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  • All Science & Mathematics Majors

    Barrett-Tuck Science Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Tuition through graduation as funds are available when endowment is fully funded unless otherwise requested by donors.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Recipient shall be from underprivileged background and demonstrate ability to successfully complete a college education majoring in the areas of biological sciences; chemistry; computer science; mathematics and physics; nursing and health professions.
    • Recipient must also be a full-time student, who has completed the freshman year with at least a 3.0 overall grade point average.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Full-time student majoring in one of the designated areas with at least a 3.0 overall grade point average. Current recipient is eligible but must reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    The College of Science and Math Scholarship Committee.

    Other Comments

    To the extent possible, donors or their designees will be included in publicity for each new recipient.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    Guido Hassin Scholarship for Science Majors

    Arkansas State University 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.
    • Student must be majoring in chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics or biological sciences.
    • Student must have a minimum overall GPA 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

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    The George and Helen Pratte Memorial Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual amount based off earnings from the endowment provided funds are available.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • First Choice – Female students majoring in Physical Science.
    • Second Choice – Female students majoring in mathematics, computer science, or engineering.
    • Third Choice – Female students majoring in any other STEM discipline.
    • The recipients should be frrom the Mississippi Delta Region (currently defined by the Delta Regional Authority).
    • Returning students should have a 3.0 overall GPA.
    • Incoming freshman should have an ACT score of 24.
    • Final decisions on awardees will be based upon an essay that describes how the student will help the Delta Region post-graduation.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

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


    Selection Made by

    The College of Science and Math Scholarship Committee.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    The Major General Elder Granger Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The scholarship is intended to cover the cost of student’s books each semester and that portion of tuition not covered by existing scholarships or other non-loan forms of financial assistance. As the amount of the scholarship endowment grows over time, consideration should also be given to cover costs associated with room and board.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Award shall be given to one or more African-American males from Crittenden County, with the first choice being a student from West Memphis High School. The number of awards shall be determined by the amount of funds produced by the endowment.
    • First Choice - Student must major in biological science, chemistry, computer science or pre-med fields with a desire to be a physician or a math teacher.
    • Second Choice – Allied Health Profession and Nursing. Except Lab, Imaging, Social Work and Disaster Preparedness.
    • The student must possess the characteristics of a leader. This can be assessed by having the student write a brief essay in addition to providing letters of support from teachers, counselors, church members, etc..
    • The student must have at least a combined ACT score of 19 and high school GPA of 2.5.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship
    • Student must maintain a current and cumulative GPA of 3.0 during each semester in order to receive funding for the following semester.
    • Student must successfully complete 12 hours each semester, thereby demonstrating satisfactory academic progress towards completing their degree.
    • Student must demonstrate quality character while receiving this scholarship and should remain in good standing, academically and socially, at Arkansas State University throughout their academic career.
    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Biology Scholarship Committee along with at least two African-American members of the Arkansas State University faculty. If Biology doesn’t have a candidate please advise the College of Nursing and Health Professions.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    Dr. Susan Hanrahan
    College of Nursing and Health Professions
    PO Box 910, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3112
    Fax: 870-933-2040
    Email: hanrahan@astate.edu

  • Biological Sciences Majors

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

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The amount of award shall be based on the earnings of the endowment.

    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./li>
    • Students pursuing a BS degree in Biology with 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

    Other Comments

    The recipient will be announced in April at the College of Sciences and Mathematics Honors Banquet during Convocation of Scholars Week.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Tom Risch
    Department of Biological Sciences
    PO Box 599, State University, AR 72467

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

    Justin M. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship Endowment

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount of award based on income from the principal assets.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Students must be majoring in Biological Sciences.
    • Financial need will be given top priority.
    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. Tom Risch
    Department of Biological Sciences
    PO Box 599, State University, AR 72467

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

  • Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics Majors

    Dr. Glenn D. Cooper Memorial Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The amount of award shall be based on the earnings of the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be a full-time student majoring in chemistry.
    • Recipient 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

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award based on earned income from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be a qualified junior or senior majoring in chemistry.
    • Recipient must be a full-time student with a 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 they continue to meet criteria but must 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

    Michael Johnnedes Memorial Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount of award based on interest earned from endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be an incoming freshman with a minimum 23 ACT or currently enrolled students with declared major in physics.
    • 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

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The amount of award shall be based on the earnings of the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Must be a full time student.
    • Must be an Arkansas resident or graduate of an accredited Arkansas High School.
    • Recipient must be chemistry major..

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship
    • Must be a full time student.
    • Maintain a 3.25 GPA in chemistry and math courses that are degree requirements.
    • Must reapply each year.
    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

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Award amount based on available earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be a 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 and Statistics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

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

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

    Howard Christie Pierce Scholarship Endowment in Mathematics

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Award amount based on available earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient shall be a full-time student pursuing a degree in 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 They must reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics and Statstics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

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

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

    James H. Ringgold Scholarship Endowment

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount based earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Student must be full-time pursuing undergraduate degree in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
    • First preference given to incoming freshman; however, if no incoming freshman, may be awarded without regard to student classification.
    • Must be a full-time student and maintain a 3.0 grade point average.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Current recipient is eligible to reapply if they continue to meet criteria.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

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

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

    Ringgold Family Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount based earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Open to freshman, sophomore, junior and senior students.
    • Must be a high school graduate.
    • 3.0 GPA based on a 4.0 GPA system (B Student)
    • Must be majoring in any field of study within the College of Science and Mathematics.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Maintain a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 GPA System. Current recipient is eligible to receive award again but must reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

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

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

    Mary Rogers Brown Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Annual award based on earned interest income from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Recipient must be a full-time female student of junior or senior classification with a 3.25 grade point average.
    • First preference will be given to student majoring in mathematics.
    • If no qualified applicants in mathematics, consideration will be given to majors in computer science, physics, biology or chemistry.
    • Exclude students pursuing a degree in education unless other applicants do not qualify.
    • Recipient must be a resident of this country and a natural born American Citizen.

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

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

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship Committee

    Other Comments

    Publicity coordinated through University Communications

    Contact Information

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

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

    The Sam Morgan Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    Amount based earnings from the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship

    • Financial need
    • Student must be an Arkansas resident.
    • Preference to a junior or senior mathematics major pursuing a teaching career in mathematics.
    • 3.0 GPA

    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Previous recipients are eligible to reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Department of Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

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

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

  • Pre-Medical Majors

    Hale Arnold Memorial Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    $1,200 per year payable at $600 per semester, provided funds are available through interest income. Renewable for three additional years.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Incoming freshman, preference to pre-med major (if no qualified applicants, may be awarded to a student in a related area such as pre-pharmacy, nursing, health professions, etc.).
    • 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, provided minimum criteria are met.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    3.50 overall GPA at the end of each semester, and continuation as a full-time pre-med major (or related major).

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Biology Scholarship Committee, in conjunction with University Scholarship Committee and others as appropriate.

    Other Comments

    In general, one new entering freshman will be selected each year, with each award renewable through the senior year (freshman, sophomore, junior and senior recipients).

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    Dr. John C. Faris Memorial Pre-Medical Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    The amount of award shall be based on the earnings of the endowment.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Incoming freshmen or currently enrolled student majoring in pre-medicine.
    • In the event A-State 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

    Must maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average and be enrolled full-time in pre-medicine. Current recipient is eligible but must reapply.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Biology Scholarship Committee

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

    Phone: 870-972-3079
    Fax: 870-972-3827
    Email: agrippo@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

    Arkansas State University 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 students.
    • Student must have a 3.25 overall grade point average.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    Scholarship is renewable through graduation as long as criteria are met.

    Privately Funded Scholarship Application

    Selection Made by

    Biology Scholarship Committee

    Other Comments

    Publicity should be coordinated through University Communications.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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

    Dr. Willie Young Endowed Memorial Scholarship

    Arkansas State University Foundation, Inc.


    Amount and Term of Award

    A $1,000 award for TWO students to be awarded in the fall semester.

    Qualifications for Receiving Scholarship
    • Full time student majoring in the College of Science and Mathematics.
    • Pre-med major.
    • Student must be a Junior or higher in classification.
    • 3.5 GPA.
    • Volunteer at least four (4) hours at the St. Bernards Medical Group Health and Fitness Expo during the spring semester.
    Qualifications for Maintaining Scholarship

    One time award


    Selection Made by

    Dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics, Chair of the Biological Sciences Department and the Pre-Professional Advisor for pre-med students. The Pre-Professional Advisor will ensure that the criteria for the scholarship is met by the recipient.

    Contact Information

    Dr. Anne Grippo
    College of Sciences & Mathematics
    PO Box 1030, State University, AR 72467

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