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  • All Science & Mathematics Majors

    ASU Noyce Scholarship Program: Creating STEM Teachers for Arkansas' Future (C-STAF)

    Information
    Scholarship Qualifications
    Application

    Barrett-Tuck Science Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    $1600 per academic year

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Recipient shall be from underprivileged background.
    • Recipient shall demonstrate ability to successfully complete a college education majoring in the areas of biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, nursing and health professions.
    • Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student.
    • Recipient must be Sophomore level or higher and have an overall GPA of 3.0.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    May reapply if GPA of 3.0 is maintained and major remains in one of the designated areas.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    University Scholarship Committee with final approval by donors.

    Contact Information

    Amy Awai-Barber
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3079
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: aawaibarber@astate.edu

    Guido Hassin Scholarship for Science Majors

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The number and amount of awards depend on interest earned from the endowment

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Full-time student with 30 credit hours
    • Majoring in chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or biological sciences
    • Minimum overall grade point average of 3.25
    • Must demonstrate evidences of significant achievement and promise in chosen field of study.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient may reapply for junior or senior years.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    College of Sciences and Mathematics Scholarship Committee, including representation from the appropriate degree programs.

    Contact Information

    Amy Awai-Barber
    College of Sciences and Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3079
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: aawaibarber@astate.edu

  • Biological Sciences Majors

    Biological Sciences Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    $1250 per academic year, payable at $625 per academic semester.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Sophomore or junior, majoring in Biological Science, BSE Biology Emphasis or BS Wildlife Management. Students with pre-professional emphasis are not eligible.
    • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above, (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) with a minimum of 3.0 in major.
    • Must have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours of courses in the Department of Biological Sciences.
    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student during the semesters in which the scholarship is awarded.
    • Active participation in biology related professional organizations (membership, attendance, offices held and committee assignments).
    • Undergraduate research (e.g. participation/abstracts and /or presentations).
    • If eligibility requirements are met by several applicants, preference will be given to individuals strong in all categories.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    May reapply for a maximum of four semesters for juniors, two semesters for seniors.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Biological Sciences Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Ronald Johnson
    Department of Biological Sciences
    PO Box 599, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3082
    Fax: 870-972-2638
    Email: rlj@astate.edu

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


    Amount and Term of Award

    $1250 per academic year, payable at $625 per academic semester.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Non-traditional sophomore or junior students majoring in Biology, Wildlife Ecology and Management, or General Science: Biology Emphasis. A non-traditional student is one who did not enter college directly from high-school, or has returned to college after a break of more than two years.
    • Students pursing a BS degree in Biology with a pre-professional emphasis are not eligible for this award.
    • Eligible students must have a minimum of 16 credits in Biology and a GPA of 3.0 or greater in their major.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    May reapply for a maximum of four semesters for juniors, two semesters for seniors.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Biological Sciences Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Ronald Johnson
    Department of Biological Sciences
    PO Box 599, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3082
    Fax: 870-972-2638
    Email: rlj@astate.edu

    Justin M. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount of award based on income from the principal assets.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Students must major in Biological Sciences.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient is eligible to apply for renewal

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Biological Sciences Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Ronald Johnson
    Department of Biological Sciences
    PO Box 599, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3082
    Fax: 870-972-2638
    Email: rlj@astate.edu

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics Majors

    Dr. Glenn D. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award of $1,000 provided interest earned from endowment is sufficient.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Student must be full-time majoring in chemistry.
    • Must have at least 30 earned hours with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
    • Preference will be given to applicant in need of financial support.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Current recipient is not automatically renewed but is eligible to reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Chemistry and Physics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. William Burns
    Department of Chemistry and Physics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 419, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3086
    Fax: 870-972-3089
    Email: wburns@astate.edu

    Dr. Earnest Lee Saunders Memorial Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award based on earned income from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Full-time student
    • Junior or senior majoring in chemistry.
    • Minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average and a minimum 3.5 grade point average in chemistry.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient may be renewed if continues to meet the criteria.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Chemistry and Physics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. William Burns
    Department of Chemistry and Physics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 419, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3086
    Fax: 870-972-3089
    Email: wburns@astate.edu

    Michael Johnnedes Memorial Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount of award based on interest earned from endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Incoming freshman with a minimum 23 ACT or currently enrolled students with declared major in physics.
    • If currently enrolled, student must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Chemistry and Physics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. William Burns
    Department of Chemistry and Physics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 419, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3086
    Fax: 870-972-3089
    Email: wburns@astate.edu

    Orien and Eda Garner Horn Memorial Trustees Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    One Junior and one Senior shall be awarded $3750.00 each per semester.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be a Junior (minimum 60 credit hours) or Senior (minimum 90 credit hours).
    • Recipient must major in chemistry.
    • Recipient must be an Arkansas resident or graduate of an accredited Arkansas High School.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient successfully completes a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester and maintains a 3.25 grade point average in Chemistry and Math courses that are required by the Chemistry Degree Program.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Chemistry and Physics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. William Burns
    Department of Chemistry and Physics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 419, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3086
    Fax: 870-972-3089
    Email: wburns@astate.edu

  • Mathematics and Statistics

    R.A. Nelson Scholarship Endowment

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award of $1,000 per year, payable at the rate of $500 per semester, provided interest earned from endowment is sufficient.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Full-time sophomore student majoring in Mathematics

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient may continue to receive the award through graduation, provided they maintain a 3.0 grade point average and continue to major in Mathematics.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Debra Ingram
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 70, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3090
    Fax: 870-972-3850
    Email: dingram@astate.edu

    Howard Christie Pierce Scholarship Endowment in Mathematics

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Award amount based on available earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student.
    • Pursuing a degree in the Mathematics.
    • First preference given to those who are graduates of Jonesboro High School.
    • If no student from Jonesboro High School is eligible, second preference should be given to students from Craighead County who meet specified criteria.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient is eligible for renewal provided they continue to meet criteria and maintain a grade point average of 3.0

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Debra Ingram
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 70, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3090
    Fax: 870-972-3850
    Email: dingram@astate.edu

    James H. Ringgold Scholarship Endowment

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    $1000 per academic year

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Must be enrolled as a full-time student.
    • Pursuing undergraduate degree in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    • First preference given to incoming freshmen, however, if no incoming freshmen, may be awarded without regard to student classification.
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.0

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient is eligible for renewal provided they continue to meet criteria and maintain a grade point average of 3.0

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Debra Ingram
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 70, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3090
    Fax: 870-972-3850
    Email: dingram@astate.edu

    Mary Rogers Brown Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award based on earned interest income from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Full-time female student of junior or senior classification.
    • Must maintain a GPA of 3.25
    • Student must be a resident of this country and a natural born American Citizen.
    • First preference given to student majoring in mathematics. If no qualified applicants in mathematics, consideration given to majors in computer science, physics, biology or chemistry. (Excludes student pursuing a degree in education unless other applicants don't qualify.)

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Scholarship may be renewed provided recipient continues to meet criteria and maintain a 3.25 grade point average.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    University Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Debra Ingram
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    Arkansas State University
    PO Box 70, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3090
    Fax: 870-972-3850
    Email: dingram@astate.edu

  • Pre-Medical Majors

    Hale Arnold Memorial Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award of $1200, payable at $600 per semester.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Incoming freshmen with preference to pre-medicine major (if no qualified applicants, may be awarded to a student in a related area such as pre-pharmacy, nursing, health professions, etc.).
    • An ACT of 32 recommended (minimum of 25); upper 5% of high school class or National Merit semi-finalist.
    • Arkansas resident with preference to the Jonesboro area.
    • Need may be given consideration.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    May be renewed for three additional years if student continues to be a full-time pre-med major with a 3.5 overall grade point average.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Pre-Medicine Scholarship Committee, in conjunction with University Scholarship Committee and others as appropriate.

    Contact Information

    Ms. Kaylynne Glover
    SMART Center
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-4814
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: kmglover@astate.edu

    Dr. John C. Faris Memorial Pre-Medical Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award of $1400, payable at $700 per semester for eight regular semesters, provided funds are available.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Incoming freshmen or currently enrolled student majoring in pre-medicine.
    • In the event ASU no longer offers a pre-medicine program, funds may be used to benefit (1) nursing, (2) physics and then (3) chemistry students.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled full-time in pre-medicine.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Pre-Medicine Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Ms. Kaylynne Glover
    SMART Center
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-4814
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: kmglover@astate.edu

    Dr. Paul T. and Alma A. Stroud Pre-Med Scholarship


    Amount and Term of Award

    Varies

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Graduating AState Senior
    • Pre-Med Student

    Application

    Selection Made by

    Craighead County Community Foundation

    Contact Information

    Barbara Weinstock
    Craighead County Community Foundation
    407 Union, Jonesboro, AR 72401

    Email: bwein@suddenlink.net

    Southland Racing Corporation

    Harry H. and Anna Mae Latourette Scholarship

    ASU Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award based on earned income from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Full-time junior or senior pre-medicine major.
    • All else being equal, preference should be given to minority pre-medicine student
    • Student must have a 3.25 overall grade point average.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Recipient must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled full-time in pre-medicine.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Pre-Medicine Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Ms. Kaylynne Glover
    SMART Center
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-4814
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: kmglover@astate.edu