scholarships

Scholarship Info

The College of Science has General Scholarships and Private Scholarships available to students.  See the list of scholarships below.

ARK LSAMP Program - Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation aims to increase the number of under-represented minority students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) areas.

COS Leadership Scholarship –  The recipient shall be a full-time student within any department of the College of Science.  Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. Although not specifically required, applicants are strongly urged to provide a letter of support from a faculty member or major department chair who can speak to your academic accomplishments.

Steven L. Mourning Science Scholarship – The recipient shall be a full or part time student seeking a major degree in the field of “science” (i.e. Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics) within the College of Science. Deadline for applying for this scholarship is March 1st.

Tracy L. Thompson Scholarship Program – The recipient shall be a full or part-time student majoring in Science or Mathematics and minoring in Secondary Education with the intention of becoming a teacher. Deadline for applying for this scholarship is March 1st.

University Science Scholars Program –  The University Science Scholars Program is a new scholarship and enrichment program at UALR. It is for outstanding students who have financial needs and wish to major in biology, chemistry, and earth science.

 

COS DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Department of Biology

For additional information call 501-569-3270, or visit the Biology Department.

James H. Fribourgh Endowed Biology Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in biology. Preference will be given to graduate students or undergraduate students who have completed 60 hours or more with 18 hours concentrated in biology. Applicants must have at least a 2.0 GPA overall and a 2.5 GPA in biology. Emphasis will be given to a student’s potential and financial need will be strongly considered.

 

Dr. Thomas & Debbie Lynch Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full or part time student majoring in Biology. Academic accomplishment will be strongly considered. All other criteria being equal, preference will be given to those demonstrating greatest financial need. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Deadline for applying is March 1st.

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Department of Chemistry

For additional information call 501-569-3152, or visit the Chemistry Department.

Darryl K. Reach Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Chemistry. Preference will be given to junior and senior level students. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

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Department of Earth Science

For additional information, call 501-569-3546 or visit Earth Sciences

Philip L. Kehler Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to full-time or part-time students majoring in Geology. Applicants must demonstrate academic accomplishment. Financial need will be strongly considered. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

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Department of Mathematics and Statistics

For additional information, call 501-569-8100 or visit the Math Department

DeWoody and Emily Fleming Dickinson Math Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student in his or her sophomore or junior year. Academic accomplishments will be given the highest consideration with financial need weighing second to academics. Leadership skills and involvement with math activities will also be considered.

 

Dr. Alan M. Johnson Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who is pursuing a masters degree in mathematics or statistics. Preference will be given to those who demonstrate academic accomplishment and are seeking a career in teaching. Special consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated strong teaching skills and service to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UALR, and the community.

 

Jerry and Sherri Damerow Endowed Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship

Open to all students pursuing an undergraduate degree in mathematics. Applicants must demonstrate academic accomplishment. Financial need will be strongly considered. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

 

Linda and Tom McMillan Mathematics Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in any major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, with preference given to juniors and seniors. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

 

Ma Endowed Family Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in Mathematics. Preference will be given to juniors and seniors. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

 

Mathematics and Statistics Faculty Endowed Award

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in any major offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Applicants must demonstrate academic accomplishment. Financial need will be considered, but it will not be a determining factor.

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Department of Nursing

For additional information, call 501-569-8081 or visit the Nursing Department

Corinne E. Phillips Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in nursing. Selection will be based on academic accomplishment with consideration being given to financial need.

 

Dennis Jungmeyer Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student accepted into the nursing program who is a current or former CARTI patient. Academic accomplishment, community service and financial need will be strongly considered. A narrative page should be attached to the application detailing the applicant’s interest in furthering his or her education in nursing. The recipient(s) will be asked to sign a good faith intent of employment within the nursing fields, with preference given to those remaining in Arkansas.

 

Flesher Family Foundation Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student accepted into the nursing program with preference given to first generation college students. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

 

Florence C. Zook, R.N. Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student majoring in nursing who is in the last semester of his or her junior or senior year. Applicants must have an above average GPA in the current nursing class. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be strongly considered.

 

Patricia P. and George E. Thompson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time nursing major. Preference will be given to students in the process of completing their first year of the nursing program. Financial need will be strongly considered and preference will be given to students with a middle of the road GPA. Students cannot apply for this scholarship. Students considered for this scholarship shall be nominated by a faculty member and presented to the scholarship committee of the Department of Nursing.

 

Willard and Pat Walker Nursing Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time student majoring in nursing. Applicant must have academic accomplishment and financial need. A writing sample should be submitted with the application. Interviews will be scheduled during the application process.

 

Willard and Pat Walker Nursing Scholarship BSN-Completion

Awarded to a full-time student pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Applicant must have academic accomplishment and financial need. A writing sample should be submitted with the application. Interviews will be scheduled during the application process.

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Physics and Astronomy

For additional information, call 501-569-3314 or visit the Physics Department

Coleman Endowed Physics Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time Physics major. Preference will be given to incoming freshmen. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be considered. Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA. This scholarship is renewable; recipients must reapply annually.

 

Paul R. Engle Scholarship

Awarded to a full-time or part-time student who have completed a minimum of 12 hours credit hours in physics and astronomy courses and demonstrated an interest in the field. Academic accomplishment and financial need will be considered. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA to be considered.