marketing Excellence Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the marketing program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the marketing program, several individuals established this award in honor of Debbie Pilgrim.

Debbye Turner Alumni Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1989 by the A-State Alumni Association in honor of Debbye Turner, Miss America 1990. Dr. Turner attended Arkansas State University from 1983 to 1986, working on her pre-professional degree in veterinary medicine. She competed in the Miss Arkansas Pageant three times, first as Miss ASU in 1985, then as Miss White River in 1987 and Miss Northeast Arkansas in 1988. She won first runner-up in those last two state pageants. She completed her degree at the University of Missouri's School of Veterinary Medicine at Columbia; while there she was named Miss Missouri and went on to successfully compete in the Miss America program. Dr. Turner's parents were also A-State alums. Her father, Lt. Col. Frederick Turner, was one of the first African American graduates at Arkansas State, receiving both his bachelor's and master's degrees here. Later he became the first African American instructor at A-State, teaching in the ROTC program. The Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter is named in honor of Lt. Col. Turner. Her mother, the late Gussie Turner, also received bachelor's and master's degrees at the university, and was much beloved by students on the A-State campus.

Delaplaine Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1994 by graduates, patrons and friends of Delaplaine High School.

Dick Clay 'That's Sports' Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by family and friends of Dick Clay who attained his Bachelor's Degree in 1968 and his Masters Degree in 1969 in Education. Dick was the Sports Director of KAIT from 1970-1988. His nickname was "Dickie-Bird." He closed every sports cast by saying "I'm Dick Clay and that's sports."

Disability Services Scholarship
Description

The A-State Disability Services Scholarship was established for students with a disability, with preference given to students with a learning disability.

Don and Geraldine Caldwell Scholarship
Description

Rachelle Caldwell Keller made a commitment to funding a $25K endowment designated for the accounting and law department.

Don and Myra Wright Educational Leadership Scholarship
Description

Don Wright was a longtime educator at Arkansas State University who passed away in 2009. His wife Myra Wright established this scholarship in December of 2010 for students in the Educational Leadership Program.

Donald R and Virginia Minx Memorial Scholarship
Description

Donald R. Minx was assistant professor of music at Arkansas State University, and taught from 1954 until his untimely death on March 4, 1982. He was chairman of the Music Department and director of the Marching Indian Band for 24 years. His leadership of the music program sparked a period of growth and national attention through marching band appearances around the country, including the 1961 Presidential Inaugural Parade, which helped provide support to Arkansas State in its successful quest for university status.

Donald W Stone Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2002 by Simmons First National Corporation, Simmons First Bank of Jonesboro, and family and friends to honor the memory of Mr. Donald Stone. Stone was a highly respected member of the Jonesboro community. He contributed greatly and provided influence to many service organizations. His career was in the banking field, holding the most prominent position with Simmons Bank of Jonesboro.

Dr & Mrs Thomas Adams Excellence in Sports Admininstration Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the sports management program, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award. Your qualifications exemplify those that Dr. and Mrs. Thomas saw as necessary to award this scholarship.

Dr & Mrs Thomas Adams II Excellence in Sports Administration Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the health promotion program, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award.

Dr Al Langlois Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2006 by the family and presented as a gift to him on Father's Day. They wanted to honor their father for his 33 years of service to A-State College of Agriculture

Dr Olen Nail Agri Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the A-State Agriculture Department in memory of Dr. Olen P. Nail who died on April 4, 1988. Dr. Nail served as Chairman of the Agriculture department and as Dean of the College of Agriculture at Arkansas State from 1953-1975.

Dr Randy C Ham Memorial Scholarship
Dr Robert L Hoskins Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the friends and family of Dr. Robert L. Hoskins, who died in July, 1994. Dr. Hoskins was the much-loved and highly respected founding dean of the College of Communications at Arkansas State University, a position he held for 16 years. After being named dean of Communications at ASU, he helped establish the university’s first masters degree program and coordinated its successful effort to gain national accreditation. Dr. Hoskins became vice president for Academic Affairs at ASU in 1989, where he coordinated a 10-year accreditation review in 1993 by the Commission on Higher Education. At the time of his untimely death, he was still serving as interim President of Arkansas State University.

Dr Stan McPike Lambda Chi Alpha Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established through gifts from current and past members of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity to honor Stan McPike and his years of service as Chapter Advisor.

Dr Stan McPike/Lambda Chi Alpha Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established through gifts from current and past members of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity to honor Stan McPike and his years of service as Chapter Advisor.

Dr Warren & Lu Nedrow Trustees Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the estate of Mrs. Lu L. Nedrow of Jonesboro, Ark., and was named in memory of Mrs. Nedrow and her husband, Dr. W.W. Nedrow, arguably one of the 'power couples' in the history of Arkansas State. Mrs. Nedrow was a retired teacher and director of Food Services at Arkansas State University for 33 years. She was the founder of the Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta at ASU. Dr. Nedrow joined the Arkansas State College faculty in 1936 as chair of the Department of Biology; he later served as dean of the Science Department, and then dean of the Graduate School. He was the founder of the Arkansas State chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and served as its adviser for many years.

Dr. Albert L. Mink Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in memory of Dr. Mink after his sudden death. During his lifelong career at ASU, he served as a faculty member and Dean of the College of Engineering, currently serving in that capacity at the time of his death. Numerous students have expressed gratitude for Dr. Mink's assistance and encouragement through contributions to this scholarship in his memory.

Dr. Angie and Fred Schmidt Nursing Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. James Vaughn in appreciation of Dr. Schmidt's unselfish and compassionate care given to them. Dr. Schmidt voluntarily visited Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn without being asked and assisted them with any needs they had during that time. Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn are grateful to know Dr. Schmidt and what she represents. This scholarship was established to show gratitude to Dr. Schmidt and her family and in hopes that others will be able to demonstrate the love and compassion Dr. Schmidt has displayed.

Dr. B.C. McGough Dean's Scholarship
Description

Dr. B. C. McGough was the first dean of the College of Business, which was housed at that time in historic Wilson Hall. He knew the importance of scholarship assistance to upper-level students who have proven their ability and potential but need financial assistance to finish a bachelor's degree.

Dr. Bob McGough Scholarship
Description

Dr. B. C. McGough was the first dean of the College of Business, which was housed at that time in historic Wilson Hall. He knew the importance of scholarship assistance to upper-level students who have proven their ability and potential but need financial assistance to finish a bachelor's degree.

Dr. C. William Roe MBA Leadership Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends, family and colleagues of Dr. C. William Roe to honor him for his years of service as Director of the Graduate Business Programs at Arkansas State University.

Dr. Roe has served as Associate Dean Director of Graduate Business Programs since 2000.  He has been published numerous times and the online MBA Program at A-State is the only program to be ranked in the top 15 overall in the U.S News and World Report Rankings, and in the top 10 most affordable programs.

Dr. Roe received his Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate degrees at Mississippi State University.

Dr. Charles Kenner History Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by friends and family of Dr. Charles Kenner. Dr. Kenner was the author of two books on western history as well as numerous articles, papers, and reviews. He taught at Arkansas State University for 30 years, arriving the year before ASU became a university in 1966. He was an active member of First United Methodist Church in Jonesboro, AR, and for years he diligently volunteered weekly at the Helping neighbors Food Pantry here in Jonesboro.

Dr. Coy Mac Boyd Scholarship
Description

Annually funded scholarship established with an initial gift of $1000, letter dated 1/3/03 and signed by Dana Stroud, ASU and Dr. Coy Mac Boyd, Donor.

Dr. Earnest Lee Saunders Memorial Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 2000, the Dr. Earnest Lee Saunders Memorial Scholarship was established in 1993. Dr. Saunders was a Jonesboro radiologist and graduate of Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He was a member of the Craighead-Poinsett Medical Society, was active in Boy Scouting, the Jonesboro YMCA and the American Songwriters Club. Friends and family of Dr. Saunders established this scholarship, following his untimely death in an automobile accident, to assist students majoring in chemistry

Dr. Glenn D. Cooper Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Glenn D. Cooper, a 1940 Arkansas State College alumnus, by his loving wife Rose, and by his employer, General Electric Corporation.  Dr. Cooper was a researcher for GE and had previously been an academician, having taught at New Mexico State University.  He was the author of more than 75 patents and 75 published technical papers, and was a recognized expert in all areas of Noryl resin chemistry.  MOA is on file signed and dated on December 19, 1995, by Rose Cooper.  Qualifications for receiving the scholarship include:  full-time student; majoring in chemistry; at least 30 hours of credit; minimum 3.0 overall GPA; preference will be given to applicants in need of financial support.  Scholarship is endowed; last gift received in 1998.

Dr. Harry Jordan Athletic Training Scholarship
Description

Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award in memory of Dr. Harry Jordan, Jr. who served as a physician in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Dr. Jordan died on January 11, 1992.

Dr. Jake Darby Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Jake Darby by his family and friends to benefit students in the Health, Physical Education and Sports Sciences at Arkansas State University. As a student at ASU, Dr. Darby was a three-year letterman in football, and earned his bachelor's and master's degree. After receiving his doctorate in 1971, he taught in the Health and Physical Education Department until his untimely death in 1998.

Dr. James F Golden Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1987 by the family of Dr. James F. Golden, associate professor of Education at Arkansas State University, in recognition of his many years of service to the field of counseling. Before his death, Dr. Golden was a member of the Arkansas School Counselors Association, and received special recognition for his many contributions to the field of counseling.

Dr. Jasper H. Hayles Agri Scholarship
Description

Dr. Jasper Hayles was a professor in the College of Agriculture and Technology from 1967-1988. The College of Agriculture and Technology established the scholarship in his honor.

Dr. John C. Faris Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by an anonymous donor in 1986 in honor and memory of Dr. John C. Faris of Jonesboro. Dr. Faris, who practiced medicine for nearly 50 years, entered private practice in Jonesboro in 1939. During his career, he served 10 years as college physician at Arkansas State University, and designed the Wilson Student Health Center on campus.

Dr. John C. Osoinach Poetry Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1996 by Mrs. Margaret Osoinach in memory of her husband, Dr. John C. Osoinach, Professor of Sociology from 1963 to 1977. Mrs. Osoinach was a long-time friend and benefactor of ASU.

Dr. John C. Osoinach Sociology Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1996 by Mrs. Margaret Osoinach in memory of her husband, Dr. John C. Osoinach, Professor of Sociology from 1963 to 1977. Mrs. Osoinach was a long-time friend and benefactor of ASU.

Dr. John E. Knight Baseball Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by family and friends after Dr. Knight's death in 2002. They wanted to honor his memory and his love of baseball. Dr. Knight played baseball as a child, and when his son Cody was old enough to play, he was right there to help. He was an active volunteer with the Jonesboro Baseball League for more than 15 years.

Dr. Kenneth Beadles Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by friends, family, and colleagues of Dr. Kenneth Beadles. Dr. Kenneth Beadles came to Arkansas State University as an assistant professor of Biology in 1965. In 1968 he became Chairman of the Department of Biological Sciences and held that position for 16 years. In 1984, he moved to the position of Dean of the Graduate School and Director of Organized Research until his retirement in 1993. He played a key role in the establishment of the School of Nursing and the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership, the university‰Û¢ÌÛ_s first doctoral program.

Dr. Laddie Logan College of Business Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was made possible by the estate of Dr. Laddie Logan who passed away December 7, 2013. Dr. Laddie Logan was a 1957 Agri-Business Graduate from then-Arkansas State College. He went on to receive his Master of Business Administration from Arkansas State University in 1979, and later his Ph.D., from the University of Memphis. While a student at Arkansas State, he was a member of Sigma Pi social fraternity and Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Upon graduation, he received an ROTC commission into the U.S. Army; 20 years later he retired from the Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Dr. Laddie Logan Marketing & Management Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was made possible by the estate of Dr. Laddie Logan who passed away December 7, 2013. Dr. Laddie Logan was a 1957 Agri-Business Graduate from then-Arkansas State College. He went on to receive his Master of Business Administration from Arkansas State University in 1979, and later his Ph.D., from the University of Memphis. While a student at Arkansas State, he was a member of Sigma Pi social fraternity and Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Upon graduation, he received an ROTC commission into the U.S. Army; 20 years later he retired from the Army with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Dr. Larry A. Olson Non-Traditional Biology Student Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Arkansas State University Department of Biological Sciences. The award is intended for a non-traditional student.

Dr. Larry Hinck Medical Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2005 by two physicians, Shane Speights (Dr. Hinck's son-in-law) and Amanda Hall, a physician currently serving in the Navy. Both, Shane and Amanda, are Osteopathic physicians who did their undergraduate work at A-State - they wanted to establish this scholarship to honor Dr. Hinck and continue to encourage and support students choosing to enter into Osteopathic medicine.

Dr. Lonnie Talbert Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established upon Dr. Talbert's retirement in 1998 from the College of Business at Arkansas State University. Many friends, faculty and his family have provided generous support to this endowment. Dr. Talbert served 32 years in the College of Business, both as a professor and Dean of the College. Because of a strong commitment to his responsibilities; an example of high values, integrity and leadership was provided to many business students

Dr. Lynita Cooksey First-Year Experience Book Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree with Arkansas State University, the First-Year Experience Advisor Committee established this award in honor of Dr. Lynita Cooksey who serves as the Dean of University College. The focus of the First Year Studies program is to help first-year students make a successful transition to college.

Dr. Ruby N. Isom Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1999 by Ms. Herta Weber of El Cajon, California, a long-time friend and protege of Dr. Isom as a tribute to Dr. Ruby N. Isom, a native of Harrisburg, Ark. Dr. Isom was the daughter of Winnie Isom, who worked as a waitress in the town. The family was extremely poor, but Ruby enlisted in the U.S. Army and attended Arkansas State College on the G.I. Bill.

Dr. Thomas Miles O'Connor Jazz Performance Scholarship
Description

The Dr. Thomas Miles O'Connor Award for Jazz Performance was created by the Department of Music and College of Fine Arts, friends, and family of Dr. O'Connor in honor of his service to Arkansas State University. The award recognizes excellence in student performance and celebrates Dr. O'Connor's lifelong love of jazz music and his contributions to jazz education and jazz performance.

Dr.'s Ball, Woloszyn, and Moseley Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 2003 with funding provided by the physicians of Arkansas Orthopedics. Their desire is to provide assistance to those students in the College of Nursing and Health Professions who are pursuing a career in the medical profession.

Drs. Randy & Carol Ham Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Carol Ham, friends and associates in memory of their son, friend and colleague, Dr. Randy Carol Ham, who died on September 7, 1992. Dr. Ham received his bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees at Arkansas State University, and a doctorate from the University of Mississippi. At the time of his death, Dr. Ham was in his third year as principal of Harrisburg High School.

E.J. Hillhouse Scholarship
Description

Ms. Betty Hillhouse established the E.J. Hillhouse Scholarship in memory of her late husband to assist students from South Pemiscot High School in Steele Missouri.

Ed Way Scholarship
Description

The Ed Way Business Scholarship was established by long-time Jonesboro Businessman and Banker Wallace Fowler. Ed Way has been an integral part of the many banking endeavors that Mr. Fowler has developed and grown over the years. Mr. Fowler created this scholarship to honor Mr. Way for his years of service in the banking arena where he has assisted Mr. Fowler in developing several banking institutions in Northeast Arkansas.

Edgar and Vera Kirk Scholarship
Description

Misty and Farel Byrd of Collierville, Tenn., established a scholarship endowment in memory of Mrs. Byrd-s late aunt and uncle, Vera and Edgar Kirk, whose work as educators is known throughout Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas.

Edward L and Gilberta Westbrooke Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Jonesboro Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution established the scholarship in 1996, in memory of the late Edward L. and Gilberta W. Westbrooke. Mrs. Westbrooke was a very active member and officer of the Jonesboro Chapter of NSDAR.

Edward M. Regenold Scholarship
Description

A scholarship endowment in honor of business leader Edward M. Regenold was established in 2000 by Crain Company of Jonesboro, which operates as Craighead Rice Milling Company. Three generations of the family owned corporation and its employees sought to recognize Mr. Regenold's dedication and his 29 years of service as president of Crain Company from 1964-1983. Mr. Regenold, who resided in Armorel, Ark., until his death on Feb.10, 2002, had been an Arkansas business leader since the 1930s.

Elizabeth A Thomas Health Sciences Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. Troy Thomas, who was previously a faculty member of the College of Nursing and Health Professions at A-State. He desired to honor his wife, Elizabeth Thomas, who is a dedicated wife, mother and student.

Ella Lea Wells Fairley Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Ella Lea Wells Fairley. Ella was a graduate of Arkansas State University and a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority. She was a teacher at West Junior High School in West Memphis.

Emily Sloan Abernathy Kluge Memorial Scholarship
Description

Because of her belief in the integrity of the nursing program, and because of her desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, Emily Sloan Abernathy Kluge established this award.

Eoff Family Partnership Scholarship
Description

Cathy Eoff established this scholarship for students majoring in he College of Education.

Eugene and Cora Smith Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established as a tribute to the late Eugene B. Smith, who for many years served as a Jonesboro banker and former managing editor of the Jonesboro Sun. Mr. Smith was the founder of the Jonesboro Jaycees/Jonesboro Sun annual Goodfellows campaign to aid needy families during the Christmas season. Additionally, Mr. Smith was named a member of the Hall of Honor of the Jonesboro Jaycees. His wife, Mrs. Cora Belle Cook Smith, was a civic and community leader in her own right. Mrs. Smith was also a charter member of what became the United Way of Greater Jonesboro, and was the first woman to serve on its board of directors.

Eunitha Steele Hout Commitment to Education Scholarship
Description

Children, grandchildren and other friends and relatives established this scholarship in recognition of the outstanding career of Eunitha Steele Hout of Monette, Ark., who was a dedicated leader of pioneering education in Craighead County. Mrs. Hout began her career in teaching during the 1930s, before a college degree was required. She furthered her own education while continuing to teach, and later served as principal at Monette Elementary School.

Faculty Womens Club Ruby Reng Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Faculty Women's Club of Arkansas State University endowed the scholarship in honor and memory of the late Ruby I. Reng, whose husband was A-State's longest serving president. Mrs. Reng was very active in the club.

Fairy Gillespie History Scholarship
Description

Family and friends established the Fairy Conlee Gilllespie Memorial History Scholarship in loving memory of Mrs. Gillespie, who died in 1987. A true lover of the study of history, Mrs. Gillespie graduated with a bachelor's and a master's degree from Arkansas State University, and was actively involved in the cultural and intellectual life of A-State. A teacher and homemaker, Mrs. Gillespie was a past president of the Jonesboro chapter of the American Association of University Women, a member of Phi Alpha Theta, and was co-founder of the Jonesboro Poetry Club.

FFA Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by the Arkansas State University Collegiate Chapter of the Future Farmers of America.

Florence and Maurice Rubenstein Scholarship
Description

Florence Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship and Maurice Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship - they are paid out of the endowment account. The scholarships were established by the family of the late Maurice and Florence Rubenstein of Jonesboro. Maurice was a well-known businessman and beloved civic and community leader in the last half of the 20th century.

Floyd Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by members of the Arkansas State Rodeo Boosters in memory of Floyd Johnson. Floyd was one of the founding members of the Arkansas State University Rodeo Boosters. He believed that high school rodeo athletes were the future leaders of tomorrow and that these student athletes deserved an opportunity to receive the financial support necessary for a college education as they represent their university on a national level through the Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.

Franklin Mathiew Martin II Special Education Scholarship
Description

In 2010 the Martin family established an annual scholarship for a sports medicine student who is assigned to work with the A-State Red Wolves football team. The Martin family provides mobile X-Ray equipment for athletics & after working with Head Athletic Trainer Ron Carroll for several years they saw a need to designate scholarships for athletic training students.

Fred Pasmore Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Pasmore of Jonesboro in memory of Mr. Pasmore's father, Dr. D. Fred Pasmore. Dr. Pasmore and his wife, Howard Wooldridge Pasmore, were appointed by Arkansas State College President V.C. Kays to the A-State faculty in 1930.

Fred Stull Fellowship For Graduate Study Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dr. Friedrich Stoll in memory of his father, Fred Stull, who enjoyed a successful business career in Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas. Mr. Stull's lifetime reputation was based on integrity, fairness and reliability, and dedication to the satisfaction of his customers.

Freer Social Work for Social Justice Scholarship
Description

Rosemary Freer established this scholarship in honor of her husband Dr. Richard Freer to assist students pursuing a career in social work.

G. Robert Blanchard Scholarship
Description

Mr. Blanchard graduated from Arkansas State University in 1951 and his family grew up in Northeast Arkansas. He wrote Dr. Smith, President ASU on 6/20/1987 stating he wanted to establish a permanent scholarship in agriculture.

Galloway Graduate Award Scholarship
Description

Established in honor of John A. Galloway who served the University from 1948 until his retirement in 1984. Dr. Galloway was a founder of the graduate program in History and Social Science and is best remembered for his role as graduate advisor.

Gearhead Outfitters Scholarship
Description

Ted and Amanda Herget established Gearhead Outfitters as one of the premier outdoor retail stores in the southeast United States and the number one outdoor store in Arkansas. The Hergets wanted to give back to Arkansas State and establish a scholarship in the College of Business to encourage others to pursue their careers in small, locally owned businesses.

Gene and Irene Martz COE Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by Mrs. Irene Martz. Mrs. Martz, an Arkansas State alumna, has influenced the lives of generations of faculty, staff and students on the Jonesboro campus. In 2005, she retired from Arkansas State after serving as a staff member for more than 48 years.

Gene and Irene Martz Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Irene Martz. Mrs. Martz, an Arkansas State alumna, has influenced the lives of generations of faculty, staff and students on the Jonesboro campus. In 2005, she retired from Arkansas State after serving as a staff member for more than 48 years.

Gene and Irene Martz Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Irene Martz. Mrs. Martz, an Arkansas State alumna, has influenced the lives of generations of faculty, staff and students on the Jonesboro campus. In 2005, she retired from Arkansas State after serving as a staff member for more than 48 years.

General Academics Scholarship
Description

General account set up for individuals who give to a scholarship, but do not designate the gift to a specific scholarship.

General Agricultural Scholarship
Description

Scholarships provided by the College of Agriculture and Technology.

General Lynn Hooper Scholarship
Description

Born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, General Hooper graduated for Arkansas State University is 1962 with a BS in Business Administration and a commission in the Field Artillery. He is one of America's most decorated Vietnam Era soldiers, with four Distinguished Flying Crosses, two Bronze Stars, numerous Air Medals, and two awards of our nation's third highest decoration for valor: The Silver Star.

George A. Berger Memorial Scholarship
Description

Family and friends established this endowment fund with an initial gift of $11,680 in memory of Dr. George Berger. He served as dean of the Agriculture and Engineering Department at Arkansas State University from 1974-80. A licensed plant breeder and plant geneticist, he founded Eagle Seed Company in Weiner, AR, which conducted soybean breeding research and licensed several commercial varieties of soybean seed. He was an officer in the National Guard and the Army Reserve and earned a bachelor's degree from Arkansas State University.

George Herndon Graduate Scholarship
Description

The George Herndon Graduate Scholarship In Communication Disorders was initially established in 2002 with a gift from The Regional Association for Communicative Disorders, a local professional association. Dr. Herndon, who came to ASU in 1968, was charged with starting an undergraduate training program in Speech Pathology. Not only did he build the program, but by the time he retired in 1985, he had established graduate training programs that have continued to flourish even after his retirement (Dr. Herndon is known as the 'founding father' of the program at ASU).

Gladys Hudgins HPER Scholarship
Description

The Gladys McPike Hudgins Scholarship was established in 1992 in honor of Mrs. Hudgins, an Arkansas State University faculty member of 32 years. Mrs. Hudgins received her bachelors degree in physical education, along with a math certification, from the then Arkansas State College in 1949. She received her masters degree in physical education from the University of Arkansas in 1957. After teaching in the Swifton and Walnut Ridge school systems, Mrs. Hudgins joined ASU as a member of what is now the Health, Physical Education and Sports Sciences Department.

Golightly Foundation Agricultural FRS Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was set up to benefit incoming freshman agricultural majors at ASU. Donations received from the Golightly Foundation, Ernest Williams III, President. The Golightly Foundation set up this scholarship in memory of Annie Louise Golightly and Wilma Golightly Person who originally made donations to establish a scholarship as a memorial to their brother, Robert Hugh Golightly, Jr.

Golightly Upper Level Agri Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was set up to benefit upper level agricultural majors at ASU. Donations received from the Golightly Foundation, Ernest Williams III, President. The Golightly Foundation set up this scholarship in memory of Annie Louise Golightly and Wilma Golightly Person who originally made donations to establish a scholarship as a memorial to their brother, Robert Hugh Golightly, Jr.

Graphic Arts Club Outstanding Member Scholarship
Description

Scholarship is awarded annually during spring semester.

Greenway Agricultural Systems Technology Scholarship
Description

Greenway Equipment established this scholarship for incoming freshman or current students with less than 46 hours who are majoring in Agricultural Studies with an emphasis in Agricultural Systems Technology in the College of Agriculture and Technology.

Greenway Crop Consulting & Agronomic Services Minor Scholarship
Description

Greenway Equipment has established this scholarship for students majoring in the College of Agriculture and Technology with a minor in Crop Consulting and Agronomic Services.

Guido Hassin for Science Maj Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was provided by a gift to Arkansas State University designated in the will of Dr. Guido Hassin of Minnesota, who died in May 1990. Dr. Hassin earned his bachelor's degree in Physics at the then Arkansas State College in 1967. He later went on to earn a doctorate at the University of Minnesota, and for many years worked for SPARTA, Inc. in Minnesota.

Gussie Turner Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Gussie Turner. Gussie died on August 28, 1994. Her last job held was as an academic counselor at Arkansas State University. Gussie's daughter is Debbye Turner, ASU Alum-1990 Miss America-Correspondent for CBS's The Early Show.

Hale Arnold Memorial Scholarship
Description

In 1979, Alan Arnold of Jonesboro, J. Barry Arnold of Milton, Fl. and the late Doris Arnold established the Hale Arnold Memorial Scholarship in loving memory of their late father and husband. Their wish was to help students further their education in the medical field.

Harold Keith Adams Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established on December 31, 2005 by the Adams family in memory of Harold Keith Adams who died in February 2005. Harold was a graduate of Tucker High School in Tucker, Ga., and attended Arkansas Northeastern College in Blytheville. He received a BS degree in agriculture from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. He was associated with his family's cotton gin and land company in Leachville and was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1979 until 1988.

Harrisburg Rotary Club Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 1984 in honor of the Harrisburg Rotary Club. It is the clubs desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree at Arkansas State University.

Harry and Mary Belk Scholarship
Description

The late Harry Belk started out as a Lawrence County sharecropper in the early 1900s. In 1924, he married his childhood sweetheart, Mary Bassett. The Belks were devoted to their community, serving many community organizations and charities. Mr. Belk arranged for this scholarship before his death in order that deserving Lawrence County students might continue their educations and go on to serve Lawrence County in the spirit in which the Belks conducted their service.

Hazel Deutsch Honors Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Mrs. Hazel Deutsch in 1984 to recognize outstanding performance in the Honors Program at Arkansas State University.

Hearst Foundation for Minorities Scholarship
Description

The William Randolph Hearst Foundation established an endowment at ASU in the mid-1980's to provide scholarships for minority students. The endowment has grown, thanks to two additional grants from the Heart Foundation.

Helen and Bill Roehrig Memorial Scholarship
Description

Same as below.

Helen and Bill Roehrig Memorial Scholarship in Physical Therapy
Description

This scholarship was established by Dr. Susan Roehrig-Quick and her husband Clif Quick in honor of Dr. Roehrig's parents, Helen and Bill Roehrig.

Herbert G. and Mary A. Cole Scholarship
Description

The Herbert G. and Mary A. Cole Scholarship was established by their daughter, Judy L. Cole, in their memory. Her parents- farmers and natives of Bono, AR- went to great lengths to make sure she received a college education, even though she was a self-described "average" student. Judy hopes to help those that don't always have the highest GPA coming out of high school to realize the importance of getting a college degree.

Herbert H. McAdams Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Herbert H. McAdams II Foundation. Mr. McAdams, who died in 2001, was a long-time Arkansas banker, first in Jonesboro and later in Little Rock.

Hester M. Waddill Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the family of Hester M. Waddill, who taught for more than 38 years in the public schools of Poinsett and Jackson counties in Arkansas.

Hill Family Prospective Minority Ed Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dr. Howard Hill, who completed his master of science in education at ASU in 1968, majoring in secondary school administration. At the time Dr. Hill established the scholarship, he was director of chapter programs for Phi Delta Kappa, the professional fraternity in education.

Hispanic Community Services, Inc. Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in May 2003 by Joseph Sullivan, Jr., of Jonesboro, AR, the owner and president of Sullivan Steel. The intent of the scholarship is to assist students of Hispanic heritage, such as yourself, in pursuit of a business degree at Arkansas State University.

Hoeper Family Honors Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Alice Hoeper of Woodruff, Wisconsin, along with her sons, one of whom teaches at Arkansas State University. Dr. Jeffrey Hoeper is a professor of English and Philosophy, and formerly directed the Honors Program at Arkansas State. The family has a desire to assist outstanding out-of-state students who choose to come to ASU and participate in the Honors Program.

Hoops for Scholars Scholarship
Description

The Hoops for Scholars Scholarship began during the Arkansas State University basketball season of 1993. During a game against Western Kentucky University, ASU fans, friends and alums pledged $2 for each field goal the Indians scored. Monies collected were placed in an endowment to fund academic scholarships at Arkansas State.

Horn Memorial Scholarship
Description

Your scholarship was established with an endowment gift to Arkansas State University from the Horns' four children, who attended A-State. Their son, the late John Horn of Bartlesville, Okla., received his B.S. in Agriculture in 1938; their daughter, the late Oreida Horn Anderson of Moline, Ill. received her B.S. in chemistry in 1942; their daughter, the late Alice Horn Bryant received her B.S. in social science in 1938; and their son, the late Virgene Horn attended ASU in the mid-1940's

Howard Christie Pierce in Math Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2001 by Mrs. Ella Pierce in memory of her husband, Howard Christie Pierce. Mr. Pierce taught mathematics and physical science at Jonesboro High School for nearly 30 years. He held a masters degree in educational administration from ASU. Mrs. Pierce also taught in the Jonesboro Public School System for nearly 30 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education and a master's degree in special education, both from ASU.

Howard W. Pasmore Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Pasmore of Jonesboro in memory of Mr. Pasmore's mother, Howard Wooldridge Pasmore. Miss Howard Wooldridge joined the faculty of what was then Arkansas State College in 1927. She left after a year to teach at Murray State University in Murray, Ky., and in 1929 married Dr. D. Fred Pasmore. In 1930, Arkansas State President, V.C. Kays, appointed the couple to the ASU faculty, where Mrs. Pasmore established the first four-year credit program in art, and vigorously promoted the importance of art in the public schools. She taught at Arkansas State until her death in 1961.

Howl Yes Grant - Senior Scholarship
Description

The 1909 Society, which is a giving campaign exclusive to new graduates of Arkansas State University, was created in 2003 by the Student Government Association and was named after A-State's founding year. Through this giving campaign, the SGA was able to endow the 1909 Society Scholarship.

Hoyt International Business Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Hoyt. Dr. Hoyt, professor emeritus of management at Arkansas State University for 25 years, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2007, at his home in Palm Bay, Fla. During his tenure at ASU he served as the first director of the Transportation Management Program and helped to secure a $1.5 million endowment for that program. He was also the first director of the College of Business Internship Program and had more than 1,200 student interns worldwide during his career.

Huckaby Family Scholarship
Description

Since the inception of the Arkansas State University Rugby Club no other person, or group of individuals, has been more committed to the growth and well-being of the organization than the Huckaby family. Beginning with the Honorable Kurt Huckaby, the founder of the A-State Rugby Club, each and every member has made sacrifices and commitments to the club that have not only kept it alive, but allowed it to thrive over the course of its existence.

Hummelstein & McCracken Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Charles Preston Winters Foundation, a private foundation of West Point, Mississippi, to honor Marilyn McCracken Hummelstein and William Andrew 'Andy' McCracken, the children of Katherine Winters McCracken of Jonesboro, AR, and the grandchildren of Charles Preston Winters, founder of the Charles Preston Winters Foundation.

Hunt Mello Textbook Scholarship
Description

Dr. Shane Hunt, the Dean of the College of Business, and Dr. John Mello, an Associate Professor of Marketing in the College of Business created this scholarship to assist students with their education. Dr. Hunt and Dr. Mello co-authored a textbook titled "Marketing" is used in universities across the nation. Royalties from their book were used to endow this scholarship.

J McAlister Cache River Valley Seed Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 2004 by Randy Woodard and Cache River Valley Seed, LLC in honor of Randy's father-in-law, Joe McAlister, who founded the company in 1961. The family-owned agriculture business, which was first known as McAlister Seed Service, was established by J.E. McAlister and L.E. McAlister. In 1972, J.E. McAlister became sole owner of the business and changed the name to Cache River Valley Development Corp. His son-in-law Randy Woodard joined the firm in 1973 as a partner and together they continued to grow the company. In 1997, the company name was changed to Cache River Valley Seed, LLC.

J. D. Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1984 by Mrs. Ruth Rogers of Pine Bluff, Ark., in memory of her husband, the late J.D. Rogers. Mr. Rogers was a longtime resident of Pine Bluff and an employee of the Pine Bluff Arsenal. Their son Doug is a graduate of the ASU broadcasting program and was employed by the Radio-TV department for several years

J.T. & R.C. Wright Annual Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in December 2004 by Mr. William R. Wright who died the following month. Mr. Wright's trust will provide three awards annually in memory of his family members. He was very generous in his meaningful contributions to ASU and its students, desiring that deserving students be given assistance to achieve higher education goals.

Jake West Memorial Scholarship
Description

Jake West was a bright, up and coming theater major at Arkansas State University who died as the result of a car crash in 2005 while on his way to the final dress rehearsal for the play "The Elves and the Shoemaker". Jake was a Jonesboro native who graduated from Nettleton High School participated in numerous plays while in high school and in college. This scholarship was established by friends and family of Jake and is designated for students majoring in Theatre at Arkansas State University.

James and Carole Stevens Engineering Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 2009 by James "Jim" and Carole Stevens. Mr. Stevens attended Arkansas State University and played baseball for ASU in 1954

James Blankenship Scholarship
Description

In 2001, Mr. James Blankenship died, leaving his estate to Arkansas State University. The proceeds from the selling of his estate created the James Blankenship Scholarship.

James Crain Balton Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Doug Henson.

James E. Gambill Memorial Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by Mrs. Jeanette Gambill in memory of her husband, James Gambill. He was Vocational-Agriculture instructor in the Brookland school system until his retirement. This scholarship to students pursuing a career in the field of agriculture will continue his legacy.

James E. Gambill Scholarship
Description

Scholarship set up in memory of James E. Gambill by his wife, Jeanette.

James G Osborn in Accounting Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1992 by an anonymous donor.

James H Ringgold Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. James H. Ringgold with the first recipient to be selected in 2006. The endowment was created to provide undergraduate scholarships for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at ASU. Mr. Ringgold is a native of Jacksonville, Ark. He completed two years at Arkansas Tech, then transferred to ASU and graduated in 1959 with a degree in mathematics. During his undergraduate years he was a member of Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society and Scabbard & Blade. He retired from Bell Helicopter where he was employed as an Engineering Specialist.

James Key Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Dr. James A. Key Memorial English Scholarship was established to honor Dr. Key, who taught in the Department of English, Philosophy and Languages from 1966 until 1976.

James L. Thompson Estate Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University received a $2.8 million endowment gift in 2002 from the estate of James L. Thompson. Thompson, who died in spring 2001, was a retired airline captain for Delta Air Lines living in Houston and a 1944 alumnus of what was then Arkansas State College.

James W. Callaway/AT&T Scholarship
Description

The James W. Callaway/AT&T Scholarship Endowment in Business provides needed scholarships to minority/underserved students majoring in accounting, law, marketing, management, economics, finance, computer information technology or business administration. The endowment was created with a gift of $162,500 to the ASU Foundation in October 2007. Jim Callaway is a 1968 alumnus of the College of Business. He is Senior Executive Vice President-Executive Operations for AT&T. He also serves on the ASU Foundation's Board of Directors.

James W. Lundberg Scholarship
Description

The James W. Lundberg Philanthropic Trust was created by a friend and business partner of Mr. Lundberg's after his death. Jim Lundberg was a veteran who came to Arkansas State in the late 1950s. Lundberg was a campus leader and member of the Veterans' Club, which he and others disbanded to establish a colony of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.

Janna Lambert History Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of Janna Sue Lambert (1936-1989), a long-time friend of the Department of History, and wife of Dr. C. Roger Lambert, former department chair. She was especially active in the Faculty Women's Association, the League of Women Voters, and the Presbyterian Church.

Janna Lambert Keyboard Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1992, the Janna Lambert Memorial Keyboard Scholarship was created in memory of Mrs. Janna Lambert (1937-1989) by her husband, Professor Roger Lambert, and many other friends and family in memory of her generous and gracious support of Arkansas State University for more than two decades, and in recognition of her love for the piano.

Jay Palmer Beard & Veda Pruett Beard Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Jay Palmer Beard's nephew, Bill Pruett of Greers Ferry, Ark. The Beards founded the Northeast Arkansas radio station KBTM and KBTM-FM. Mrs. Beard was the second woman to receive authority from the Federal Communications Commission to assume the management and ownership of a radio station while her husband served in World War II.

Jerry Bowen ROTC Scholarship
Description

Out of devotion to their alma mater and a desire to assist aspiring Army officers at Arkansas State University, Jerry and Connie Bowen established a scholarship endowment for military science students at A-State. Jerry was a leader in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program and received a Regular Army commission along with his degree in agriculture education and designation as a Distinguished Military Graduate. After a five-year assignment as chief of the Army Protocol Office in the Pentagon, he retired from the Army in 1989 and the couple settled in Jonesboro.

Jill Wright Annual Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in December 2004 by Mr. William R. Wright who died the following month. Mr. Wright's trust will provide three awards annually in memory of his family members. He was very generous in his meaningful contributions to ASU and its students, desiring that deserving students be given assistance to achieve higher education goals.

Jim Sloan Memorial Scholarship
Description

Established in 1997 by friends, business associates and family members as a tribute to the late Jim Sloan, a Jonesboro farmer and businessman.

Joe B Hilliard Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 1992 by the Wilson family of Mississippi County as a tribute to Joe B. Hilliard, who has been associated with the Lee Wilson & Company family business and has provided outstanding service to the community, the state and the region for more than 50 years.

John and Irene Neeley Music Scholarship
Description

Mr. John H. Neeley established this scholarship shortly before his death in 1989. After his death, the scholarship was named in memory of Mr. Neeley and his wife, who died in 1980. Mr. Neeley was a farmer and large-acreage landowner in Poinsett County. From 1932 to 1962, Mr. Neeley operated a J.I. Case Equipment dealership in Waldenburg, AR, with his father W.K. Neeley. He was a Mason and an Elk, was a member of the Board of Directors of Jonesboro Grain Drying for more than 25 years. Mrs. Neeley was very active in her husband's farming operation, and served 17 years as a bookkeeper with the Stuck Lumber Company.

John and Irene Neeley Plant Science Scholarship
Description

John Neeley established this scholarship shortly before his death. Mr. Neeley was a farmer and large-acreage landowner in Poinsett County. From 1932 to 1962, Mr. Neeley operated a J.I. Case Equipment dealership in Waldenburg, AR, with his father W.K. Neeley. He was a Mason and an Elk, was a member of the Board of Directors of Jonesboro Grain Drying for more than 25 years, and received awards for his conservation efforts from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Soil Conservation Service, now known as the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

John Cramer Scholarship
Description

The scholarship was established by friends and family members in memory of John Cramer who served as a professor in the Department of Radio-Television at Arkansas State University.

John Horn ROTC Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Mr. John Horn of Bartlesville, Okla., an Arkansas State University alumnus who participated in the ROTC program and later served in World War II.

John T. Clements III Memorial Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University received gifts from the late Mrs. Dorothy Clements, and from Dr. William Clements, his wife Dr. Frances Malpezzi and their daughter Evelyn to establish the John T. Clements III Memorial Scholarship for students with cerebral palsy or another disability. Dr. Clements and Dr. Malpezzi are long-time ASU faculty members. John T. Clements III was born in Beeville, Texas, with cerebral palsy, a condition produced by loss of oxygen to part of the brain shortly before, during or after birth. Instead of yielding to pressures to institutionalize him, his parents, who were public school teachers, kept him at home, where he developed intellectually and socially.

John Tipton Management Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1993 by colleagues, friends and family of Dr. Tipton in honor of his service as a faculty member in the Department of Management. Dr. Tipton was a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and served in the Vietnam War. He received the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star retiring as a colonel in the Army.

Jon Linder/Douglas Seitz Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Stephen and Mary Seitz and named in memory of family members. Stephen graduated from ASU in 1992 with his MBA. Mary graduated from ASU in 1997 with an MA in Communicative Disorders. Through their generosity, assistance is provided to single parents in their academic endeavors at ASU.

Jones & Company Ltd. Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established during the 1980s by the partners in the Jones and Company accounting firm in Jonesboro, AR. Because they believe in supporting the continued success of ASU's accounting program, and because they believe in making a difference in the lives of those who are striving to excel through the program, Jones and Company chose to establish this award that is now being bestowed to you.

Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce Agri Scholarship
Description

The Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce established this endowment fund with a gift of twenty-five hundred dollars and to make additional and/or periodic gifts to the Foundation until a minimum balance of ten-thousand dollars is reached. The scholarship will be administered in consultation with the Agriculture Committee of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce or its designee.

Jonesboro Univ. Heights Lions Club Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Jonesboro University Heights Lions Club, in reflecting its main service objective, to assist visually or hearing-impaired students in realizing an education at Arkansas State University.

Joseph Wellborn Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by the Accounting Club, colleagues, friends and former students in honor of Dr. Joe Wellborn, who taught accounting at Arkansas State University from 1968 to 1972. He contributed wit, interest and knowledge, both to his students and to the accounting program. In 1972, Dr. Wellborn was in an automobile accident that permanently disabled him. The scholarship honors Dr. Wellborn for his dedication to teaching.

Juanita Provance King Memorial Scholarship
Description

The members of the Malden, MO, High School graduating class of 1952 and surviving children established this scholarship in Juanita King's memory during their 50th class reunion year. The class desired to give back to Malden by assisting a deserving student pursuing an education at Arkansas State University. Mrs. King began teaching in the Malden School system in 1945 and attended college during summers, graduating from Arkansas State College in 1957 earning her BSE. Mrs. King was the mother of seven and taught mathematics to seventh and eighth grade students in Malden Junior High School for 28 years. She taught for 33 years retiring in 1972.

Julia Lansford Vocal Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by family and friends in honor of Mrs. Julia Lansford who retired from Arkansas State University in 2007. Mrs. Lansford, who served as an associate professor in music, began her career with Arkansas State University in 1964. She received a BME from Arkansas State College and a MM in vocal performance from North Texas State University with post-graduate studies in Freiburg, Germany.

Junior Auxiliary of Jonesboro Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2008 with an initial gift of $58,000.

Justin M Humphreys Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2004 by Dr. T.J. and Mary Ann Humphreys in memory of their youngest son, Justin M. Humphreys. Justin died on July 23, 2004, while on active duty with the 216th MP Company of the Arkansas National Guard. Justin was an avid outdoorsman, and attended ASU his freshman year hoping to major in wildlife management. Dr. T. J. Humphreys is a 1977 graduate of ASU; his wife, Mary Ann, is a 1976 graduate

Katherine E Franzen Scholarship
Description

Tom W. Franzen established the scholarship on July 24, 1992, in honor of his grandmother, Katherine E. Franzen, a well known, lifelong resident of Stuttgart. She was an astute farmer and business woman whose generosity was far reaching. The scholarship was established to help future Arkansas County students further their education in the agricultural field.

Kathleen and Ray Hall Sr Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Hall at the time of his death in 1997. Dr. Hall made numerous contributions on all levels to the field of education including laying the foundation for vocational schools in the state of Arkansas. He began service in 1951 at what was then Arkansas State College and assisted in the establishment of the nursing school at ASU. Upon his retirement from ASU he served as director of Foundation and Development at St. Bernards.

Kathlyn and Earl Yarbrough Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Ann Marie Karaki in honor of her grandparents, Kathlyn and Earl Yarbrough. Kathlyn worked for years in the ASU College of Business.

Keith Crass in Accountancy Memorial Scholarship
Description

Keith Crass graduated from Arkansas State University and began a career in public accounting, ultimately forming Crass & Smith, P.A. with his friend and partner Dennis Smith.

Kelsey Hall/Brown Lacy Excellence in Agri Memorial Scholarship
Description

This endowment was established to honor the memory of Kelsey Hall who died in 2007 and Brown Lacy who died in 2009. Numerous family and friends contributed through memorial gifts to the success of this endowment. Both men were highly respected in the Jonesboro community and the agriculture business. They were responsible for large farming operations in Craighead County. This award to a student majoring in Agriculture Business provides and continues Mr. Hall and Mr. Lacy's life promoting progress in agriculture.

Kenneth R Lane Radio/TV Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by colleagues, friends and former students of Ken Lane, an instructor in the Department of Radio-Television for many years, who died in 1994.

Kern Graphic Art Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in honor of Robert W. Kern of Jonesboro, emeritus director of printing and a faculty member in Arkansas State University's Department of Journalism and Printing from 1956 until 1993.

Kiwanis Club of Jonesboro Scholarship
Description

The Kiwanis Club of Jonesboro established this scholarship account with an initial gift of $90,000 from proceeds of their annual Pancake Breakfast held each March.

KJNB Broadcasting Scholarship
Description

For students pursuing a career in broadcast television with at least 30 hours of credits with a minimum of 2.5 GPA who demonstrates need. Student must submit a portfolio with application. Current recipients are eligible to receive the award again but they must reapply each year.

Kris Taylor Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Northeast Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists in memory of Kris Taylor of Paragould, Ark. Mrs. Taylor was a radiologic technologist student at Arkansas State University and an employee of the outpatient department at Arkansas Methodist Hospital in Paragould. She died tragically in 1990 in an automobile accident while on her way to classes at Arkansas State.

L E Brinkley for Student Development Scholarship
Description

The L.E. Brinkley Endowment for Student Development will be used to fund agribusiness student activities such as educational field trips and travel to state and national quiz bowl competitions.

L H Sternheimer Family Communication Disorders Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was first awarded in 1999. Leopold Henry Sternheimer and his wife Rosa Levine Sternheimer were business and social leaders in Jonesboro in the early days of the 20th century. They raised three children who graduated from Jonesboro High School. The Sternheimer's granddaughter, Dr. Rosalee Greenfield Weiss, and her husband, Dr. Raymond Weiss, of Teaneck, N.J., have provided an endowment at Arkansas State University in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Sternheimer and their children.

L H Sternheimer Family Music Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was first awarded in 1999. Leopold Henry Sternheimer and his wife Rosa Levin Sternheimer were business and social leaders in Jonesboro in the early days of the 20th century. They raised three children who graduated from Jonesboro High School. The Sternheimer's granddaughter, Dr. Rosalee Greenfield Weiss, and her husband Dr. Raymond Weiss, of Teaneck, NJ, have provided and endowment at Arkansas State University in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Sternheimer and their children.

L W Tex Plunkett Scholarship
Description

Leland W. Tex Plunkett taught at Arkansas State from 1936 until 1974, when he was declared emeritus professor of journalism. In his 38 years on campus, he saw the journalism department he founded become a division and lead to the formation of a College of Communications, composed of the Divisions of Journalism and Printing, and Radio-Television. For years Tex, the winner of the first R.E. Lee Wilson Award for outstanding service to the institution, taught in the English department and sponsored the Herald in addition to other duties.

Lee R. Krigbaum for Non Traditional Students Scholarship
Description

Mr. Krigbaum was the child of a rural Arkansas farm family and he served in the Navy during WWII. Once out of the Navy, he was able to attend college thanks to the GI bill. Mr. Krigbaum was an alumnus of the 1949 class of what was known then as Arkansas State College. The scholarship was established by Lauren, daughter of Mr. Lee Krigbaum. She states "ASU has always been a part of my life. When it came time to choose a university after high school, ASU was it for me; I wanted to following in my father's footsteps.

Leet Family Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2002 by Dr. Robert Leet-Corday to honor his family, who have a long history in Poinsett County, and benefit the nursing profession for generations to come. Dr. Corday's establishment of this scholarship is because of the strong educational foundation he received while attending classes at ASU. He was drawn to support the College of Nursing and Health Professions at ASU because of the need across the country for nursing professionals. Dr. Leet-Corday passed away on May 16, 2007.

License to HOWL - Currently Enrolled Scholarship
Description

The scholarship that has been awarded to you is the result of a gift to Arkansas State University from the A-State Alumni Association. The A-State Alumni Association License Plate Scholarship Endowment was established in 2003 by the A-State Alumni Association, through proceeds from the sale of A-State license plates in Arkansas. Members of the Alumni Association are people who attended or graduated from Arkansas State, or who want to establish a relationship with the university through joining the association.

License to HOWL - Incoming Freshmen Scholarship
Description

The scholarship that has been awarded to you is the result of a gift to Arkansas State University from the A-State Alumni Association. The A-State Alumni Association License Plate Scholarship Endowment was established in 2003 by the A-State Alumni Association, through proceeds from the sale of A-State license plates in Arkansas. Members of the Alumni Association are people who attended or graduated from Arkansas State, or who want to establish a relationship with the university through joining the association.

Lillian Barton Education Memorial Scholarship
Description

Lillian Barton served the teaching profession for more than 50 years during her lifetime as a public school teacher, school administrator and teacher educator. She served Arkansas State University for 21 years, retiring in 1972. After her death in 1979, her family and friends established this scholarship through Kappa Delta Pi to encourage future leaders, in the spirit of Miss Barton, to follow the example she set in the teaching profession.

Lily Peter Keyboard Scholarship
Description

Miss Lilly Peter, a plantation owner in Marvell, Ark., was recognized statewide as a supporter of the arts. In 1969, Miss Lilly arranged for the Philadelphia Orchestra to come to Arkansas and perform concerts in recognition of the Arkansas Territorial Sesquicentennial. The proceeds from those concerts was divided between the University of Arkansas and Arkansas State University. With this gift, Miss Lilly personally donated an additional $1,178.16 to ASU to bring the total to $10,000, and the scholarship was established. After Miss Lilly's death, the scholarship was renamed in her memory.

Linual Cameron Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter at ASU endowed a scholarship to honor the memory of Mr. Cameron. For 24 years, Linual Cameron was ASU's vice president of finance and was a strong supporter of African-American students at ASU, especially those students who exhibited leadership potential and academic achievement.

Lloyd & June Goff Memorial Scholarship
Description

The children of the late Lloyd L. and June C. Goff knew that their parents placed special emphasis on education throughout their life's work and community activities. With that in mind, they endowed this scholarship following their parents' deaths in 1990. Throughout their lives, education was of paramount importance to the Goffs.

Lloyd K. Meharg Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of the late Lloyd Keith Meharg. Lloyd was an alumnus of the ASU printing program and taught printing in the Jonesboro Area Vo-Tech School.

Lorena J Rockie Smith Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2002 to honor the memory of Mrs. Lorena `Rockie' Smith by her husband, A.B. Smith and her daughter, Llana Smith. Scholarship is to assist in performances that promote the artistic and cultural quality of the community.

Lott Sanders Accountancy Scholarship
Description

James and Sharon Sanders established this scholarship to assist non-traditional students majoring in accountancy. Both of the Sanders received their undergraduate and CPA license as non-traditional students and currently operate their own CPA firm in West Plains, Mo. Mr. Sanders has served on the ASU Foundation Board and the ASU Alumni Association Board.

Lou and Frank Angelo Scholarship
Description

The Lou and Frank Angelo Scholarship was established by Mrs. Lou Angelo and her husband, the late Frank Angelo, in 1986 to aid deserving students who meet the scholarship requirements. Mr. Angelo was a 1939 graduate of what is now Arkansas State University. In his adult life, Mr. Angelo was instrumental in moving the home location of the 875th Engineering Battalion to the ASU campus, and in building the armory at its present location. He also started Angelo Manufacturing, one of the largest manufacturers of wooden pallets in the United States.

Louis Joseph and Elise Marie Schaaf Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established to honor Louis' parents whose belief in education was paramount in their family lives. If it were not for Mr. Schaaf's education at A-State he would not be successful today. Mr. Schaaf is a CPA involved with health care consulting.

Loys and Riley Wright Annual Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in December 2004 by Mr. William R. Wright who died the following month. Mr. Wright's trust will provide three awards annually in memory of his family members. He was very generous in his meaningful contributions to ASU and its students, desiring that deserving students be given assistance to achieve higher education goals.

LTC Barney G. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the family and friends of Lt. Colonel Barney G. Smith, who upon his untimely death, was a professor of military science at ASU and was near completion of his Master of Business Administration degree at ASU. He was a 1974 graduate of ASU and served as a professor of military science at the university since January of 2000

LTC Grossman/Military Sci II Scholarship
Description

This award was established in honor of Lieutenant Colonel David Grossman who served as the Professor of Military Science and Chair of the Department of Military Science at ASU from 1994 to 1998. He then served as adjunct faculty of the Department of Psychology and Counseling until 1999.

LunBeck Leadership Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dwayne and Jo LunBeck in honor of their daughter Shelley JoAnne LunBeck Tustison, who attended ASU-Jonesboro from the years 2000 to 2004, serving as Student Government Association President in her final year and receiving the Wilson Award, Arkansas State University's highest honor presented to a student.

Mable Symons Woodside Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by John A. and Donna R. Woodside of Lufkin, Texas, in memory of Mr. Woodside's mother Mable Symons Woodside. Mrs. Woodside taught from 1910 to 1914 as one of the first faculty members at the First District State Agricultural and Mechanical School, the institution that evolved into Arkansas State University. Her son, John, graduated from Arkansas State University in 1936 with a bachelor of science in chemistry.

Major General Elder Granger M.D. Scholarship
Description

Major General Elder Granger, M.D., a native of West Memphis, is a 1976 graduate of Arkansas State University. While at ASU, he received the B.S. cum laude, majoring in Zoology with a Military Science minor. He attended Harvard University's Health Career Summer Program in 1974-75, and graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine in 1980 with an M.D.

Mamie Davis for Non-Traditional Students Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the estate of Mamie Davis in her honor. Mamie was a long time educator in Missouri and in Arkansas. She spent a total of 43 years teaching children. Born September 7, 1929, in Danville, Ark. Mrs. Mamie Ruth Davis was married to Reverend Gordon Rudolph Davis. Mrs. Davis graduated from East Prairie High School in East Prairie Missouri, attended Southeast Missouri State College in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and was a graduate of Arkansas State College (University) in Jonesboro. She taught school in the State of Missouri for 20 years and in Paragould, Arkansas Public Schools (Baldwin Elementary) for 23 years. She was a member and past president of Alpha Delta Kappa Teachers Sorority, a member of Missouri Early Childhood Education Association, member and past secretary of Greene County Teachers Association, member of Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, member of Missouri Retired Teachers Association and past member of the Arkansas State Board of Education. Mrs. Davis devoted her life to teaching and helping others. She passed away March 7, 2013 at the age of 83.

Marie Deacon Landon Scholarship
Description

Dorine Deacon established this scholarship in the honor of her daughter, Marie, who experienced a debilitating disease. With the help of professionals, she is able to live at home with her family. Mrs. Deacon wanted to provide scholarship support for someone who will work to exhibit that same kindness, energy, and expertise that she witnessed in the rehab of her daughter.

Mark Eugene Crow Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Mark Eugene Crow Memorial Scholarship was created by his family in loving memory of a bright light that was extinguished too soon. It is our hope that recipients of this award will use it in the same spirit of service and leadership that Mark Crow exhibited, and that each recipient will fulfill a portion of Mark’s unrealized promise in his or her own special way. Applicants should have at least 30 hours of credits and be in good academic standing with at least a 2.75 grade point average. Applicants should have a strong interest in community service and/or service to others.

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Markel Owens Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established to honor Markel Owens who was tragically killed trying to protect his parents. Markel wore number 94 and played defensive tackle for the A-State Red Wolves.

Marlin D Jackson Scholarship
Description

Friends and family initiated the scholarship bearing in name of Marlin D. Jackson in 1987 as a tribute to the former state banking commissioner, banker and educator. The scholarship became a memorial scholarship after Mr. Jackson's death in 1998. Marlin Jackson was a 1958 honor graduate of the then-Arkansas State College with a bachelor's degree in agriculture.

Martha Ivener Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2000 by family and friends of Martha Ivener upon her untimely death. Mrs. Ivener was highly respected as a faculty member in the Department of Social Work at ASU.

Mary Anna Chop Music Scholarship
Description

The scholarship that you are receiving was established in 2003 to provide music scholarships to students at Arkansas State University. This scholarship was made possible by the late Mary Anna Chop of Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Mary E G Jones Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mary Elizabeth Greenwood Jones was recruited by V.C. Kays as one of the first students of the regional training school that evolved into what is now Arkansas State University. After obtaining a teaching license, she taught many years at Hickory Ridge and Fisher, Ark. She later earned a degree from the institution where she studied 27 years earlier, which by then was known as Arkansas State College. Her son, the late Bill E. Jones, with his family in 1989 established the scholarship in memory of Mrs. Jones as a permanent tribute to her accomplishments.

Mary L. Swan Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dr. Kenneth Swan in loving memory of his wife, Mary L. Swan. Mary was a 1963 graduate of Arkansas State College. She was an elementary school reading teacher for most of her career. Her desire was to assist students majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education as ASU.

Mary Lou Wood Business Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1995 by Dr. Robert Ferralasco and Dr. Dan Hoyt, both of whom were professors in the College of Business at Arkansas State University, to honor their colleague, Dr. Mary Lou Wood, on the occasion of her retirement after a 30-year tenure at ASU. Dr. Wood began her career at Arkansas State College at the age of 17 as a secretary to Dean Robert Moore, dean of students. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Business Education at Arkansas State and began teaching, first as a grad assistant in 1964, and then as an instructor in 1965.

Mary Rogers Brown Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mary Rogers Brown was a 1915 Aggie graduate and taught home economics on campus from 1917 - 1920. She returned to ASU in 1936 as head of the home economics department and dean of women. She retired in 1965 and moved to California. Following her death on December 25, 1981, an endowed scholarship fund was established in her memory by Roger and Bonnie Brown, along with contributions from other family members and friends. Roger and Bonnie are still actively involved in the scholarship.

Mary Sue Moore Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2003 by Susan Moore Armstrong of Jonesboro to honor the memory of her mother, Mary Sue Fisher Moore, who died on June 26, 2002 at the age of 88. Mrs. Moore was a graduate of Arkansas State, having earned a Bachelor's degree in English. Additionally, she earned a Master's degree in Library Science from the George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. She was retired from Jonesboro High School as a librarian

Mary Williams and Josephine Wright Richmond Scholarship
Description

Ms. Deryle Richmond of College Station, Texas, established the Mary Williams and Josephine Wright Richmond Scholarship Fund in honor of her great-aunt and grandmother. It was her wish to honor these ladies by assisting a deserving woman who is pursuing an education at Arkansas State University.

Maude Campbell Cast in International Business Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Clint Relyea in honor of his mother Maude Campbell Cast. Clint was a professor in the College of Business for many years.

Maurice and Florence Rubenstein Scholarship
Description

Florence Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship and Maurice Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship - they are paid out of the endowment account. The scholarships were established by the family of the late Maurice and Florence Rubenstein of Jonesboro. Maurice was a well-known businessman and beloved civic and community leader in the last half of the 20th century.

Maxine and Jesse B. Gregg Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Maxine Gregg established this scholarship in 1988 to help deserving students. The scholarship is named for Mrs. Gregg, who died in 2004, and her late husband, Jesse B. Gregg, who died in 1974. Mrs. Gregg was a longtime support of Arkansas State University through gifts to the athletic program as well as the ASU museum. The family owned Gregg Funeral Home which was founded in 1877.

McFarland Academic Freedom Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by Dr. C.K. McFarland, who served Arkansas State University from 1971 to 1982 as chair of the Department of History and from 1982 to 1997 as Professor of History and Management (Industrial Relations), and his wife, Dr. Linda McFarland (deceased August 26, 2003), who served as a temporary faculty member in the Department of History.

Meeker/Grear Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1993 by Robert and Wilma Meeker Grear of Bono, Ark., in memory of their parents, the late John H. and Maude Meeker of Bono and Clarence F. and Louise Grear of Jonesboro, Ill. The Grears said they established the scholarship because their parents taught them the value of an education and they wished to invest in the youth of today.

Melvyn Wetherspoon Memorial Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established after the death of Mr. Melvyn Wetherspoon by many friends and family members. His career as an educator and supporter to the church and community is honored through this award. This scholarship offers a Newport High School graduate the opportunity to achieve their personal higher education goals that Mr. Wetherspoon aspired to and provided encouragement to his students.

Michael E. Medlock College of Business Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2000 by Insurance Network to provide assistance to students majoring in banking, finance or insurance. Mike Medlock, president of Insurance Network, graduated from ASU in 1973 with a degree in Business Management.

Michael Johnnedes Memorial Scholarship
Description

Dr. Johnnedes was an associate professor of science who taught at the then Arkansas State College from 1954 until his death April 12, 1965. He provided for scholarships through his will by creating a benevolent trust for the benefit of physics students.

Michael L. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in memory of Michael Lynn Smith, a 17-year Poinsett County Farm Bureau Insurance agent by the members of the Poinsett County Farm Bureau.

Mildred Watson Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was endowed in 1987 through the will of the late Mildred R. Watson of Jonesboro and was awarded for the first time in 1990.

MOAA Generals Porter and Wood Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the ROTC program, the Military Officers Association of America - Northeast Arkansas Chapter established this award.

Moot Court Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving is funded by members of the ASU Moot Court Advisory Board, and is awarded to the ASU Moot Court team member who shows the most dedication to summer preparation for the upcoming season.

Morrisoenfield Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the family of the late Morris Schoenfield of Jonesboro, a well-known businessman and beloved civic and community leader in the mid-20th century.

Morse Family Scholarship
Description

Jake and June Morse chose to establish the Morse Family Scholarship to help non-traditional students studying in any discipline at ASU, not only because they knew firsthand the challenges a non-traditional student faces, but because they saw the need for more support of non-traditional students at ASU through scholarships. Both, Jake and June Morse are graduates of ASU, along with their three daughters, Margie, Marcia and Melissa.

Mossie J. Richmond-Afak Haydar Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1997 by the faculty of International Programs in honor of Dr. Afak Haydar, retired faculty member, and in memory of Dr. Mossie Richmond, faculty member and one-time interim president of ASU. Both men worked jointly in establishing the International Program on the ASU campus.

Mr. and Mrs. W W Holmes Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Jerre Spurlock and Mr. Mabe Spurlock of Jonesboro, Ark., along with Mrs. Spurlock's sister, the late Mrs. Willagene Moore, provided a gift to endow a scholarship in the ASU College of Agriculture in memory of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Holmes. The Holmes' were well-known residents of Jonesboro and Bay, Ark., where they farmed and operated a cotton gin and grain elevator.

Myra Tillman Art Memorial Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1984, the scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tillman of Jonesboro in memory of their daughter, Myra, who was one of the students tragically killed in a school bus accident outside Grubbs, Ark., in 1983. The bus was carrying students and teachers of the Area Vo-Tech School at Jonesboro High to a competition in Little Rock. Myra was a participant in the vo-tech school and had a deep interest in art

Nancy C. Everitt Entrepreneurship Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by Nancy Everitt of Franklin, Tenn. Nancy is a 1987 graduate of ASU's College of Communications Radio-Television Department. She is president/CEO of HEOPS Inc., a strategic services and outsourcing company that addresses the billing and reimbursement aspects of health care. Everitt was recognized in 2002 for her leadership potential by the American Academy of Medical Administrators. At the age of 34, she assisted in the spinoff of LifePoint Hospitals from HCA Healthcare Inc. Shortly thereafter, she left LifePoint to start HEOPS.

Nancy Eubanks Bacot Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Bacot was an Instructor in the Department of Teacher Education at Arkansas State University from 1972 until 2013. She earned her undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. Nancy was active in many professional organizations. For more than 30 years, she served as faculty sponsor for the ASU student organization of the Association for Childhood Education International.

National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established in 1995 by Mrs. Margaret Osoinach, in loving memory of her husband, who was a professor of Sociology at Arkansas State University. Dr. Osoinach was born in Washington, D.C., and joined the faculty of the then-Arkansas State College in 1963

Natl Assn Ins/Fin Advisors Scholarship
Description

In 2000, the former named Jonesboro Life Underwriters Group established this scholarship. The now named, National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors/Northeast AR Chapter, provides support to the scholarship through various events. The organization's purpose is to assist upper level non-traditional students in the College of Business with assistance in their pursuit of higher education achievements.

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by NEA Medical Center of Jonesboro, formerly Regional Medical Center, and Methodist Hospital, in honor of the doctors on staff at the hospital.

NEA Medical Center Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by NEA Medical Center of Jonesboro, formerly Regional Medical Center, and Methodist Hospital, in honor of the doctors on staff at the hospital

NEA Society of CPAs Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the accounting program, and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the accounting program, the Northeast Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants established this award.

Neeley General Agriculture Scholarship
Description

Mr. John H. Neeley established this scholarship shortly before his death in 1989. After his death, the scholarship was named in memory of Mr. Neeley and his wife, who died in 1980. Mr. Neeley was a farmer and large-acreage landowner in Poinsett County. From 1932 to 1962, Mr. Neeley operated a J.I. Case Equipment dealership in Waldenburg, AR, with his father W.K. Neeley. He was a Mason and an Elk, was a member of the Board of Directors of Jonesboro Grain Drying for more than 25 years. Mrs. Neeley was very active in her husband‰Û¢ÌÛ_s farming operation, and served 17 years as a bookkeeper with the Stuck Lumber Company.

Nolan Ruth and Karen Dacus Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the estate of Ruth Dacus in 2003.

Olympus Construction Inc Scholarship
Description

In November 2001, Olympus Construction, Inc. began funding toward establishing a scholarship endowment at Arkansas State University. This scholarship provides additional resources to the College of Engineering's Scholarship program. Olympus' generosity will benefit those selected recipients who are outstanding students majoring in the field of engineering.

Orthany Dekker Business Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Dekker served as a cashier at ASU from 1949 until her retirement in 1973. Her son, Dr. Paden Neeley, established the scholarship in 1993 in memory of her.

Paul Allbright ROTC Scholarship
Description

Capt. Paul H. Allbright was a 1940 graduate of what is now Arkansas State University. While at ASU he was named to Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities, and also received a ROTC commission. After earning his degree in physics, he worked as a nuclear physicist in Oak Ridge, Tenn. He was a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor and a World War II veteran. Capt. Allbright died in 1982. In 1988, his wife established this scholarship to honor the memory of her husband and his respect for the Department of Military Science at Arkansas State.

Peggy Stroud Panhellenic Scholarship
Description

Dean Peggy Stroud was employed at Arkansas State University from 1954 until 1984 and was associate dean of students.

Perry G Stevens Public Service Scholarship
Description

In celebration of his 70th birthday, the Perry G. Stevens Public Service Scholarship was established by his children to honor an exemplary public service career that has inspired others to follow in his path. Mr. Stevens was born and raised at Calico Rock, Ark., and graduated from Arkansas State University in 1953. After an outstanding 30 year career in the military, he retired with the rank of Colonel in 1983.

Phillip Forrester Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Mary Steed Forrester and her family established the Phillip Forrester Memorial Scholarship at Arkansas State University in memory of her husband, a 1964 graduate of the College of Agriculture. His career included farming and banking interest in Mississippi and Poinsett counties, as well as extensive civic involvement, including vigorous support for ASU and its Indian athletic programs.

Philosophy Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1990, the Philosophy Scholarship was established by the Department of English, Philosophy and Languages to assist outstanding students who are majoring or minoring in philosophy.

Physical Plant Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1998, the Physical Plant Scholarship began building toward endowment in 1994, when employees of the Arkansas State University Physical Plant launched an annual benefit fish fry. Children and grandchildren of Physical Plant employees are eligible to apply. The event has become a spring tradition on the Jonesboro campus.

Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by alumni of the Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha.

Poinsett County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Description

The Poinsett County Farm Bureau established this scholarship in 1989 to assist an outstanding graduate of a Poinsett County high school who plans to major in agriculture or an agriculture-related field at Arkansas State University.

Political Science Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the ASU Department of Political Science.

Pope Family - Education Scholarship
Description

Randall and Jeanette Pope established this scholarship to assist students in their pursuit of a career in Early Childhood Education.

Pope Family Scholarship
Description

Randall and Jeanette Pope established this scholarship to assist students in their pursuit of a career in Agriculture.

ProAg Services Scholarship
Description

ProAg Services, LLC in Newport, Arkansas established this scholarship to assist students majoring in Agricultural Business in the College of Agriculture and Technology who are minoring is Crop Consulting and Agronomic Services.

Pulaski County Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1997, the scholarship was provided by ASU alumni and business leaders in Pulaski County, Arkansas and is designated to attract outstanding graduates from the central Arkansas area to pursue a university education at Arkansas State University.

R A Nelson Mathematics Scholarship
Description

Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Nelson of Blytheville, Ark., established this scholarship in 1986 to assist in the education of an outstanding student beginning studies in mathematics, computer science or physics. Mr. Nelson is a member of the 1935 graduating class of Arkansas State College

R. W. & Anna M. Butler Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was endowed by family in memory of long-time Harrisburg business leader R.W. Butler and his wife, educator Anna Margaret Butler. R. W. Butler grew up in a community near Hope, Ark., the oldest of nine children in a farm family. He dropped out of school in the 10th grade, but later returned to his studies. He hitchhiked to college from his home, and put himself through school, working as a local firefighter and earning a football scholarship. According to his daughter, Patricia Butler Eaton, the struggle he went through had lots to do with him having a desire to help others.

Regions Bank Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of Arkansas State University, and because of their desire to help others from the Delta Region to pursue a degree with ASU, Regions Bank established this award in 2005. Your qualifications exemplify those Regions wished to honor through this scholarship.

Regions Financial Corporation Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of Arkansas State University, and because of their desire to help others from the Delta Region to pursue a degree with ASU, Regions Bank established this award in 2005. Your qualifications exemplify those Regions wished to honor through this scholarship.

Ricelandolars Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established by Riceland Foods, Inc. student must be a member or dependent of a Riceland Foods, Inc. member family; student must have a composite ACT of 26; full-time student in any undergraduate area of study; student should display good citizenship through participation in various campus activities and community service.

Rick Duschl KA Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by friends and members of the Kappa Alpha Order Delta Eta Chapter of Arkansas State University in the memory of Rick Duschl.

Ricky Marshall Scholarship
Description

Rick Marshall graduated Arkansas State University in 1993 from the College of Business with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems. Mr. Marshall created this scholarship to help alleviate the cost for those that need assistance in furthering their education.

Ringgold Family Scholarship
Description

Because of his desire to help others James Ringgold established another endowment for the College of Science and Mathematics.

Ritter Communications Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established through the College of Business annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the event are used to establish a scholarship named in honor of one of the participating companies.

Robert & Gloria Ferralasco Business Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Robert Ferralasco, who retired in 1989 after 37 years of service in the Arkansas State University College of Business. His last position was chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems and Administrative Services. The award was subsequently renamed to also honor his wife, the late Gloria Ferralasco, who was a retired teacher from the Jonesboro Public School System.

Robert C and Toni Y Davidson Scholarship
Description

Robert Davidson established this scholarship in honor of his parents. Mr. Davidson's father was in the insurance business and his mother was an active artist working in paintings and sculptures.

Robert Rocca Scholarship
Description

Tenaris is a sponsor of the Roberto Rocca Education Program, which provides scholarships and Fellowships to outstanding students of engineering and the applied sciences in selected countries where Tenaris and the program's co-sponsors operate. Roberto Rocca Scholarships are granted to undergraduate students for study at domestic universities and fellowships are granted to help fund studies towards the Ph. D. degrees at any university outside the student's home country.

Robin H Hagaman Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1991 by Robin H. Hagaman, a retired hospital management executive, to assist Arkansas County students in their pursuit of an education at Arkansas State University. Mr. Hagaman graduated from Arkansas State College in 1958 with a bachelor's degree in accounting, and went on to earn a master's degree in business administration with an emphasis in hospital administration from George Washington University in 1964.

Ron Miller ROTC Annual Scholarship
Description

Major Ron M. Miller established this scholarship to assist ROTC students at A-State. He is a 1959 graduate of Arkansas State University with a BSE degree. He retired as a Major with over 20 years of service, which began in 1960. His military awards include two Distinguished Flying Crosses, two Meritorious Service Medals, 21 Air Medals, two Bronze Stars, three Army Commendations, Paratrooper, Master Army Aviator, Korean Government Medal, Vietnamese Government Service Medal and Medal of Honor 1st Class, was a technical consultant for the movie "Green Berets," starring John Wayne, is an Associate Producer for the POW Documentary, "Beyond Courage: Surviving Vietnam as a POW," and received President George H.W. Bush's "Thousand Points of Light Award." Major Miller has also written a book titled Vietnam Special Flight, Inc. which was published in 2010

Roy and Pat Ockert Herald Editor Scholarship
Description

Roy and Pat Ockert are both former editors of the Arkansas State University's newspaper, The Herald. The Ockerts established this scholarship to help with the editor's college expenses. The Ockerts worked together as co-editors for the Herald as A-State students in 1966-67. The Ockerts recognize the responsibility that a person takes upon themselves when they take on the editor role for the Herald.

Roy Barnhill Memorial Scholarship
Description

Roy Barnhill is remembered by many Arkansas State University radio-television alumni from his job as the chief engineer of KASU and ASU television for almost 20 years, beginning in the late 1960s. When Barnhill died in June, his family thought a most fitting tribute would be to establish a scholarship in his name within the Department of Radio-Television at ASU.

Roy H Jolly Rotary Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was endowed in 1992 by the Jonesboro Rotary in honor of Jonesboro businessman and civic leader Roy H. Jolly for his many years and many contributions to the betterment of the Jonesboro community. Mr. Jolly, a member of the Jonesboro Rotary Club from 1955 until his death in 1993, had perfect attendance at Rotary. He served as the organization's president in 1962-63, chaired all four divisions of the club, and served as a district governor of Rotary's more than 30 clubs in Northeast Arkansas in 1978-79.

Ruel Nester Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was first established as the Arkansas Crop Protection Association Scholarship. The scholarship name was later changed to the Ruel Nester Scholarship in honor of Mr. Nester who served as an Arkansas Extension Soybean Specialist.

Ruff - Miller Scholarship
Description

The scholarship was established by co-workers and friends to honor Bob Ruff at the time of his retirement as Printing Supervisor at Arkansas State University. Mr. Ruff was employed in the Department of Printing at ASU for forty years.

Russell & Melda Strickland BIC HS Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established with a gift of $1.9 million from the estate of Russell and Melda Strickland. The Stricklands were a visible presence on the Arkansas State campus for years and this scholarship will go to benefit students from Buffalo Island Central.

Ruth Steinsiek Excellence in Education Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Ruth Steinsiek. Ruth was a long-time resident of Jonesboro. She received her bachelors degree in primary education from Jonesboro Baptist College, and her masters degree in education from then Arkansas State College in 1956.

Ryan Family Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Connie Ryan to assist students in their pursuit of their Certificate in Addiction Studies.

S. S. Lipscomb Memorial Scholarship
Description

Samuel Scott Lipscomb was born in Virginia and served in World War I. He moved to Arkansas around 1915 living in both Marmaduke and Paragould where he worked in agriculture. He later opened the Ford Automobile Agency and Tractor Agency until the late 1950's. Upon his death the Lipscomb-Kirsch Charitable and Educational Foundation, which he created, established this scholarship.

Sam Morgan in Mathematics Scholarship
Description

The Sam Morgan Scholarship was established by Mary Ruth Scholes in the memory of her brother Sam Morgan. Sam Morgan was born in Guy, Arkansas and served in the United States Army. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State University in 1953 with a degree in Education and later received his Masters Degree in Education Administration from Northwestern University. He taught elementary, junior, and senior high classes. He retired in 1986 from Seaholm High School in Birmingham, Michigan where one of his most challenging students was Tim "The Tool Man" Allen. After retirement Sam moved to Jonesboro where he enjoyed playing golf.

Sammy V Wood Continuing Education Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established by Mr. David and Dr. Ashley Renck and Mrs. Sammie V. Wood to honor their father and husband, Mr. Sammie V. Wood who died January 30, 2012. Mr. Wood graduated with a B.S.A. in Agricultural Business from Arkansas State in 1966.

Savu Lifeline to Art Scholarship
Description

Established by Drs. Calin and Mihaela Savu. In 2005 the Savu's, who are both art enthusiasts, hosted the first "Lifeline to Art", which has now become a yearly event. All proceeds raised from the event help fund art supplies and this scholarship.

Scott Hale Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Scott Hale Memorial Scholarship memorializes Scott Hale, a dear friend to many people in the Jonesboro, Arkansas community, a leader at Arkansas State University, and a faithful member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Scott was born on December 3, 1970 and passed away on November 29, 1995 after a courageous battle with stomach cancer. Members of the Scott Hale Memorial Scholarship committee have found you worthy to receive this special scholarship. Thank you for your commitment to enjoying life, your good character and your deep love for Sigma Chi. Through this scholarship, we can all keep the memory and brilliant character of Scott alive forever.

Sellmeyer Scholarship
Shannon Wright & Lynette Thetford Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was endowed in 1998 in memory of ASU alumna Shannon Williams Wright and in honor of ASU alumna Lynette Sullins Thetford. The two teachers at Westside Middle School displayed true bravery, Mrs. Wright giving her life, during the Westside Middle School tragedy of March 24, 1998. The scholarship was made possible by gifts from Mrs. Jill Jernigan of J. Christopher Toys in Jonesboro, her husband, Mr. Richard Jernigan of Doric of Northeast Arkansas and through the efforts of Pressly Partnership Productions, parent company of Triple FM Radio Group, FOX 104.9, Z-100 and MIX 106.7 radio stations

Shirl D Strauser Accounting Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Strauser's retirement after his years of service as a member of the accounting faculty at Arkansas State University. Many alumni who were former students of Dr. Strauser have contributed to this scholarship. Also, faculty and friends of Dr. Strauser have provided gifts to this endowment that assists students who are majoring in the field of accounting.

Sibylla and Kenneth Peters Alpha Delta Scholarship
Description

Three local chapters of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honor sorority for women educators, established a major scholarship endowment fund to honor the memory of long-timed educator Sibylla Barton Peters and her husband, Kenneth Peters. Members of Alpha Beta, Alpha Phi and Nu chapters of Alpha Delta Kappa created the endowment to provide support for outstanding students in the teacher education program at Arkansas State. Mrs. Peters was instrumental in chartering Arkansas Nu chapter in 1956 and served as its first president. Mr. Peters was a charter member of the men's division of Alpha Delta Kappa, organized in 1961, and served as national president in 1971.

Sibylla and Kenneth Peters Alpha Delta Undergraduate Scholarship
Description

Three local chapters of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honor sorority for women educators, established a major scholarship endowment fund to honor the memory of long-timed educator Sibylla Barton Peters and her husband, Kenneth Peters. Members of Alpha Beta, Alpha Phi and Nu chapters of Alpha Delta Kappa created the endowment to provide support for outstanding students in the teacher education program at Arkansas State. Mrs. Peters was instrumental in chartering Arkansas Nu chapter in 1956 and served as its first president. Mr. Peters was a charter member of the men's division of Alpha Delta Kappa, organized in 1961, and served as national president in 1971.

Sigma Theta Tau, Eta Theta Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2005 by members of the Eta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Simmons Family Scholarship
Description

Jeff and Lisa Simmons established the Simmons Family Scholarship in order to provide assistance for students majoring in choral studies and accounting. The Simmons' are longtime supporters of Arkansas State University.

Sister Patricia Findley Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in memory of Sister Patricia Lee Findley of Holy Angels Convent in Jonesboro. Sister Patricia was a nursing supervisor at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center before joining the faculty of Arkansas State University, where she taught for 12 years and attained the academic rank of assistant professor.

Sluder Family Scholarship
Description

David and Beverly Sluder established this scholarship to assist students who are pursuing a degree in the College of Business.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1991 by the Northeast Arkansas Chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers to assist students who are majoring in engineering or manufacturing technology, and who are members of the campus or senior chapter of SME.

Southland Racing - H A Latourette Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1993 by Southland Racing Corporation of West Memphis, Ark., in honor of Harry H. and Anna Mae Latourette of Jonesboro. The gift was made in recognition of Mr. Latourette's longtime service to the corporation as a board member and as chairman. Upon his retirement in 1990, Mr. Latourette was named chairman emeritus of the organization

Speech Communications Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of the Speech Communications program the Arkansas State University Department of Communication Disorders established this award.

Staffmark Scholarship
Description

The scholarship you are receiving was established through the College of Business annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the event are used to establish a scholarship named in honor of one of the participating companies.

Staplcotn Congressional Internship Scholarship
Description

Staple Cotton Cooperative (Staplcotn) established this scholarship to provide students in the college of Agriculture and Technology (CoAT) the opportunity to participate in an internship in the Washington D.C. office of Congressman Rick Crawford.

State Farm Insurance Scholarship
Description

Because of their belief in the integrity of Arkansas State University and because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree with ASU, State Farm Insurance established this award in 2007. Your qualifications exemplify those qualities the NEA Society of CPA's wished to honor through this scholarship

Stella H Alsey & Howard M Alsey Scholarship
Description

Both Howard and Stella Alsey were ASU alumni and had careers as educators. Mr. Alsey was professor of economics in the ASU College of Business from 1967 until his retirement in 1977. Mrs. Alsey taught English and French at Lafe (Ark.) High School

Stevens-Fryer Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Thyda Lee Stevens Fryer established the Stevens-Fryer Scholarship Endowment as a tribute to the memory of her first husband, the late Mr. Otis Paul Stevens, and her second husband, the late Mr. Orby Lucian Fryer. Mrs. Fryer was born and reared near Bono, Ark., and is the daughter of the late John and Maude Meeker, a Craighead County pioneer family. Mrs. Fryer has two sons, Jerry O. Stevens and Rex Dale Stevens, both graduates of ASU.

Susan Tolliver Nursing Scholarship
Description

The late Gwendolyn Howell Tolliver, who died in 1994, provided through her will a gift to establish a scholarship endowment fund in memory of her daughter, Susan Tolliver, who was a paraplegic. A resident of Jonesboro for most of her life, Mrs. Tolliver was retired from her career as a registered nurse. She was active in community activities, including the Area Agency on Aging with its Meals on Wheels Program.

Swaty Strings Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Dr. Ann Swaty and her husband, Albert Swaty. The scholarship was initially called the Swaty Strings Scholarship. Mr. Swaty died on July 17, 2006, and Dr. Swaty asked that the name be changed to the Ann and Albert Swaty String Scholarship. Mr. Swaty served for 33 years as a rice specialist in Lonoke and Craighead counties. He also worked extensively with 4-H Clubs in Phillips County. Mr. Swaty shared an interest with his wife Ann, who served as an Assistant Professor in ASU's Department of Music for many years, in promoting the advancement of the ASU Orchestra, especially the Strings Scholarship Program

Television Broadcasters of AR Inc Scholarship
Description

Scholarship established in 2004 by the Television Broadcasters of Arkansas.

Textbook Brokers Scholarship
Description

The Textbook Brokers Scholarship was established by Bobby Lorimer and Rocky Wilson for the purpose of assisting students in the College of Business. Textbook Brokers are longtime supporters of A-State and the College of Business.

The Da Capo Scholarship
Description

Chris Vanlandingham was born and raised in Benton, AR. He was a Trustee's Scholar at ASU and graduated with a BME with Honor's in 1996. He taught music education in northeast Arkansas for three years before beginning his second career as a financial advisor.

The English B.A. Book Award Scholarship
Description

Established by Dr. Jeffrey Hoeper (Mary Alice Hoeper & Son Fund), a former professor of Arkansas State University (English Department).

Theatre Arts Scholarship
Description

The ASU Department of Theatre created this scholarship with the help of theatre alumni so that students could further their education in the fine arts.

Thompson Minority - Enrolled Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University received a $2.8 million endowment gift in 2002 from the estate of James L. Thompson. Thompson, who died in spring 2001, was a retired airline captain for Delta Air Lines living in Houston and a 1944 alumnus of what was then Arkansas State College.

Thompson Minority - Freshman Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University received a $2.8 million endowment gift in 2002 from the estate of James L. Thompson. Thompson, who died in spring 2001, was a retired airline captain for Delta Air Lines living in Houston and a 1944 alumnus of what was then Arkansas State College.

Tokusen USA Scholarship
Description

Tokusen U.S.A., Inc., of Conway, Ark., a major producer of wire and wire-related products for the automobile tire industry, established an endowment fund benefitting ASU's College of Engineering in 2000.

Tom & Harriette Adams Excellence in Health Scholarship
Description

Because of their desire to help others who choose to pursue a degree in the health promotion program, Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Adams established this award. Your qualifications exemplify those that Dr. and Mrs. Thomas saw as necessary to award this scholarship.

Tom and Shirley Manning Scholarship
Description

Tom and Shirley Manning felt the need to give back to the university so he established this scholarship. Tom graduated with his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education in 1954.

Tom Loberg Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2005 in memory of Tom Loberg by the Rigmor and Tom Loberg Foundation and Hytrol Conveyor Company. Mr. Loberg founded Hytrol Conveyor and moved the company to Jonesboro in 1962. He was instrumental in the growth of the community and continued prosperity of many individuals in the area.

Troutt Brothers Memorial Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by John Troutt Jr., publisher and editor of The Jonesboro Sun, and his sons, Bob and Ed (both ASU journalism graduates), to benefit outstanding journalism students at ASU. The award is named in memory of Fred Troutt and John Troutt Sr., the brothers who devoted their working lives to operating the newspaper. Their father, W.O. Troutt, acquired an interest in the weekly Craighead County Sun in 1901, then expanded it to daily publication two years later. The Troutt family held full ownership of the newspaper from 1909 to 2000.

Udell Smith Scholarship
Description

Established in 1985, the scholarship is sponsored by Chapter 535 of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. The late Udell Smith, who was a retired inspector for the U.S. Postal Service and a longtime leader in NARFE, was instrumental in helping establish this scholarship fund. The chapter renamed the award in his memory after his death in 1992.

University Rotary Club Jim Lyons Scholarship
Description

The Jonesboro University Rotary Club established the scholarship you are receiving in memory of businessman, Jim Lyons, who was a charter member of the University Rotary Club.

Vance - Early & Middle Education Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Department of Teacher Education at ASU in 2004 in honor of Dr. Mildred Vance. Dr. Vance retired in 2002 after 54 years of teaching in the College of Education. She has made extensive contributions to the early childhood education field. Her colleagues in the department, friends and relatives desired to honor her with this scholarship to assist students entering the teaching profession that Dr. Vance served and was devoted to.

Virgene Horn Memorial Scholarship
Description

The Virgene Horn Memorial International Scholarship was established in 1991 by Virgene‰Û¢ÌÛ_s sister Alice Horn Bryant. The Horn family played an instrumental role in the shaping of Arkansas State University. Orien and Eda Horn both worked, taught, and lived on the campus of Arkansas Sate University. The Horns had four children, all of which attended school at A-State.

W. J. Beard Memorial Scholarship
Description

W.J. Beard was a Paragould business leader who in 1903 started Beard's Temple of Music, which was in business for more than 50 years. This scholarship was the result of a gift by W.J. Beard's son, the late Jay P. Beard, who was the founder of Northeast Arkansas radio station KBTM, to honor the memory of his father.

W. V. Armstrong Memorial Scholarship
Description

W.V. Vete Armstrong was a 1939 graduate of Arkansas State College who served as St. Francis County School supervisor from 1933 until his retirement in 1972. He was a life member of the Arkansas Education Association and a member of the National Education Association. His family established the scholarship after his death in 1984 in loving memory of Mr. Armstrong, and in recognition of his lifelong interest in Arkansas State University and his desire to help his fellow man.

Wal-Mart Competitive Edge Scholarship
Description

Arkansas State University was selected as a 1994 recipient of the Wal-Mart Competitive Edge Scholarship, a $20,000 four-year scholarship developed by the Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. as a commitment to the growth and strength of technology-intensive industries that affect America's success in the global marketplace.

Wallace Fowler Scholarship
Description

The Wallace Fowler Scholarship was established in 1990 by the Board of Directors of the Mercantile Bank of Jonesboro, as well as other friends and business associates, to honor Mr. Fowler for his many years as a business leader who brought progress and development to Jonesboro and Northeast Arkansas.

Warr Family Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Charles Preston Winters Foundation to honor and revere Mr. and Mrs. C.V. Warr for their pioneering spirits in the early days of Arkansas State University, beginning in 1910 when Mr. Warr was employed as farm manager and business manager and Mrs. Warr was employed as Matron of Halls and managed the campus dining room, and for their leadership during more than 30 years of Arkansas State University's history. The Warr's raised their daughter, Margaret Warr Winters Wall, on the campus of Arkansas State. She was a 1932 four-year graduate of what was then Arkansas State College. She, too, worked for the improvement of the institution, serving as secretary to President V.C. Kays. Mrs. Wall passed away in December 1999. Katherine Winters McCracken, the daughter of Margaret Warr and Charles Preston Winters, is a trustee of the Charles Preston Winters Foundation of West Point, Miss., and it is through her interest in ASU that this scholarship comes to benefit deserving students.

Whitehead-Kimball Communication Journalism Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established through the generosity of the late Ray Kimball, publisher of the DeQueen Daily Citizen, and the late Bill Whitehead Sr., who was publisher of the Fordyce News-Advocate.

Willard & Lynne Litwiller Scholarship
William and Harriet Mildred Smith Scholarship
Description

As a tribute to his late wife, William V. Smith of Brookland, Ark., established the Harriet Mildred Smith Memorial Scholarship Endowment at Arkansas State University. The endowment supports scholarship awards to students seeking their bachelor of science in nursing degree through the College of Nursing and Health Professions. A native of Craighead County, Mr. Smith and his wife lived for many years in New York, where Mr. Smith worked as a plumber and steam fitter and Mrs. Smith worked as a registered nurse.

William R. Stuck Scholarship
Description

The William R. Stuck Scholarship was established in 1986 by the board of directors of United Federal Savings and Loan in memory of the firm‰Û¢ÌÛ_s founder, the late William R. Stuck. Mr. Stuck was associated with the firm for most of his adult life and was chairman at the time of his death. He also served on ASU's Board of Trustees before the institution obtained university status.

William R. Wright Trust Scholarship
Description

Established in December 2004 by Mr. William R. Wright who died the following month. Mr. Wright's trust provides three awards annually in memory of his family members ' Jill Wright Annual Scholarship, J.T. & R.C. Wright Annual Scholarship and Loys and Riley Wright Annual Scholarship.

William V Pruett Family Scholarship
Wilson Fellows Annual Award Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established by the Wilson Fellows Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association. The purpose of the fund is to assist deserving men and women who are winners of the Wilson Award at Arkansas State University. The funds will be used by the Wilson Award winner to pursue a graduate or professional degree from the college or university of their choice.

Wisdom-Wilson in Nursing Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 1983 by Dr. F.M. Wilson, Mr. Forrest Wisdom, and the late Dr. Durwood Wisdom to benefit students in the Department of Nursing and Health Professions in loving memory of their mothers, Mrs. Linnie Wisdom and Mrs. Maude Wilson. Dr. F.M. Wilson and Dr. Durwood Wisdom for many years had family practices in Jonesboro. Dr. Wilson retired in 1997 as staff doctor at the Wilson Student Health Center on the ASU campus.

Ziegenhorn Scholarship
Description

Because of the important role Arkansas State has played in the lives of her family members, and to leave a lasting legacy in memory of her late husband, Ralph Ziegenhorn, Mrs. Lela Ziegenhorn established the Ziegenhorn Scholarship Endowment at ASU. Scholarships from the endowment are directed to graduates of Weiner (Ark.) High School and may be used for any undergraduate field of study. The late Mr. Ziegenhorn, who was a farmer, businessman and lay minister, was very active in the Fisher and Weiner communities