Scholarship Application

The Scholarship Application deadline is March 3, 2014. A complete application packet must be turned into the Dean’s Office, Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business & Economic Development (RBUS), Suite 304. If you have any questions regarding the application process,Ā please contact Laura Challenger-Webb at (501) 569-8891.

2014 Scholarship Application

General Description of Scholarships

General

Ben A. Hardy Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student who is majoring in the College of Business who demonstrates achievement, leadership, and financial need.

Bodycote K-Tech Book Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part time graduate student with academic accomplishment and financial need.

Derek Richard Balog Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student majoring in accounting or finance with preference given to junior and senior level students. The applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

E. Grainger and Frances B. Williams Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a student in the College of Business. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Applicants must have a GPA of 2.25 or higher.

Elaine Eubank Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Business. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Students should exhibit a strong desire to work in the non-profit industry. Financial need will be considered.

Elizabeth S. Lang Scholarship
Awarded to a female student in the College of Business.

Gibson-Duncan Trust Scholarship
Awarded to students who are majoring in the College of Business. Applicants must have maintained a 2.0 GPA in high school and must have a 2.0 overall GPA at UALR.

Harper Dabney Boyd Scholarship
Awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in the College of Business.

Harper W. Boyd Scholarship
Awarded to full-time juniors or seniors majoring in the College of Business. Applicants must have a minimum 3.25 GPA and not be employed more than 15 hours per week during the academic terms. Selection is based on academic achievement and financial need.

Jane Kittle and Vaughan Dabney Scholarship
Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in the College of Business.

Julia Dabney Taylor and Bertie Vaughan Dabney Scholarship
Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in Business.

Julie V. Bova Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a graduate student in the Master of Businss Administration program. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. Two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicantā€™s values of mutual respect for others, a commitment to excellence, and the ability not only to do things right, but to do the right thing will be required. Scholarship recipients will be known as Bova Scholars.

Louise and Jack T. Lynn Scholarship
Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in the College of Business.

Nuvell Financial Services Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in the College of Business majoring in finance, accounting, or computer information systems. Preference will be given to students currently employed in the Finance/AccountingComputer Information Systems Industry. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered along with dedication to the profession.

Regions Academic Achievement Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in business. Student must have a 3.0 GPA GPA to apply and must maintain a 3.0 GPA while receiving the scholarship. Applicants must have declared a major in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing or Advertising.

Simmons First National Bank Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time student in the College of Business. Preference will be given to a junior level student who has attended UALR for one-yearĀ  full-time prior to receiving the award. Financial need will be considered.

Suzanne and Paul Davis Scholarship
Awarded to juniors or seniors majoring in the College of Business.

William Andrew Treadway, III Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time junior or senior in the College of Business. Preference will be given to those students who have a ā€œmiddle of the roadā€ GPA, are in good academic standing and who have financial need.

Department of Accounting

George W. Foster, Jr. and George W. Foster III Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is majoring in Accounting and has a desire to practice public accounting as a career. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Applicants must have a recommendation from a member of the Accounting faculty. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. Additionally, the recipient must maintain a 2.6 GPA during the scholarship award period.

Robert C. Culpepper Accounting Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is majoring in Accounting. While financial need will be considered, demonstrated merit and academic accomplishment are of greater importance.

Terri D. Thompson Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time sophomore, junior or senior level student majoring in Accounting. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Department of Economics and Finance

Arkansas Life Underwriters Trust Fund Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Insurance or a related field within the College of Business. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Financial need, and to a lesser degree, academic accomplishment will be considered.

Arkansas Real Estate Scholarship
Awarded to a part-time student majoring in Finance with an emphasis in Real Estate. Student must be at least a second semester sophomore and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA. Academic accomplishment will be considered. Financial need will be strongly considered.

Bill B. May Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Economics and Finance with the intent of pursuing a career in banking. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors who have a 2.25 ā€“ 2.5 GPA and who do not have great financial need nor qualify for the Pell Grant.

C.H. Richter Memorial Scholarship
Awarded annually to a deserving and qualified student majoring in one of the following: real estate, insurance, or mortgage banking.

Charles M. Taylor II Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student pursuing an undergraduate degree. Applicant must have a declared major in finance with an emphasis in real estate, property management, mortgage banking, or insurance, and must maintain a 3.0 GPA during the term of the scholarship. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.

James H. Penick Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to seniors majoring in economics or finance who have a career objective of working in commercial banking or finance.

Jimmy R. Newell Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time (minimum 9 semester hours) student majoring in insurance or a field closely related to insurance within the Department of Finance and Economics. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA in the major. While financial need is considered, academic accomplishment and the recipientā€™s career desires within the insurance industry will have a stronger bearing on the selection process.

Norman Farris Bank Award
Awarded to a junior finance major, preferably interested in banking with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicant must demonstrate leadership, personal integrity, financial need, and be an Arkansas resident.

Raymond Rebsamen Insurance Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a junior or senior student majoring in insurance or a field related to insurance. Academic standing will be the primary consideration. Financial need will also be considered.

USAble Life Insurance Company Endowed Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in insurance or a field related to insurance within the College of Business. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Financial need and to a lesser degree, academic accomplishment will be considered.

William C. Goolsby Endowed Scholarship in Real Estate
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in finance or minoring in real estate. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors or graduate students who are concentrating in finance or real estate. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on at least the 30 hours prior to applying for this scholarship. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Department of Management

Paul M. Williams Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student with a declared major in the College of Business. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

Department of Marketing and Advertising

Marketing Department Scholarship
Awarded to students majoring in marketing.

SMEI Scholarship
Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in marketing. Preference will be given to junior and senior level students. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.