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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 or visit our online give form and enter the name of the scholarship in the 'Other' field.

Name Area Endowed
100 Years 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 Gerald Smith Scholarship
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Aaron & Sandie Lubin HR Management Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State had on the Jonesboro community, and grew very fond of Arkansas State. 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.

Access & Accommodation Services Scholarship
Description

This scholarship, previously named A-State Disability Services Scholarship, was established for students with a disability, with preference given to students with a learning disability.

Adrian Headley Memorial Textbook Award 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 A-State, where he served as an assistant professor of journalism until his death in 1986.

AFLAC Sales Leadership Endowed Scholarship
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Agricultural Council AR Trust Presidents Scholarship
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Agriculture General Scholarship
Description

Scholarship funds provided by the College of Agriculture and Technology.

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 R. 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

This scholarship 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 Gamma Delta Scholarship
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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

Amos P. Rougeau Agricultral Scholarship
Description

Dr. Amos B. 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.

Anderson Neal Jr & Marietha G. Neal Endowed Scholarship
Description

Anderson Neal Jr. established this scholarship to assist African American students majoring in STEM, Agriculture or Education.

Ann & Albert Swaty Strings Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Dr. Ann Swaty and her husband, Albert Swaty. 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.

Ann Slaughter Smith Memorial Scholarship
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Anna Hettel Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Catherine Cappiello Nowicki in honor of her mother Ann Hettell to assist students from Corning, Arkansas.Ê Mrs. Hettell was pro-education and thought it was important for people to pursue higher education.Ê

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

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

AR State Federal Farm Credit Stockholders Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 2000 by the Arkansas State Federation of Farm Credit stockholders to assist students in pursuit of an agriculture degree.

Arbyrd HS Class of 1948 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.

Arkansas Family Health Foundation Endowment Scholarship
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Arkansas Federation of Business Professional Women Centennial Endowed Scholarship
Description

The Arkansas Federation of Business and Professional Women established this scholarship in 2019 to celebrate the 100 years of the organization's existence from 1919-2019. The scholarship will assist women seeking a degree at Arkansas State University.

Arkansas Plant Food Association Scholarship
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Arkansas Rice Council Scholarship
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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

This 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.

Arlene Arms Memorial 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.

Art Department Scholarship
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Arthur Monroe Shride Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was first awarded in 1990 following a gift to A-State from Dr. Robert Chester of Fort Smith in memory of Arthur Monroe Shride. Mr. Shride was ChesterÕs teacher of eight years at Elm Store School, a one-room school in Randolph County. Born in 1900, Shride taught for 33 years, beginning at 16. He later ran a general store at Dalton, Ark., for 11 years, and also spent part of his working years as a blacksmith, a shoe repairman, a farmer and a barber. Mr. Chester said Shride was a strict disciplinarian and a man of the highest character, setting an excellent example for his students. At the time the scholarship was established, Chester said, ÒI want the recipients to become teachers and wherever they teach, regardless of the subject, they should set an example of good nutrition and physical well-being. My philosophy is that one should ÔliveÕ until he dies. Most people can do that if they will follow Mr. ShrideÕs example.Ó

Arthur Ray "Kip" Moore Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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.

ASTATE Scholarship
Description

The A-State Scholarship was established with gifts from numerous alumni and friends of Arkansas State University.

ASU Alumni Association 1909 Society 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.

ASU Alumni License Plates Scholarship
Description

Funding for these scholarships comes from Arkansans who choose the A-State license plate available through the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration. The Arkansas General Assembly approved the issuance of official collegiate license plates for scholarships in 1993. These plates cost an additional $35 per year, $25 of which goes to the scholarship fund and is tax deductible.

ASU Staplcotn Congressional Internship
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.

ASUJ Moot Court Scholarship
Description

This scholarship is funded by members of the A-State Moot Court Advisory Board, and is awarded to the A-State Moot Court team member who shows the most dedication to summer preparation for the upcoming season.

ATO/Eta Gamma Memorial Alumni Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was 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.

Automation Outfitters Endowed Scholarship
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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 Endowed 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 Family Endowed Scholarship
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Beck Foundation Scholarship
Description

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

Beck Veterans Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was establihsed by Buddy and Charlotte Beck to benefit military science students.

Becker CPA Review Course Scholarship
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Best Diversified 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.

Beth Damphousse Retention Scholarship
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Beth Smith ASU Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends and colleagues of Beth Smith for her years of dedicated service as Executive Director of the A-State Alumni Association.Ê Beth served tirelessly as she directed the Alumni Association and molded it into a stable and consistent organization under her leadership.

Betty Church Memorial Scholarship
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Bill Bell Jazz Scholarship
Description

Bill Bell was an alumnus of A-State. He founded The Tribe, the top jazz band at A-State 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 Moss Annual Scholarship
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Bill Payne Excellence in Lab Scholarship
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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 A-State College of Nursing and Health Professions.

Billy L. Duff Endowment Scholarship
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Bob & Frances Puryear Memorial 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.

Bobbie Timmerman PBL/FBLA Scholarship
Description

The College of Business established this scholarship in honor of Bobbie Timmerman who is an educator who taught at Nettleton Publics Schools and served as their FBLA advisor

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.

Boyd L. Booth Scholarship
Description

Boyd L. Booth, a Caraway native and 1942 Arkansas State College graduate, established this scholarship in the hope that it would Òhelp steer other students toward successful and satisfying careers.Ó During his adult life, Mr. Booth did not live in Northeast Arkansas, but had successful careers in the U.S. Navy, government service and private business. Upon his death in 1990, the award became a memorial scholarship.

Brackett Krennerich Theatre Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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.

Brent & Debbie Bounds Scholarship
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Brig General (Ret.) Keith Klemmer Endowed Scholarship
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Brigadier General Keith Klemmer, who graduated in 1987 with a bachelor's degree in agriculture, established this scholarship to assist student majoring in the College of Agriculture and Technology.Ê

Bunny (Jackson) Ringer Scholarship
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Burrow/Halsey Real Estate Development Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the Burrow/Halsey Real Estate Group to provide assistance to those students at A-State 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 to reward outstanding academic achievement of an African-American student in the field of social science education or history.

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.

Camfil Farr Endowment Scholarship in Engineering
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Carl R. Reng Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State. He was the driving force in the successful campaign to gain university status in 1967. Dr. Reng served Arkansas State from 1951 until 1975.

Carl R. Reng Memorial Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1989, this 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 Nursing Scholarship
Description

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

Center for Sales Leadership Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established with proceeds from the College of Business Scholarship Gala.

Chad & 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 Memorial Photojournalism Scholarship
Description

This 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 Circle Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the Chancellor's Circle. The Chancellor's Circle 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; and communicating university goals and aspirations to various constituencies on and off campus as ambassadors of the Chancellor and the A-State administration, faculty and staff.

Charles Hobson Memorial Business 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 A-State ROTC. Upon his death, his estate established this scholarship in his memory.

Charles R. Carr 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.

Charles Rasberry Radio & TV Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was 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 A-State 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 A-State alumni supporting the idea of a scholarship in honor of Rasberry met and launched the campaign which resulted in this endowed scholarship.

Charlotte and Buddy Beck STEM Endowed Scholarship
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Chi Omega Omicron Zeta Chapter Personnel Officer Housing
Description

This scholarship was established by Omicron Zeta Chaper of Chi Omega at Arkansas State university to assist the housing manager.

Chi Omega Omicron Zeta Chapter President Housing
Description

This scholarship was established by Omicron Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega at Arkansas State university to assist the chapter president.

Christy Swanson Clark Endowment Scholarship
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Cindy French Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by family and friends of Cindy French who died suddenly in January 2005. Cindy graduated from ASU 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. Cindy was very involved with her community.

Citizens Bank Senior Citizens Club Scholarship
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Claude and Ruby Jewell Scholarship
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Claudia Dunn Mitts Scholarship
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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. She was a long-time member of the Somers Avenue Church of Christ in North Little Rock, Arkansas, and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees. 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

This 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-StateÊCollege of Business.

College of Engineering and Computer Science Dean's Freshman Excellence Scholarship
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College of Engineering Scholarship
Description

The College of Engineering Scholarship was established in 1991 to assist students majoring in engineering with financial need.

Colonel John C. Childers/Pi Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by alumni of the Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha.

Cooper/Huitt Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 1977 by alumni, students, faculty and friends to honor the memory of Durward F. Cooper (1904-1976) and Homer C. Huitt (1899-1967). Mr. Cooper was a member of Arkansas State UniversityÕs Department of History from 1946 until his retirement in 1972.

Craighead County Extension Homemakers 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 Fund-Widows & Children Scholarship
Description

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

Crop Production Services Scholarship
Description

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

Cucial J. Roberts COB Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Don Roberts in memory of his brother, Cucial Julian Roberts. Dr. Don Roberts retired from A-StateÊwhere he served on the faculty for many years in the College of Business.

Dalton A. Farmer Family Endowed Scholarship
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Dan Hoyt Human Resource Management Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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.

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 Niederbrach Sinfonia Scholarship
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David Puryear Athletic Training Endowed Scholarship
Description

Bobby Puryear established this scholarship in honor of his brother, David Puryear. To assist students who are athletic trainers for the A-State Red Wolves Football Team.

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-StateÊathletics, especially football.

Dean Robert Moore Leader Scholarship
Description

This 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.

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-ASU Alumni Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 1989 by the A-StateÊAlumni 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-StateÊalums. 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

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

Dennis Gilliam Scholarship
Description

The scholarship was established by Jeremy Gillam to honor his late father Dennis who graduated from A-State in 1975. Dennis was a longtime supporter of Arkansas State.

Denso Engineering Endowed Scholarship
Description

Denso Manufacturing in Osceola, Arkansas established this scholarship to assist students majoring in engineering. DENSO Manufacturing Arkansas (DMAR) produces HVAC assemblies and Engine Cooling Modules (ECM) for its North American customers. With 224,000 square feet of manufacturing space, the facility employs more than 470 people.

Dick Clay That's Sports Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by family and friends of Dick Clay who attained his bachelor's degree in 1968 and his master's 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."

Don & 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. 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

This 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.

Doug and Deb Moore ROTC Scholarship Endowment
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Dr & Mrs Thomas M. Adams, II Excellence in Health Promotions
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Dr. Al Langlois Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 2006 by the family and presented as a gift to Dr. Langlois on Father's Day. They wanted to honor their father for his 33 years of service to A-StateÊCollege of Agriculture

Dr. Albert L. Mink Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Mink after his sudden death. During his lifelong career at A-State, he served as a faculty member and Dean of the College of Engineering. He was serving in that capacity at the time of his death.

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. Carolyn Tyree Memorial Scholarship
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Dr. Charles Ford Endowment Scholarship
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This scholarship was established by Mrs. Ann Ford in honor of her late husband Dr. Charles Ford. Dr. Ford joined the college of business faculty in 1969 and served 37 years before retiring in 2006.

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 A-State 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. Chloe Vaught Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was estblished by the family of Chloe Vaught who was in medical school at the time of her death. The recipient will be a junior or senior in the Honors Program and majoring in biology.

Dr. Dan Ross Memorial Scholarship Endowment
Description

This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Dan Ross, who earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at Arkansas State. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Ross began teaching in the Department of Music at A-State in 1968, and taught the Double Reed Studio at A-State until his retirement in 2018.

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. Following his untimely death, friends and family of Dr. Saunders established this scholarship to assist students majroing in chemistry.

Dr. Fances Downing & Thomas S. Hunter
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Dr. George Harp Honorary Endowed Scholarship
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Dr. Glenn Cooper Memorial Scholarship
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This 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.

Dr. Herman and Maxine Strickland Endowed Scholarship
Description

Herman Strickland Jr. and his wife Rhonda established this scholarship to honor his parents Dr. Herman and Maxine Strickland. Dr. Herman Strickland is emeritus associate professor of teacher education and dean of University College. He and his wife Maxcine are the fourth couple in The Circle, for whom the new graduate student housing west of the Military Science Building is named; one building will be Strickland Hall. Strickland was a faculty member from 1972 until he retired in 2008, helping prepare numerous educators for their careers.

Dr. Jake Darby Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State, Dr. Darby was a three-year letterman in football, and earned his bachelor's and master's degrees. After receiving his doctorate in 1971, he taught in the Health and Physical Education Department until his untimely death in 1998.

Dr. Jim Washam Endowed Scholarship
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Dr. Jim Washam Undergraduate Business Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Dr. Kathy Loyd, to honor Dr. Jim Washam for his years of leadership and instruction in the College of Business.

Dr. John E. Knight Baseball Scholarship
Description

This 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. Joseph Welborn Accounting
Description

This scholarship 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.

Dr. Kenneth Beadles Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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's first doctoral program.

Dr. Laddie Logan Memorial College of Business 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 Memorial Marketing & Management 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 Hinck Medical Scholarship Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established to assist students who are pre-med majors.

Dr. Larry Hinck Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 2005 by two physicians, Shane Speights (Dr. Hinck's son-in-law) and Amanda Deel. Both, Shane and Amanda, are osteopathic physicians who did their undergraduate work at A-StateÊ- they wanted to establish this scholarship to honor Dr. Hinck and continue to encourage and support students choosing to enter into osteopathic medicine.

Dr. Larry Olson Non-Traditional Biology Scholarship
Description

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

Dr. Lonnie E. 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. Patricia Robertson Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established by Dr. Kathy Loyd, to honor Dr. Patricia Robertson for her years of leadership and instruction in the College of Business.

Dr. Rebecca Matthews Memorial Scholarship
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Dr. Robert Potts Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established in Dr. Robert Potts' name. It is to be awareded to a veteran majoring in engineering.

Dr. Ruby N. Isom Scholarship
Description

This 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. Stan McPike-Lambda Chi Alpha Scholarship
Description

This 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. Stanley Vanaguanas P A Endowed Scholarship
Description

The Dr. Stanley Vanagunas Public Administration Memorial Scholarship was established by A-State alumnus John Baine to honor the memory of the universityÕs founding director of the MPA program. Dr. Vanagunas retired in the spring of 2001 after an 18 year teaching career at Arkansas State University. He brought a unique vision to life at Arkansas State in establishing a nationally accredited program with a global reach that has served to increase professionalism in public management in Arkansas and the Delta region.

Dr. Susan Noll Hanrahan Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Susan Hanrahan who served as the Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions until her retirment in 2021. The student should be a veteran admitted into a degree program within the College of Nursing and Health Professions and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

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. Willie Young Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Description

St. Bernards Medical Group established this scholarship in memory of Dr. Willie Young. Dr. Young served on the boards of St. BernardÕs Healthcare Associated Regional Providers (SHARP), Inc., the St. BernardÕs Development Foundation, Outpatient Surgery Center of Jonesboro and served as president of HMG [Healthcare Medical Group), an organization he was instrumental in establishing a group of independent physicians that believed in providing the highest quality of care to every patient in NEA. He was passionate about helping people and giving back to the community and was a champion of health care access for all

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.

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

Earl and Bruce DeVore Family Scholarship
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Ed Way Endowed Scholarship
Description

The Ed Way Business Scholarship was established by long-time Jonesboro businessman and banker Wallace Fowler. Ed Way was an integral part of the many banking endeavors that Mr. Fowler developed and grew 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 & Vera Kirk Scholarship
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Edward & Gilberta Westbrooke Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Description

The Jonesboro Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution established the scholarship you are receiving 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.

Ella Wells Fairley Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 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.

English B.A. Book Award
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Eoff Family Partnership Scholarship
Description

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

Eoff Family Scholarship
Description

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

Eric Blackwell Strategic Comm Endowed Scholarship
Description

Eric Blackwell, who graduated from A-State in 2001 with a degree in communications, established this scholarship to assist students majoring in Communications.

Eugene B. & Cora C. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 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.

Fairy Conlee 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.

Florence and Maurice Rubenstein Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was 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

This 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.

Foust Family Endowed Scholarship
Description

Leon and Dyanne Foust established this scholarship to assist students majoring in the fields of Agriculture, Business and Choral Performance.

Franklin and Virginia Winter Memorial Scholarship
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Fred Stull Fellowship Graduate Studies Scholarship
Description

This 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-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.

Frost, PLLC Accounting Annual Sch
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Future Farmer's of America Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the Arkansas State University Collegiate Chapter of the Future Farmers of America.

G. Robert Blanchard Scholarship
Description

Mr. Robert Blanchard, a 1951 ag business graduate of Arkansas State was honored by A-State in 1987 as a distinguished alumnus. Because of his belief in the integrity of the agriculture program at A-State, and because of his desire to assist others in the pursuit of their education, Mr. Blanchard established this scholarship for outstanding student leaders in the College of Agriculture

Galloway Graduate Award
Description

This scholarship was 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 Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Irene Martz. Mrs. Martz, anÊArkansas StateÊalumna, has influenced the lives of generations of faculty, staff and students on the Jonesboro campus. In 2005, she retired fromÊArkansas StateÊafter serving as a staff member for more than 48 years.

General Cable Endowed Engineering Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by General Cable to assist students seeking a career in engineering.

General Lynn Hooper ROTC Scholarship
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George A. Berger Memorial Scholarship
Description

Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Dr. George Berger who served as dean of the agriculture and engineering department at Arkansas State UniversityÊfrom 1974-1980. 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 and Helen Pratte Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Description

Dr. John Pratte established this scholarship to honor his parents George and Helen Pratte. The scholarship honors the commitment of George and Helen Pratte to education in general and to educational achievement in the Mississippi River Delta Region in particular. Although neither of them had college degrees (Helen would later go back to college and earn a bachelorÕs and masterÕs degree), they instilled in their children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren a love of knowledge and an expectation of earning a college degree. They made great sacrifices to insure this, such as moving the family to a small college town so that their children could afford to attend the university much more cheaply. It is hoped that this scholarship will enable other students in the Delta to go on to earn their degrees and give back to the region.Ê

George and Sara Roberson Endowed Scholarship
Description

Sara Roberson established this endowment to assist A-State students who are graduates the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts.

George Herndon Graduate Scholarship in Communication Disorders
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 A-State 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 A-State).

Gladys McPike Hudgins 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 bachelor's degree in physical education, along with a math certification, from the then Arkansas State College in 1949. She received her master's degree in physical education from the University of Arkansas in 1957. After teaching in the Swifton and Walnut Ridge school systems, Mrs. Hudgins joined A-State as a member of what is now the Health, Physical Education and Sports Sciences Department.

Golightly Upper Level Agri Scholarship
Description

The Golightly Foundation established this scholarship to benefit upper level agriculture majors at Arkansas State University.

Graves-Maxwell Annual Scholarship
Description

This scholaship was established by Dr. Teresa Maxwell in honor of her aunt and her late mother to benefit a single parent student with a pre-med major.

Greenway Ag 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 & Ag Services Scholarship
Description

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

Gussie Turner Memorial
Description

This 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.

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.

Halsey Enterprises Scholarship
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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 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.

Hazel C. Dickey Endowment Scholarship
Description

Hazel C. Dickey is a 1961 graduate of A-State who established this scholarship to assist students of the ASU-Beebe Degree Center who are majoring in business and are seeking to coninue their education at ASU-Jonesboro.

Hazel Deutsch Honors Scholarship
Description

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

Helen Marie Smith Moncrief Endowed Scholarship
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Helen P. Dudley Memorial Scholarship
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This scholarship was established in memory of Helen P. Dudley. Mrs. Dudley graduated from Arkansas State College in 1950 with a bachelor of science in education. She was a longtime educator and taught in the Jonesboro Public Schools as well as Arkansas State College.

Herbert H. McAdams Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Herbet 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.

Hermand Strickland Jr. Annual Scholarship
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Hester 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 Minority Educators Scholarship
Description

This 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.

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Hispanic Community Service, Inc. Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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.

Hite & Glenda Tiner Memorial Scholarship Endowment
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Hoeper Family Honors Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Mary Alice Hoeper of Woodruff, Wisconsin, along with her sons, one of whom taught at Arkansas State University. Dr. Jeffrey Hoeper was 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 A-State 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, A-State 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.

Horticulture Garden Club Endowed Scholarship
Description

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

Howard Christie Pierce Mathematics Scholarship
Description

This 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 master's degree in educational administration from A-State. 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 A-State.

Hoyt International Business Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Hummelstein & McCracken Scholarship
Description

This 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 Endowment
Description

Dr. Shane Hunt, who served as a dean in 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 titledÊ"Marketing" is used in universities across the nation. Royalties from their book were used to endow this scholarship.

Hytrol Endowed Scholarship for Engineering
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Imogene McDaniel Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by brothers Bobby and Danny McDaniel to honor their mother Mrs. Imogene McDaniel. The award will be given to a junior level student majoring in the college of business.

Isokenetics Physical Therapy Scholarship
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J. McCalister/Cache River Valley Seed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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

This 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 A-State broadcasting program and was employed by the Radio-TV department for several years.

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 Doris Moon First Generation Scholarship
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James Blankenship Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by an estate gift from Mr. James Blankenship who died in 2001.

James Crain Balton Memorial Scholarship
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James E. Gambill Memorial Scholarship
Description

Mrs. Jeanette Gambill established this scholarship in memory of her husband, James Gambill, who was a vocational-agriculture instructor in the Brookland school system until his retirement. This scholarship is to assist students pursuing a career in the field of agriculture.

James F. Golden Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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.

James G. Osborn Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 1992 by an anonymous donor.

James H. Ringgold Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established in 2001 by Mr. James H. Ringgold 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. He is a past member of the American Helicopter Society and author of two professional engineering articles published in technical magazines.

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 R. McDaniel Scholarship
Description

Dr. Mike McDaniel established this scholarship in honor of his father James R. McDaniel to assist students majoring in communications disorders with an interest in audiology.

James W. Callaway/AT&T Business Scholarship
Description

The James W. Callaway/AT&T Scholarship Endowment in Business was established in 2007 to provide needed scholarships to minority/underserved students majoring in accounting, law, marketing, management, economics, finance, computer information technology or business administration. Jim Callaway is a 1968 alumnus of the College of Business. He served as Senior Executive Vice President-Executive Operations for AT&T and also served on the ASU System Foundation's Board of Directors.

James W. Jim & Carole Stevens Engineering Scholarship
Description

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

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

This 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 Memorial 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 and Veda Pruett Beard Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Jeffrey Steward Memorial Vocal Music Endowed Scholarship
Description

In April of 2019, Jeffrey Steward died from cancer. Jeffrey had been a student at Arkansas State University since the Fall of 2014. He was a vocal performance major who performed in choral concerts, opera productions, and attended the Opera Maya and the Druid City Opera Workshops. Jeffrey had hoped to make a career of singing opera, but those hopes were cut short by the devastating cancer. His family wishes to support other vocal students through this scholarship in gratitude for the scholarships that he received during his time at ASU that were provided by the generosity of others.

Jerry and Christina Burchfield Accounting Scholarship
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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.

Jim and Wanda Lee Vaughn Scholarship
Description

Both A-State alumni, Mr. Vaughn earned a master's degree in education and Mrs. Vaughn earned her degree in elementary education.Ê Previously, they had earned degrees at Oklahoma and Stephens College, respectively. They lived at Delaplaine for many years before moving to Jonesboro.ÊHe died in 2013; she in 2015.

Jim Sloan Memorial Scholarship
Description

Friends, family, and business associates established this scholarship as a tribute to the late Jim Sloan who was a Jonesboro farmer and businessman.

Joe B. Hilliard Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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. The Hilliard family has many strong ties to A-State. Mr. Hilliard's wife, Pauline, graduated from A-State with a degree in elementary education in 1960. Their daughter, Carole Ann, graduated from ASU in 1968 with a degree in business, and her husband David Burns, graduated in 1967 with a degree in physical education. The Hilliard's son, Mike, and his wife, the former Sue Abernathy, graduated from ASU in 1969 with degrees in economics and music education. Their other son, Paul, attended ASU.

Joel Gambill Journalism Scholarship
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John Andrew Baltz Memorial Scholarship
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John B. Frazer Jr. Scholarship Endowment
Description

John B. Frazer Jr. established this scholarship to assist students from the Warren Public School System or the Hermitage Public School System who will be attending Arkansas State University.

John Baine Scholarship Endowment
Description

John Baine is an A-State graduate fromÊEl Dorado, Arkansas who earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and a Master's degree in Public Administration. John established this scholarship to assist students attending A-State from Union County Arkansas.

John Cramer/RTV 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

This 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 Osinach Poetry Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State.

John Osinach Sociology Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State.

John Swofford Endowed Scholarship
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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 A-State 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

This 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.

Johnny Cash Scholarship Endowment
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Jon Linder/Douglas Seitz Scholarship
Description

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

Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce Agri Scholarship
Description

The Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce established this scholarship. It is administered in consultation with the Agriculture Committee of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce or its designee.

Joseph H. Daniel Memorial Endowed Scholarship
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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

Judge Ann Lucas Pugh Memorial Scholarship
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Julia Lansford Vocal Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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
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Justin M. Humphreys Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Katherin E. Franzen and Thomas Wayne Franzen Endowment 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.

Katherine Overstreet Logan Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Helen Overstreet in honor of her stepdaughter Katherine Overstreet Logan. Katherine earned a bachelor's and ,master's in mathematics from A-State and taught math for several years before passing away at an early age.

Kathleen & Ray Hall Sr. Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State. Upon his retirement from A-State he served as director of Foundation and Development at St. Bernards.

Kathlyn and Earl Yarbrough Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends and family of Kathlyn 'Kacky' Yarbrough who was a longtime staff member in the College of Business.

Kathy White-Loyd Scholarship
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Keith Crass Memorial Scholarship in Accountancy 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.

Kelly Damphousse Retention Scholarship
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Kelsey Hall/Brown Lacy Excellence in Agriculture 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. Both men were highly respected in the Jonesboro community and the agriculture business. This scholarship is to assist a student majoring in agriculture business.

Kenneth R. Lane Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 Arts Club Scholarship
Description

This 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, Inc.
Description

The Kiwanis Club of Jonesboro established this scholarship from proceeds of their annual Pancake Breakfast held each March.

KJNB-TV Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established to benefit students pursuing a career in broadcast television. Reciptient must have at least 30 hours of credits with a minimum of 2.5 GPA and demonstrates need. Student must submit a portfolio with application. Current recipients are eligible to receive the award again but they must reapply each year.

KNJB-TV Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established for students pursuing a career in broadcast television. Students need to have completed at least 30 hours of credits with a minimum of 2.5 GPA and have demonstrated need. Student must submit a portfolio with application. Current recipients are eligible to receive the award again but they must reapply each year.

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. 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.

Latourette Southland Racing Scholarship
Description

This 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. LatouretteÕs 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.

Laudies & Polly Brantley Family Endowed Scholarship
Description

Laudies and Polly Brantley established this scholarship to assist students attending A-State.ÊLaudies Brantley is a 1969 graduate with a degree in agriculture.

Lee R. Krigbaum 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, A-State was it for me; I wanted to following in my father's footsteps. Luckily I was able to obtain scholarship funds for most of my tuition and I had supportive parents to make up the difference. Now it's my turn to help someone else.

Leet Family Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State. He was drawn to support the College of Nursing and Health Professions at A-State because of the need across the country for nursing professionals. Dr. Leet-Corday passed away on May 16, 2007.

Lela J. 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 A-State. 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, where the family continues to hold business interests.

Leonard and Mary Lou McDaniel COB Endowment
Description

Leonard and Mary Lou McDaniel established this scholarship to assist students pursuing a degree in the College of Business.Ê Leonard served as registrar and Mary Lou was the assistant dean of students for Arkansas State for many years.

Lifeline to Art Award
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Linual Cameron Memorial Scholarship
Description

For 24 years Linual Cameron was Arkansas State UniversityÕs 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. After his death, the Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter at Arkansas State endowed a scholarship to honor the memory of Mr. Cameron.

Lloyd & June Goff Memorial Scholarship
Description

The children of the late Lloyd L. and June C. Goff knew their parents placed special emphasis on education throughout their lifeÕs work and community activities. With that in mind, they endowed this scholarship following their parentsÕ deaths in 1990. Throughout their lives, education was of paramount importance to the Goffs. Mr. Goff served as a teacher, coach and administrator in the Wynne and Brinkley school districts, then became a principal and later superintendent in the Jonesboro Public Schools. After his retirement from Jonesboro in 1960, Mr. Goff was appointed assistant professor of education and psychology at Arkansas State, where he served for nine years. Upon retirement, he helped organize the local chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), helped secure funding for the Jonesboro Senior Citizens Center and served as president of the Craighead County Retired Teachers Organization. Mrs. Goff completed her education degree at Arkansas State in 1957 and then taught elementary students for several years at East Elementary School in Jonesboro. She was also very involved in church and community activities while she lived in Jonesboro, where she was a member of the Gladiolus Garden Club, the Readers Club, the Women of First Presbyterian Church and the ASU Faculty WomenÕs Club.

Lori Fenner Agriculture Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends and family of Lori Fenner. Lori came to Arkansas State in 1993 and taught agricultural business courses, advised students, and served in several management and planning roles throughout her time. A graduate of A-State, she earned her bachelor of science degree in business data processing in 1983 and her master of science in information systems in 1984.

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 System Foundation Board and the ASU Alumni Association Board.

Louis Joseph and Elise Marie Schaaf Memorial Scholarship
Description

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

LT. Col. Barney G. Smith Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State and was near completion of his Master of Business Administration degree at Arkansas State. He was a 1974 graduate of A-State and served as a professor of military science at the university since January of 2000.

Lunbeck Leadership Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Lunbeck Leadership Scholarship-Annual
Description

This 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.

M.A. Fisher Speech Scholarship
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Mabel Symons Woodside Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State, he received a 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 a medical degree.

Mamie Davis Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
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. 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 in 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.

Marion and Carolyn Berry Scholarship
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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 MarkÕs 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.

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.

Martha Ivener Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State.

Martin Sprocket and Gear Endowed Scholarship
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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 Elizabeth Greenwood Jones 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

This scholarship was established by Dr. Kenneth Swan in loving memory of his wife, Mary L. Swan, who was as 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 A-State.

Mary Lou McDaniel Student Personnel Endowed Scholarship
Description

The scholarship was established by Leonard McDaniel in memory of his wife Mary Lou McDaniel. Mary Lou retired from her beloved Arkansas State University as Emeritus Assistant Dean of Students and also a member of the ASU Faculty WomenÕs Club.

Mary Lou Wood Business Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State. 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 R. James Endowment Scholarship
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Mary Rogers Brown Scholarship
Description

Mary Rogers Brown was a 1915 graduate of what was then Arkansas A&M College, now known as Arkansas State University, and taught home economics from 1917 to 1920. She returned to Arkansas State in 1936 as head of the home economics department and dean of women. She remained on the faculty until her retirement in 1965. After her death on Dec. 25, 1981, an endowed scholarship fund was established in her memory by Roger and Bonnie Brown, with contributions from other family members and friends.

Maurice LaBlance Mahon Steward El Ed Ann
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Maurice LaBlance Mahon Steward Elementary Education Endowed Scholarship
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Maurice Ward Endowed Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was establihsed to assist students who are majoring in OT, PT, speech or athletic training in the College of Nursing and Health Professions.Ê

Maxwell Brooks Dyslexia End Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by an anonymous donor family who has two children with dyslexia. They saw a great need for support and accountability for students once they began college. The scholarship was created to encourage students to seek support and utilize resources offered and then encourage and support other dyslexics to do the same. Dyslexics have so many gifts and once the can overcome the hurdle of figuring out the best ways that they learn, they can do anything.

McFarland Academic Freedom Scholarship
Description

This 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-Greer Memorial Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Mello Hunt Supply Chain Management Sch
Description

This scholarship was established to benefit a student in supply chain management or a student minoring in logistics.

Melvyn and Alice Wetherspoon Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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.

Melvyn Wetherspoon Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship 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

This 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 A-State in 1973 with a degree in business management.

Mid-South Sales Endowed Scholarship
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Mildred B. Vance Early and Middle Education Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the Department of Teacher Education at A-State in 2004 in honor of Dr. Mildred Vance. Dr. Vance retired in 2002 after 54 years of teaching in the College of Education. She 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.

MOAA Generals Porter and Wood Scholarship
Description

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

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 A-State, 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 A-State through scholarships. Both, Jake and June Morse are graduates of A-State, along with their three daughters, Margie, Marcia and Melissa.

Mossie J. Richmond-Afak Haydar International Scholarship
Description

This 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 A-State. Both men worked jointly in establishing the International Program on the A-State campus.

Myra Tillman Memorial Art 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 A. Haigler Scholarship
Description

Michael Heflin established this scholarship to honor his Nancy Haigler who was a long-time professor of Accounting at A-State.ÊBecause of Ms. Haigler, Michael attained his accounting degree in 1976.

Nancy C. Everitt Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Nancy Everitt of Franklin, Tenn. who is a 1987 graduate of A-State'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.

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 A-State student organization of the Association for Childhood Education International.

NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital Scholarship
Description

This 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

This scholarship was established to benefit students working toward the requirment to sit for the CPA exam. Student should have already received or be completing a bachelors degree in accounting or have equivalent undergraduate work.

Neil Griffin Business Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the College of Business to help supplement students majoring in Business.

Northwestern Mutual Insurance Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established to benefit students majoring in insurance and financial services or finance.

Olen P. Nail Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by family, friends and former students in memory of Dr. Olen P. Nail, who served as dean of the College of Agriculture from 1953 to 1975. A native of Choctaw County, Miss., Dr. Nail received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Mississippi State University, and earned his doctorate at Louisiana State University. He was a World War II veteran, and was awarded the Purple Heart. Before coming to Arkansas State, he taught at Auburn University in Alabama. Dr. Nail was admired and respected by students and colleagues alike. He was known for shunning the limelight, focusing instead on the attributes and accomplishments of his students and fellow faculty members. He tirelessly worked with the Future Farmers of America and the Arkansas Beekeepers Association.

Olympus Construction Inc. Scholarship
Description

Scholarship was established in 2001 by Olympus Construction, Inc. to benefit a full-time student who is a resident of the state of Arkansas and majoring in any field of engineering.

Pat Cross Neeley Memorial Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by friends and family of Mrs. Neeley upon her death. The scholarship will benefit a student majoring in elementary education.

Peggy Stroud Panhelleinc Council Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was establihsed in the name of Peggy Stroud who was employed at Arkansas State University from 1954 until 1984. She served as the associate dean of students.

Penry Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by Dr. Jason Penry in the honor of his mother Rhonda Penry. The scholarship was created to assist mothers who began their coursework but had to take a break and have decided to return and finish their bachelor's degree at A-State.

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.

Peter Gustav Kluge Art Scholarship
Description

Melissa and Jim Farrell established this scholarship in honor of Melissa's brother Peter Gustav Kluge. The scholarship is to assist students majoring in art.

Phil & Mary Esther Hergett Scholarship
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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 A-State and its athletic programs.

Pi Kappa Alpha Scholarship
Description

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

Pickering Firm Inc. Civil Engineering Scholarship
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Political Science Scholarship
Description

This scholarship was established by the A-State Department of Political Science.

Pope Family Scholarship
Description

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

Price & Sara Gardner Pre-Law Endowed Scholarship
Description

Price and Sara Gardner established this scholarship to assist students who are on the pre-law track and aspire to attend law school after graduating from A-State.

Pulaski County Scholarship
Description

First awarded in 1997, this scholarship was provided by A-State 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.

Quido Hassin Science Major Scholarship
Description

This 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 bachelorÕs 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. The scholarship, first awarded in 1993, recognizes outstanding science and mathematics students.

R.A. Nelson Scholarship
Description

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

R.M. (Bob) Wood Scholarship End in Sales Leadership
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R.W. & Anna M. Butler Scholarship
Description

This 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.

Ralph Clifton Annual Scholarship
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Randy Carol Ham Memorial Scholarship
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This 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 Sept. 7, 1992. Dr. Ham received his bachelorÕs, masterÕs and specialistÕs 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. The scholarship, first awarded in 1993, recognizes students, like you, who demonstrate outstanding academic work, are dedicated to a career as a secondary principal, and are committed to improving education opportunities in the Delta.

Regions Bank of Arkansas Scholarship
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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 A-State, Regions Bank established this award in 2005.Ê

Regions Bank of Jonesboro Scholarship
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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 A-State, Regions Bank established this award in 2005.Ê

Remembering Shelby Rhodes Endowed Scholarship
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Rick Duschl KA Memorial Scholarship
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This 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
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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
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Ritter Communication Scholarship
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This scholarship was established through the College of Business annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the event were used to establish a scholarship named in honor of one of the participating companies.

Robert & Gloria Ferrelasco Business Scholarship
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This 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. & Toni Y. Davidson Scholarship
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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 L. Hoskins Memorial Scholarship
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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 A-State, he helped establish the universityÕs first masters degree program and coordinated its successful effort to gain national accreditation. Dr. Hoskins became vice president for Academic Affairs at A-State 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.

Robin H. Hagaman Scholarship
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This 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.

Robin Martin Yates Vocal Endowment Scholarship
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Robin Yates established this scholarship to assist students who are seeking a career in Choral Music Education. Mrs. Yates received a bachelor's and master's degree in music education from Arkansas State University.

Ron MIller ROTC Endowed Scholarship
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Roy H. Jolly Rotary Memorial Scholarship
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This 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.

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

Ruel Nester Scholarship
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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
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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 A-State for forty years.

Russell and Melda Strickland Buffalo Island High School
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This scholarship was established with a gift 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 A. Steinsick Education Scholarship
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This scholarship was established by family and friends in memory of Ruth Steinsiek. Ruth was a long-time resident of Jonesboro. She received her bachelor's degree in primary education from Jonesboro Baptist College, and her master's degree in education from then Arkansas State College in 1956.

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

Sam Morgan Mathematics Education Scholarship
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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.

Samuels S. Lipscomb Memorial Scholarship
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Samuel Scott Lipscomb was born in King William County, Va., in 1890. He attended Stanton Military Academy and was in military service during World War I. He moved to Arkansas sometime around 1915, residing first in Marmaduke and later in Paragould. His early business years were spent in Marmaduke, where he operated the Farmers Mercantile Company and engaged in general farming operations in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. While in Marmaduke, he was also engaged in cotton ginning and livestock operations. Upon moving to Paragould during World War II, he was a partner in and operated the Ford automobile agency and a tractor agency until the late 1950s. It was Mr. LipscombÕs wish to improve living conditions of people in the Marmaduke and Paragould trade areas where he conducted his business activities. When Mr. Lipscomb died in 1969, he left funds that established the scholarship you are receiving.

Sandy Alstadt Leadership Scholarship
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Scott Hale Memorial Scholarship
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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.

Shannon Wright & Lynette Thetford Scholarship
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This scholarship was endowed in 1998 in memory of A-State 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.

Sharon L. Davis Women's Leadership Endowment Scholarship
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Sharon Davis established this scholarship to assist young women who are members of the Women's Business Leadership Center. Ms. Davis is a 1976 graduate of A-State and a member of the Founders Circle which is a group of women who established the Women's Business Leadership Center in 2016.

Shirl D. Strauser Accounting Scholarship
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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 & Kenneth Peters-Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship
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Three local chapters of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honor sorority for women educators, established a scholarship 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 Eheta Tau, Eta Theta Scholarship
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Scholarship was established in 2005 by members of the Eta Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Simmons Family Endowed Scholarship
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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.

Society of Manufacturing Engineers Scholarship
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This 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

Southworth Products Engineering Endowed Scholarship
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Spades Family Endowed Scholarship
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Drs. Joe and Billy Spades established this scholarship for students who are in the pre-dental program looking to attend dental school after their graduation from A-State.Ê The Spades brothers graduated from A-State and then went on to dental school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and have separate dental practices in Jonesboro.

Speech Communication Scholarship
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Staffmark Scholarship
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This scholarship was established through the College of Business annual golf tournament. Proceeds from the event were used to establish a scholarship named in honor of one of the participating companies.

State Farm Insurance Scholarship
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Stella H. & Howard M. Alsey Scholarship
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Both Howard and Stella Alsey were A-State alumni and had careers as educators. Mr. Alsey was professor of economics in the College of Business from 1967 until his retirement in 1977. Mrs. Alsey taught English and French at Lafe (Ark.) High School.

Step Up Reach Back Scholarship
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This scholarship was established to assist women who participate in the Women's Business Leadership Program.

Sternheimer Communication Disorders Scholarship
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This scholarship 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 this endowment at Arkansas State University in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Sternheimer and their children.

Sternheimer Music Scholarship
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This scholarship 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 this endowment at Arkansas State University in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Sternheimer and their children.

Steve and Sharon Bryant Pre-Med Scholarship
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Steve and Sharon Bryant established to assist students who are pre-med majors.

Stevens-Fryer Scholarship
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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 A-State.

Strong Turner Alumni Chapter Scholarship
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The Strong Turner Alumni Chapter (STAC) Scholarship was created assist African-American U.S. students attending Arkansas State University.

Strong Turner Alumni Chapter Scholarship Endowment
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The Strong Turner Alumni Chapter (STAC) Scholarship was created assist African-American U.S. students attending Arkansas State University.

Susan Tolliver Memorial Nursing Scholarship
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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

Tamela and Judious Lewis Scholarship
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Taylor Martin Memorial Agri Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established by friends and family of Taylor Martin who tragically passed away in a car accident. Taylor was a freshman majoring in agriculture and a member of the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity.

Terry R. Gairhan Memorial Scholarship
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Textbook Brokers Scholarship Endowment
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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 General Gene Stillions Scholarship
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Theatre Arts Scholarship
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Theatre Guild Endowment Scholarship
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This scholarship was established to assist a full-time student entering their senior year majoring in theatre. The student must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an overall cumulative GPA of 3.00. Recipient must exhibit exemplary participation in A-State Theatre activities and have a strong potenital for post-graduate study and/or career.

Tim O. Brown Pi Kappa Alpha Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established to assist members of the Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity in achieving their academic goals. The scholarship is named in honor of Tim O. Brown who has devoted most of his free time over the past 40 years to mold the Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha into one of the top perennial Pike chapters in the nation. Brown, a 1979 graduate in business administration, is president and CEO of Brown's Graduation Supply Co., a Herff Jones Company.Ê In this role he has served as an unofficial goodwill ambassador for Arkansas State while regularly visiting high school students throughout Arkansas.

Tokusen USA Inc. Scholarship
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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 A-State's College of Engineering in 2000.

Tom & Hariette Adams Excellence in Sports Administration
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Tom & Harriette Adams Excellence in Exercise Science
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Tom & Shirley Manning Scholarship
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Tom and Shirley Manning felt the need to give back to the university so they established this scholarship. Tom graduated with his bachelor's degree in physical education in 1954.

Tom G. and Mary E. Manning Ann Sch
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Tom Loberg Memorial Scholarship
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This 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.

Tommy Vaughan Class of 1973 Scholarship
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Tommy Vaughan established this scholarship to assist students majoring in the College of Business. Specifically, the scholarship is to assist out-of-state students who are attending A-State.

TV Broadcasters of Arkansas Scholarship
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This scholarship was established in 2004 by the Television Broadcasters of Arkansas.

University Lofts Endowed Scholarship
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Upward Bound Women in Engineering Scholarship Endowment
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This scholarship was established by gifts from Lauri Harris who graduated from A-State in 1996 with a bachelor of science in engineering.

Virginia Doris Craig Endowed Scholarship
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W.H. "Dude" & Peggy Provost Memorial Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established by Brett and Kimberly Provost in memory of BrettÕs parents to assist students majoring in the College of Agriculture and Technology.Ê

W.J. Beard Memorial Music Scholarship
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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. Vete Armstrong Memorial Scholarship
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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.

Wallace Fowler Scholarship
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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.

Walter and Helen Moncrief Endowment Scholarship
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Linda Moncrief established this scholarship to honor her parents and assist students majoring in business and education.

Warr Family Scholarship
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This 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 A-State that this scholarship comes to benefit deserving students.

Warren & Lu Nedrow Trustees Scholarship
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This 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 Òpower couplesÓ 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. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, the Jonesboro Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Gladiolus Garden Club, the Lady Elks and Delta Kappa Gamma International. 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. ÒDoc NedÓ became widely known and respected, both for his dedication to teaching and for the guidance he gave his students. He was the founder of the Arkansas State chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, and served as its adviser for many years.

WBLC-Roller Funeral Home Annual Scholarship
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Weiler Woods Red Wolf Conservation Scholarship
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Dale Weiler and Loti Woods established this scholarship to assist student majoring in biological sciences with a zoology emphasis working in Environmental Sciences and Studies, Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation.

Whitehead/Kimball Journalsim Scholarship
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This 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.

William R. Wright Trust Scholarship
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This 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 A-State and its students, desiring that deserving students be given assistance to achieve higher education goals.

William V. & Harriet Mildred Smith Scholarship
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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.

Wilson Fellows Award
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This 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.

Windgate Scholarship Endowment
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Wisdom/Wilson Honors Nursing Scholarship
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This 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.

Women's Business Leadership Endowed Scholarship
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This scholarship was established to assist female students who have participated in the Women's Business Leadership Center.