Endowed Scholarships awarded by Southern Arkansas University

If you have questions concerning University scholarships, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at 870-235-4023.

Charles Hirst Adams and Mary Helen McGill Adams and Charles Clinton Adams and Myrtle Levon Hirst Adams Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Adams.

Velma Lee Adams Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in memory of Miss Adams.

Albemarle Corporation Scholarship: Funds provided by Albemarle Corporation.

Alcoa Scholarship: Funds provided by Alcoa

M. O. Alcorn Scholarship: Funds provided by the family of Mr. M. O. Alcorn.

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Alexander Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. John Ed Alexander, Sr., in memory of his father and in honor of his mother.

Walter H. and Della Smith Allen Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Homer Talley in memory of her parents to benefit an Agriculture student.

Alpha Chi Scholarship: Funds provided by an anonymous challenge donor and SAU Alpha Chi Alumni. Preference shall be given to members of Alpha Chi.

Alpha Tau Omega Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Alumax-Magnolia Division Scholarship: Funds provided by Alumax. Preference shall be given to sons and daughters of the employees of Alumax majoring in Accounting, Marketing, Management, Computer Science, or Pre-Engineering.

Alumni Association Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends to provide a scholarship for a child or grandchild of a current Alumni Association member and who has a 24 ACT.

Amfuel Scholarship: Funds provided by Amfuel of Magnolia. Preference shall be given to dependent children of the employees of Amfuel.

Mr. and Mrs. E. M. (Mack) Anderson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. E. M. (Mack) Anderson for an entering freshman with a minimum 3.5 GPA. If candidates are equally qualified academically, then preference shall be given to a financially needy student.

William A. Anderson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Anderson to benefit an Engineering or Business student from Arkansas or Texas who show leadership skills in addition to academic ability.

J. David Ashby Finance Scholarship:Funds provided by Mustard Seed Wealth Management in honor of J. David Ashby to provide a scholarship for a Junior or Senior Finance student.

Jim and Theresa Ashby Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. David Ashby in honor of his parents to provide a scholarship for a student from Taylor, Arkansas.

Edna Mae and Searcy Atkinson Scholarship: Funds provided by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Searcy Atkinson in their honor and memory. Preference shall be given to a football player who has need and who has a 2.5 or higher GPA.

Dr. John T. Attebery Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni, family, and friends in memory of Dr. Attebery. Preference shall be given to an agri student recommended by the Department of Agriculture.

William R. and Katie B. Austin Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. William R. Austin. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture academic and/or leadership student.

Ariagen North America Scholarship: Funds provided by Aviagen North America.

Charlotte Baine Scholarship: Funds provided by James and Charlotte Baine to assist a deserving and needy student getting a degree in Counseling.

Grady M. Baker Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Quintus Crews in memory of her father. Preference shall be given to Business students.

BancorpSouth/First United Bancshares Scholarship: Funds provided by First United Bancshares.

Kathryn Norwood Bancroft Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Kathryn Norwood Bancroft.

Whitley Reeves Barnard Finish Strong Scholarship: Funds provided by family and friends of Whitley Reeves Barnard to benefit a College of Business student majoring in Marketing.

Carol Jean Barnes Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barnes in memory of their daughter. Preference shall be given to students from Smackover High School.

Richard and Mary Hicks Barnes Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Barnes, alumni, and friends. Preference shall be given to a student from Smackover, Arkansas.

Dr. Lionel Barton Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Lionel Barton to benefit an Agriculture major interested in Poultry.

Clinton and Flay Bearden Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Bearden.

Dr. Horace N. and Hazel Beene Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Horace N. Beene and Dr. and Mrs. Willis T. Beene. Preference shall be given to Columbia County students.

Dr. and Mrs. Horace N. Beene and Dr. and Mrs. Willis T. Beene Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Horace N. Beene and Dr. and Mrs. Willis T. Beene. Preference shall be given to Columbia County students.

Bruce B. Bevens Scholarship: Funds provided by the Bevens family, alumni and friends in memory of Mr. Bevens. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Business.

Bruce B. Bevens Business Scholarship: Funds provided by J.W. Rowe in memory of his Business professor, Mr. Bruce B. Bevens. Preference shall be given to a Business student.

Leonard and Mary Faye Warmack Black Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Black.

Louis J. and Martha Blanchard Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Louis J. Blanchard and friends and former students of Mr. Blanchard. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Accounting.

Dr. Betty Unger Blue Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Blue. Preference shall be given to Spanish majors or minors.

Grady and Charlotte Matson Bolding Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Grady Bolding.

Dr. Ralph F. and Leila W. Boulware Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Boulware. Preference shall be given to animal Agriculture students recommended by the Department of Agriculture.

Tom D. Bowles Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

E. G. Bradham Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. E. G. Bradham in memory of Mr. Bradham. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Pre-Veterinary Science and/or Agriculture.

Rubye Rudd Bradham Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. E. G. Bradham. Preference shall be given to a student majoring in Agriculture in awarding one of the scholarships.

Steve and Florene Jordan Bradley Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bradley.

William R. and Bobbie G. Bradley Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. William Bradley.

Bill and Carma Flemens Bradshaw Scholarship: Funds provided by Bill and Carma Flemens Bradshaw. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Charles and Otabel Bradshaw Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bradshaw.

Alvin L. And Irene Wilson Brannon Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Brannon, alumni, and friends.

Dr. Durward and Margaret L. Dossett Brewer Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Brewer in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to a graduate of Hatfield, Arkansas, High School with second preference to a graduate of any other Polk County, Arkansas, high school.

Margaret Brewer Memorial Scholarship: Established in memory of Margaret Brewer.

Dr. Harold T. and Gene Lee Brinson Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Harold T. Brinson and alumni and friends in honor of the Brinsons.

Ivan W. and Dr. Kathryn S. Brown Scholarship: Funds provided by the Brown family, alumni and friends. Preference shall be given to a female student majoring in Kinesiology.

Roy and Laura Brown Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Stinson in honor of her parents. Preference shall be given to a Business or Education major.

Dr. Imon E. Bruce Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Imon E. Bruce.

Travis and Lauretta Buchanan Scholarship: Funds provided by Travis and Lauretta Blevins Buchanan to provide a scholarship for a student in the College of Education.

Troy Buck Family Scholarship: Funds provided by friends of Mr. Troy Buck to benefit a student majoring in Agriculture.

Susan S. Buckmaster Memorial Scholarship: Funds provided by Robert B. Buckmaster, in memory of his wife Susan S. Buckmaster, to provide financial assistance to deserving students.

Eva Burkett Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in memory of Dr. Burkett.

Emogene Winn Burns, Ray Burns, and John G. Winn Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by Ray Burns for a student in Nursing.

Mrs. J. E. Bussey Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Mrs. Billie Cameron Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Fahy Rowland and Dr. and Mrs. Ron Ponder in honor of Mrs. Cameron. Preference shall be given to a Nursing student.

W. M. (Bill) Cameron Scholarship: Funds provided in memory of Mr. Cameron by his daughter and his three grandchildren. Preference shall be given to a Marketing student in need.

Dr. Raymond and Sharon Cammack Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig, Dr. and Mrs. Cammack, alumni, and friends.

Dr. Raymond and Sharon Cammack Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig, Dr. and Mrs. Cammack, alumni and friends to benefit a student.

Dr. Dolph and Florence Crain Camp Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Dolph Camp. Preference shall be given to academically qualified students with financial need.

Rayford and Shirley Camp Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Rayford Camp to benefit a Hempstead County resident in need.

Dr. Robert G. Campbell Scholarship: Funds provided by the Campbell family, alumni, and friends to benefit a Music major.

Virginia Rhea Campbell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. John W. Rhea, Jr., in honor of his sister.

Raeanna Cardell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pittman in memory of Miss Cardell.

Virginia Saralynn Longino Carlisle Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Luther A. Longino in memory of his daughter.

Neely and Nina Cassady Scholarship: Funds provided by Senator and Mrs. Neely Cassady. Preference shall be given to a Pre-Veterinary student selected by the Department of Agriculture.

Melvin and Myrtle Chambers Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Chambers and Mr. and Mrs. Dale Prince in memory of their parents.

Dr. John J. Chapman Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Bennie and Mr. Sam Walthall and other alumni in honor of Dr. Chapman.

Dr. J. Wesley and Margaret Alcorn Childers Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. J. Wesley Childers, alumni, and friends.

Orval A. Childs Scholarship: Funds provided in honor of Mr. Childs by alumni and friends. Preference shall be given to students with Agriculture major and recommended by the chair of the Department of Agriculture.

Howard and Emma Lee Clark Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in memory of his parents. Preference shall be given first to employees or children of employees of Peoples Bank. Second – fifth preferences are students from Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, or Magnolia respectively.

Imogene M. and Richard P. Clark Memorial Scholarship: Funds provided by Richard P. Clark, II and Roland L. Clark in memory of their parents.

Imogene McNatt Clark Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark. Preference shall be given first to employees or children of employees of Peoples Bank. Second – fifth preferences are students from Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, or Magnolia respectively.

Richard P. Clark Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher and Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Scott in honor of Mr. Clark. Preference shall be given first to the children of employees of Peoples Bank and second to graduates of the high schools of the school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Preference shall also be given to the students with greatest financial need.

Richard P., II and Carol Clark, Roland L. and Leigh Ann Clark, Dale and Pamela Clark Davis Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in honor of their children.

David M. Clary Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. David Clary.

Class of 1946 Scholarship: Funds provided by the Class of 1946 and other alumni and friends.

Class of 1948 Scholarship: Funds provided by the Class of 1948 and other alumni and friends.

John Ed and Hazel Cleaver Scholarship: Funds provided by the Cleaver family, alumni, and friends. Preference shall be given to Business students.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Magnolia Scholarship: Funds provided by Coca Cola Bottling Company, Mr. Kenneth Williams, manager.

Patsy Clark Coffey Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in memory of his sister. First preference shall be given to employees of Peoples Bank or dependents of employees of the Bank. Second – fifth preferences are students from Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, or Magnolia respectively.

Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Cole, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Cole.

College of Education Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni, education faculty, and friends. Preference shall be given to a non-traditional (age) student majoring in Education and recommended by a College of Education faculty committee.

Francille Rhea Colquitt Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. John W. Rhea, Jr., in memory of his sister.

Shirley Jeffcoat Combs Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Melvyn Bell in honor of Mrs. Combs. Designated for art students who compete in a campus art show. Provides tuition, fees, and room and board.

James D. Cook Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Fred K. and Nell Wallace Couch Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Hugh Longino, II, Mrs. Ellen Longino Smith, and Mr. Fred Longino in honor of Mrs. Longino’s parents.

Inez Couch Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Avalee Cox Scholarship: Funds provided by former students and other alumni in honor of Miss Cox. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Biology.

William L. and Dorothy M. Craig Music Scholarship: Funds provided by the friends of William and Dorothy Craig to benefit a band student.

Kenneth R. and Vilma Norwood Crain Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Crain.

Ray Crain Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Crain and children.

Quintus Crews Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Quintus Crews to benefit a student with financial need.

David and Margaret Crouse Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. David Crouse to benefit a student majoring in Music, Theatre, or History.

H. J. Crowell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Crowell.

Ashley Elizabeth and Melissa Renee’ Davis Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in honor of their granddaughters.

C. G. (Betsy) and Lee Brown Davis Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Davis. Preference shall be given to academically qualified students in the Department of Agriculture.

Galen and Myrle Davis Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Judy Butler in memory of her parents. Preference shall be given to a non-traditional student in need.

Elizabeth Davis English Education Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Leo Davis and Dr. Elizabeth Davis to benefit a student majoring in English Education.

Kory Dedmon Scholarship: Funds provided by friends of Kory Dedmon.

Joe and Doris Dees Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dees to benefit a student majoring in Business.

Delta Kappa Gamma-Psi Chapter Scholarship: Funds provided by an anonymous donor. Recipient will be selected by Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma based on criteria provided to the chapter by the donor.

Delta Sigma Theta Scholarship: Funds provided by members of Delta Sigma Theta Graduate Chapter, alumni and friends. Preference shall be given to members of Delta Sigma Theta or to the children of members of Delta Sigma Theta.

Thomas Eugene Dennis Agriculture Engineering Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Larry Embree to benefit a student interested in Agriculture Engineering.

Dr. and Mrs. W. Clyde Dickens Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Clyde Dickens Calliotte in memory of her parents.

S. D. (Sam) Dickinson Scholarship: Funds provided by the Hugh E. Longino Family in honor of Mr. Dickinson. Preference shall be given to a student studying art.

Bernice Dickson Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Bernice Dickson.

Dr. D. Bud and Kathy Dickson Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Bud Dickson.

Dr. B. C. Dodson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig, alumni and friends.

Cameron and Buddy Dodson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Cameron Dodson.

Rex and Betty Dodson Scholarship: Funds provided by Rex and Betty Dodson to benefit a student who does not qualify for an academic scholarship.

Charles E. and Helen Downs Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Downs. Preference shall be given to heads of household and single female students in the Department of Nursing.

Arthur G. and Helen Duke Mechanical Engineering Scholarship: Funds provided by Darrel and Diana Duke to be awarded to qualified students pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering.

S. R. (Sammy) Dumas Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Sammy Dumas and alumni.

Charles F. and Dorothy Hunt Duncan Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Dorothy Hunt Duncan to benefit a student with financial need.

Charles F. and Dorothy Hunt Duncan Scholarship: Funds provided by Alan and Marjorie Duncan in honor of his mother for a student in the College of Business.

Charles F. and Dorothy Hunt Duncan Scholarship: Funds provided by Alan and Marjorie Duncan in honor of his mother for a student in the College of Education.

Economics and Finance Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. David Rankin, alumni, and friends to benefit Economics and Finance students.

Rudolph and Sharon Miller Eichenberger Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Rudolph Eichenberger. First preference shall be given to a junior or senior majoring in the Engineering-Physics program with second preference to a junior or senior majoring in a subject in the Department of Physical Science and Technology. Recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in major courses, have completed 60 hours, and be recommended by the SAU Department of Physical Science Scholarship Committee.

Dr. Rudy Eichenberger Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Rudolph Eichenberger to benefit a student in the College of Science and Engineering.

Sharon L. Eichenberger Scholarship in Agriculture Science: Funds provided by the estate of Sharon L. Eichenberger to benefit a female Agriculture Science student.

Sharon L. Eichenberger Scholarship in Engineering/Physics: Funds provided by the estate of Sharon L. Eichenberger to benefit a female Engineering/Physics student.

Sharon L. Eichenberger Scholarship in Pre-Medical Studies: Funds provided by the estate of Sharon L. Eichenberger to benefit a female Pre-Medical student.

Christine McKissack Elcan Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Joyce McKissack Tennison and Mr. W. Chris Elcan in honor of Mrs. Elcan.

Donald J. Embree Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Larry Embree in memory of his brother.

Dr. and Mrs. Larry J. Embree Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Larry J. Embree.

Lon J. and Maude Laramore Embree Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Larry J. Embree in honor and memory of his parents.

Encore Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Judy Vasser, alumni, and friends to benefit a student participating in Encore.

Paul Jackson English Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Olga English in memory of her late husband to benefit a junior or senior majoring in Pre-Health.

Enstar Petroleum, Inc. Scholarship: Funds provided by Enstar Petroleum.

Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Sigma Pi Fraternity Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends of Sigma Pi Fraternity.

Mary Lee and Ralph Evers Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Ralph Evers. Preference shall be given to a Pre-Med student.

Col. Felix M. Fabian, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by the Fabian family, friends, and faculty and staff of SAU in memory of Colonel Fabian. Preference shall be given to a student on the SAU Rodeo Team.

Thomas U. Fallin Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Thomas U. Fallin and Mr. and Mrs. Tommy Fallin in memory of Mr. Fallin. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Agriculture and recommended by the chair of the Department of Agriculture.

Farmers Bank and Trust Scholarship: Funds provided by Farmers Bank & Trust for students with established financial need.

Farmers Bank & Trust Company Scholarship: Funds provided by Farmers Bank & Trust Company. Preference shall be given to an Accounting or Finance major from Columbia, Lafayette, or Ouachita counties who demonstrates financial need and is ineligible for a Pell grant and who has a minimum 27 ACT.

Allen Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by family and former students in memory of Mr. Fincher. Preference shall be given to a student scoring a 24 or higher on the ACT who is a graduate of Waldo, Arkansas, High School majoring in Education.

Fincher Anniversary Scholarship: Funds provided by friends and family of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher in honor of their Golden Wedding anniversary.

Betty L. Fincher Scott Scholarship: Funds provided by Peoples Bank in memory of Mrs. Scott to benefit a student majoring in a pre-medical field.

D. J. and Harold Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher. Preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students majoring in Business Administration or Education.

Donald B. Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by the family of Donald B. Fincher.

Floyd and Ruby Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher in memory of his aunt and uncle. First preference shall be given to employees, directors, or stockholders or the children of such of Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank. Second preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students graduated from the high schools of the school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Third preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students.

Harold H. Fincher Business Scholarship: Funds provided by the family of Harold Herbert Fincher to benefit a student in the College of Business.

Harold H. Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Harold Fincher for a student in the College of Business with a 3.0 GPA.

Herbert A. and Edna Clark Fincher Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher in memory of his parents. First preference shall be given to employees, directors, or stockholders or the children of such of Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank. Second preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students graduated from the high schools of the school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Third preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students.

Elgie L. and Nellie F. Fireoved Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Fireoved. Preference shall be given to students in the College of Business.

First United Methodist Church of Magnolia Scholarship: Funds provided by church members. Preference shall be given to members of the church or residents of the Methodist Children’s Home.

James Bentley (“Jimbo”) Fitch Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Fitch, alumni, and friends in memory of “Jimbo” Fitch. First preference shall be given to a graduate of Glenwood High School. Second preference shall be given to a graduate of Murfreesboro High School.

Clifton and Martha Sue Ford Scholarship: Funds provided by Terry Sue Ford Donaghue to provide a scholarship for a Pre-Engineering student, first preference to be given to a veteran or to a person with a physical disability.

Norris Fox Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Emogene Fox in honor of Norris Fox to provide a scholarship for an athlete.

Lucy Watson Harlan Francis Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Lucy Watson Harlan Francis. Preference shall be given to descendants of residents or former residents of the Brister community.

Ruble and Florrie Berry Franklin Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ruble Franklin.

Ernest F. and Ila Verne Crisp Franks Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest F. Franks.

William Norman Friday Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends in memory of Mr. Friday.

Friends of Nevada County Students Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Deborah Wilson to provide a scholarship to a student with financial need who is a graduate of a public school in Nevada County, Arkansas.

Paul L. Fullenwider Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Ponder in memory in Mr. Fullenwider. Preference shall be given to needy students in Engineering or Agriculture.

Ruby Cameron Fullenwider Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Ron Ponder. Preference shall be given to students graduating from the Junction City area and majoring in Nursing.

W. E. Fullenwider Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. W. E. Fullenwider in memory of her husband. Preference is to be given to an Agriculture student.

Lenna Frances Sanders Furlow Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Barney Hugh Reeves in memory of his mother to provide a scholarship to a nursing major.

Matsye Gantt Scholarship: Funds provided by the Matsye Gantt estate in memory of Miss Gantt to provide a scholarship for a Columbia County resident.

Curtis Ray Garrett Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Ray Garrett to benefit a student majoring in Special Education.

J. D. Garrett, Jr. and Helen Jane Medlock Garrett Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Garrett.

Joe Gillaspie Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Daisy Gillaspie Kohn in memory of her husband to provide a scholarship for a Pre-Med student.

Gary and Gaywyn Golden Family Scholarship: Funds provided by Gary and Gaywyn Golden to provide a scholarship for a sophomore or higher level student.

Howard A. and Novie Franks Gordon Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Howard A. Gordon. Preference shall be given to graduates of Taylor High School.

Jasper S. Goza Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Bessie Russell Goza Olive in memory of Mr. Goza. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Dean E. E. Graham Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Bennie Walthall, other alumni, and friends.

NORCO Dean E.E. Graham Scholarship: Funds provided by a testamentary gift from the Edna Norvell Estate in memory of Dean E.E. Graham to provide scholarships for engineering students.

Ernest E. and Ila Pearce Graham Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Graham. Preference shall be given to students who have average, but not necessarily superior academic ability, and who have financial need.

Artie and Clarice Gray Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kelvin Wyrick, family and friends. Preference shall be given to a child of an employee of Gray Steel Corporation.

Warren Edwin (Eddie) Gray Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Warren (Eddie) Gray in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to students from DeQueen and/or Sevier County.

Margaret C. Grayson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Margaret C. Grayson. Preference shall be given to a Stephens High School graduate majoring in either Business or Education.

Arvil P. Green Scholarship: Funds provided by the football and basketball teams of 1940-42 and other alumni.

Lake A. and Holland P. Greene Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Lake Greene. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Pre-Engineering.

The Five Grishams – A and M Alumni – James, Sylvania, Ollyne, Doris, and Roland Karrh Scholarship: Funds provided by the Grisham family.

Ralph Wilson Grisham Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. James H. Grisham in memory of their son. Preference shall be given to students majoring in foreign languages.

Donald and Mary Ellen Bell Haefner Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Donald Haefner.

John Allen Ham Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. John Ham in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Robert Leon Hardin Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Mr. and Mrs. Murray J. Harmon Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ted Ward, Jr., in memory of her parents.

Dr. Jack T. and Mona L. Harrington Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Jack Harrington. First preference shall be given to a student majoring in Agricultural Education. Second preference shall be given to a student majoring in Agriculture. Recipient is to be recommended by the chair of the Department of Agriculture or the chair’s designee.

Lerue and Ina Mae Harris Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Ina Mae Harris.

Ron Harris Education Scholarship: Funds provided by family and friends of Ron Harris to benefit a senior majoring in Education.

George W. and Margie Jones Harrod Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Ethel Hart Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Hart. Preference shall be given to a junior or senior majoring in Office Administration or Business Education.

Eugene W. Hart Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Hart and his estate.

James T. and Margene Davis Hart: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. James T. Hart. Preference shall be given to graduates of Stephens High School recommended by its faculty.

Margaret Harton Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends. Preference shall be given to a student majoring in Theater or Speech.

Richard E. and Celeste Muse Harton Theatre Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Margaret Harton to benefit a student majoring in Speech or Drama.

Gordon, Alma, and Frank Hartrick Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. W. Ves Childs in honor of Gordon and Alma and in memory of Frank Hartrick. Preference shall be given to a student with financial need, especially a single parent with financial need.

Rege and Mary Ann Hastings Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Rege Hastings.

Norma Hunt Hayes Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by Quota International of Magnolia to benefit a Nursing student.

Quelle, Lovie, Opal Hayes Scholarship: Funds provided by Sarah R. Farrar Dodson in honor of her mother Quelle Hayes Farrar and her mother’s two sisters Lovie Hayes York and Carey Opal Hayes.

 James E. Haynes Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. James E. Haynes. First preference shall be given to Chemistry majors, second preference to Agricultural majors, and third preference to Marketing majors for one and preference to a needy Agriculture student for the other.

Dr. and Mrs. Rufus Haynes Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Rufus Haynes and other family members.

Rupert and Dorothy Hendrix Scholarship: Funds provided by their five sons in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Hendrix. Preference shall be given to a student from Malvern or some other Hot Springs County locale.

Dr. Paul G. Henley Scholarship: Funds provided by the Henley family, alumni, and friends.

Dr. George W. Henry Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in memory of Dr. Henry. Preference shall be given to a Math major.

Lois Elaine Herridge Hetherington Scholarship: Funds provided by BGen. Travis Hetherington in memory of his wife for graduates of El Dorado High School who have demonstrated academic competence and who are dedicated to the pursuit of a college education.

Pat Groves Hime Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Hime.

Lowrance and Marilyn Hodge Engineering Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Hodge for a Pre-Engineering student.

Ralph and Ruth Holiman Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Holiman.

H. T. and M. E. Holmes Scholarship: Funds provided by H. T. and M. E. Holmes, with matching funds provided by Arkansas Power and Light, in memory of Dr. G. F. McLeod and Dr. Leland Clegg, fathers of H. T. and M. E. respectively. Preference shall be given to students of the College of Science and Technology.

Houston Chapter of the Alumni Association Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni in the Houston, Texas, area.

Fern and Howard Houston Scholarship: Funds provided by family and friends for a scholarship for a student majoring in Social Work.

Hubbard Scholarship: Funds provided by Hubbard ISA LLC. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Jesse F. and Mary E. Hudgens Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Hudgens. First preference shall be given to employees of Peoples Bank or dependents of employees of the bank. Second – fifth preferences are students from Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, or Magnolia respectively.

Kathy Uhrich Hunter Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by Ray and Daisy Uhrich to benefit a Nursing student.

Fred Atkinson Hutcheson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Ruth L. Hutcheson in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to a Pre-Pharmacy major.

Ruth Hutcheson Scholarship: Funds provided by Ms. Ruth Hutcheson and her estate.

International Paper Scholarship: Funds provided by International Paper and selected International Paper suppliers. Preference shall be given to incoming freshmen who have a financial need, have a GPA of 2.5 or better, and are children of International Paper employees at IP-Springhill.

Dr. Frank Irwin Scholarship: Funds provided by the Irwin family, alumni, and friends.

Mary Blackman Jackson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher and Mary Blackman Jackson. Preference shall be given to a student of Voice or Piano, preferably from Columbia County.

Travis Jackson Scholarship: Funds provided by members of the family of Travis Jackson in his memory. Preference shall be given to a member of the SAU baseball team.

Travis C. and Mary Blackman Jackson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher in memory of her parents. First preference shall be given to employees, directors, or stockholders or the children of such of Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank. Second preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students graduated from the high schools of the school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Third preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students.

Maj. Lawrence E. Jarnagin Lafayette County Scholarship: Funds provided by James Jarnigan in memory of his brother to benefit a student from Lafayette County School.

Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jean Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Jean. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Jeff and Marcia Jester Scholarship: Funds provided by Jeff and Marcia Jester to provide a scholarship for an athlete.

Bailey and Juanita Johnson Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Mrs. Johnson. Preference shall be given to students in the field of Agriculture.

Bailey and Juanita (Nancy) Johnson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Bailey Johnson. Preference shall be given to Agriculture students with average or better academic qualifications who have financial need and are recommended by the chair of the Department of Agriculture.

Dr. Billie Jo Jones Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Jones. In awarding this scholarship, preference shall be given to a junior female student majoring in Physical Education who plans to teach.

Charles F. Jones Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Jones, alumni, and friends.

Jimmie (Red) Jones Scholarship: Funds provided by friends and family of Mr. Jimmie (Red) Jones.

M. C. (Buddy) and Bonnie Anton Jones Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Jones. Preference shall be given to a Business student.

John E. Joplin Family Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Joplin.

Hazel Craig Jordan Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Hazel Craig Jordan. First preference shall be given to Sociology majors, second preference to Psychology majors, and third preference to Business majors.

Bob and Dorothy Beene Kehres Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Kehres in memory of his wife. Preference shall be given to a student from Columbia County.

Lois Gean Kelly Scholarship: Funds provided by friends and family in memory of Lois Gean Kelly and by her estate. Preferences are to be given to Music students at SAU.

Patrick Kelly Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Lois Gean Kelly and friends in memory of her son.

Diane L. and James A. Kimbell, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Jim Kimbell, alumni, and friends to benefit a student majoring in Accounting.

Mike Kinard Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Mike Kinard.

Marie King Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Marie King. Preference shall be given to women graduates of public schools in Union County majoring in biology and for deserving students from the Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Home, Mount Holly High School, or students majoring in Biology, Pre-Med, or Nursing.

Dr. Paul R. Kirkpatrick Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Ken Koen Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Ken Koen. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Dr. Corbet Joe Lamkin Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Corbet J. Lamkin. The recipient will be selected based on financial need.

Todd and Dot Riggins Landes Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Todd Landes, alumni, and friends.

Governor Ben T. Laney Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Ben T. Laney in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to students majoring in History.

Governor Ben T. and Lucille Laney Scholarship: Funds provided by Judge William J. Smith and Mrs. Laney.

Mattie Faye McCollum Larsen Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Larsen’s estate. First preference shall be given to a non-traditional student financially in need; second preference to a student of Social Studies.

James and Katharine Lawrence Scholarship: Funds provided by Ricky and Pam Lawrence Murphy in memory of her parents.

Tracy Lawrence Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Tracy Lawrence. Recipient is to be selected by the Tracy Lawrence Scholarship Committee.

Roy E. Ledbetter Scholarship: Funds provided by The Brown Foundation, Houston, Texas, in honor of Mr. Roy E. Ledbetter.

Buddy and Betty Ledwell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ledwell. Preference shall be given to students from Miller County, Arkansas, and Bowie County, Texas.

Fred Lewis and Corrine Reagan Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Corrine Reagan, alumni, and friends.

William F. Lewis Scholarship: Funds provided by Lewis Funeral Home, family, and friends in memory of Mr. Lewis. Preference shall be given to a student in the College of Business.

Cherry M. Logan Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. L. A. Logan and memorial contributions. Preference is to be given to a student planning a career in Professional Library Science or English Education.

Dr. Lowell A. and Cherry M. Logan Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Lowell A. Logan.

Lone Star Foundation Fund Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Bennett’s estate.

Eugene Z. (Jim) Long Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Eugene Z. (Jim) Long.

Hugh E. Longino, II Scholarship: Funds provided by family and friends in memory of Mr. Longino.

Hugh and Dorothy C. Longino Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Longino.

Dr. Luther A. Longino Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Luther A. Longino.

Luther Alvan and Imogene Moore Longino Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Hugh Longino, II in memory of her husband’s parents.

Tandy Souter Lowery Scholarship: Funds provided by Sybil Souter to benefit a student from Taylor Arkansas.

Edsel P. Lusby Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Geraldine Lusby Hall in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Sociology.

Hazel MacFedries and Carol MacFedries Bain Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Hazel MacFedries.  Preference shall be given to a graduate of Haynesville High School, Haynesville, Louisiana.

Magale Foundation Scholarship: Funds provided by The Magale Foundation.

Magale Foundation Band Scholarship: Funds provided by The Magale Foundation to benefit a student participating in the SAU Band.

Joanna G. Magale Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Mrs. Joanna G. Magale.

John and Joanna Magale Scholarship: Funds provided by the Magale Foundation, Inc., in honor and memory of Mr. and Mrs. Magale. Preference shall be given to Music majors.

Magnolia Lions Club Scholarship: Funds provided by the Magnolia Lions Club.

Magnolia Newcomers Club/Mary K. Wyrick Scholarship: Funds provided by Newcomers Club, Inc. Preference shall be given to students whose families are associated with Magnolia Newcomers Club and recommended by its sponsor and president.

Magnolia Rotary Club Scholarship: Funds provided by the Magnolia Rotary Club. Preference shall be given (1) to the sons and daughters of Magnolia Rotarians or (2) graduates of high schools in the Magnolia area.

Dr. Kathleen Mallory Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Kathleen Mallory, alumni, friends, and family. Preference shall be given to a minority student, preferably a member of the Black Student Association.

Delton V. and Lucille Measeles Maloch Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Delton Maloch. Preference shall be given to a Nursing student.

Eloise Graves Marshall Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Eloise Marshall. Preference is to be given to an Art major.

Jack and Beryl Jean Marshall Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Jack Marshall.

Dr. Katie Grant Marshall Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Sam and Eloise G. Marshall Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Sam G. Marshall.

Glenn G. and Carrie C. Martel Scholarship: Funds provided by the Martel family. Preference shall be given to students planning to major in History.

Esther and Linda Samuel Martindale Elementary Education Scholarship: Funds provided by Jim and Linda Martindale in memory of Esther Martindale and in honor of Linda Samuel Martindale to benefit a student majoring in Elementary Education.

Ruble Mason Scholarship: Funds provided by Ruble Mason to benefit a student in the Department of Nursing.

Georgie Mason Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by Ruble Mason to benefit a student in the Nursing Program with financial need.

Rosie Lee Matlock Scholarship: Funds provided by Ms. Matlock. Preference is to be given to the winner of the Black Student Association beauty pageant.

Mary Nelle Horne Mattox Scholarship: Funds provided by Southwest Arkansas Entergy Retirees and friends in memory of Mary Nelle Horne Mattox.

Dr. J. Irving McClurkin, Jr. and Sylvania G. McClurkin Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. J. Irving McClurkin, Jr.

Daniel Elisha McCollum Scholarship: Funds provided by family. Preference shall be given to a deserving student with financial need.

Issac Newton and Daisy Paschal McCollum Scholarship: Funds provided by the McCollum children and their spouses. Preference shall be given to residents of Columbia County with financial need and high ethical standards.

Dr. John P. McCollum Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Vashti McCollum in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to a student interested in the population explosion and its impact on the environment.

Helen McDonald Scholarship: Funds provided by the McDonald Family to benefit a non-traditional Nursing student.

Carroll and Dorothy Jackson McGarity Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Carroll and Dr. Dorothy McGarity, alumni, and friends. Preference shall be given to a female Biology student.

Ronald A. McGee Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Michael Kittredge in honor of her father. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Physics or in Pre-Med program.

Bruce D. McGill Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Leighton Robert McGill.

Gena V. McGill and June Shock Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Winning in memory of Ms. McGill and Ms. Shock. Recipient or immediate family member must have or have had a catastrophic illness.

Josephine Tate McGill Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Josephine Tate McGill to benefit a student with financial need.

Samuel D. McGill, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Samuel D. McGill, Jr., and his estate.

Dr. Samuel D. McGill Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Thomas W. McGill in memory of his father.

Thomas McGill Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Thomas McGill.

Heath Alan McGinley Scholarship: Funds for this scholarship endowment were provided in memory of Heath Alan McGinley by his parents Dale and Sherre McGinley. This endowment is administered by the Department of Agriculture.

Heath McGinley/Bobby J. and Mamie Nell Reeder Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Reeder in memory of their grandson. Preference shall be given to a student selected by a committee of Agricultural faculty.

Charles M. McKinnon Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Charles M. McKinnon.

J. Michael McLean Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. McLean in memory of her husband.

Sage McLean Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Bennie Walthall, other alumni, and friends.

Dr. and Mrs. H. Scott McMahen Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Dr. and Mrs. McMahen.

Edward and Betty McNeill Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Edward McNeill.

Dickie Mendenhall Scholarship: Funds provided by W. Chris Elcan to benefit a student.

McNeil United Methodist Church Scholarship: Funds provided by McNeil United Methodist Church. Preference is to be given to a needy, worthy student within the church or within the McNeil community, with at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA in high school and with a recommendation from the trustees of the McNeil United Methodist Church.

MHS Class of 1965 Scholarship: Funds provided by MHS Class of 1965 in memory of their deceased classmates.

MHS 50+ Reunion Scholarship: Funds provided by MHS Fifties Plus Reunion Group to benefit a student from Magnolia High School.

Gail Blanchard Michels Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Blanchard in honor of their daughter to benefit a Marketing major.

T. Archie Monroe Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. T. Archie Monroe.

Ted J. and Mary A. Monroe Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ted Monroe. Preference shall be given to a student studying Environmental Education.

Brooks S. and Flora Blackwell Montgomery Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Brooks S. Montgomery.

Myrtle Talbot Monzingo Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. J. Dudley Talbot, Mrs. Maudames Conner, Dr. Milton Talbot, Jr., Mrs. Jean Talbot Hardy, and an anonymous donor.

Mary Frances Moore Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Mary Frances Moore to benefit a student with an evidence of need.

Tabbie Mae McDonald Moore Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Tabbie Moore, family members, alumni, and friends.

Mrs. W. F. Moreland Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in memory of Mrs. Moreland. First preference shall be given to Peoples Bank employees or dependents; second preference shall be given to graduates of Waldo, McNeil, or Emerson High Schools.

W. C. Munn Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends in memory of Mr. Munn.

Jerome P., Sr. and Mary Louise Murphy Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Jerome Murphy, Sr.

Murphy Oil Foundation Scholarship: Funds provided by the Murphy Foundation. Preference shall be given to Department of Music students.

Richard G. and Pam L. Murphy Business Scholarship: Funds provided by Richard and Pam Murphy to benefit a student in the College of Business.

Maribeth Wetzig Needels History Scholarship: Funds provided by Lallie Wetzig in memory of her sister to benefit a student a student in the Department of History.

Richard Hudson Neill Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Wayne M. and Sarah S. Newton Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Newton.

Dr. Orris and Mary Jean Finch Nipper Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Orris Nipper.

Idelle Olive Norwood Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ken Crain in memory of Mrs. Crain’s mother. Preference is to be given to an Education major.

Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends of the Department of Nursing.

Richard Oliver Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends in honor and in memory of Mr. Oliver. Preference shall be given to a Music student.

N. P. O’Neal Scholarship: Funds provided by Hope Brick Works.

Arlyn Maddox O’Rear Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Donald F. Maddox and family. Preference shall be given to a nontraditional (age) student.

L. G. and Mildred Otwell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark in honor of Mrs. Clark’s parents. Preference shall be given first to employees or children of employees of Peoples Bank. Second – fifth preferences are students from Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, or Magnolia, respectively.

Charles A. Overstreet Scholarship: Funds provided by friends and alumni in his honor and memory.

Nora Jones Paschal Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Edward Fullenwider and Mrs. Harold McNeill in memory of Mrs. Fullenwider and Mrs. McNeill’s mother.

Woodrow Pate Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Fish in honor of Mr. Pate.

J. M. Peace Scholarship: Funds provided by members of the J. M. Peace family, alumni, and friends.

Levi H. and Marcella (Marcy) Morgan Pearce Scholarship: Funds provided by their descendants.

Peoples Bank of Waldo, McNeil, Emerson, and Magnolia Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Harold Fincher. First preference shall be given to employees, directors, or stockholders or the children of such of Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank. Second preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students graduated from the high schools of the school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Third preference shall be given to non-traditional (age) students.

L. D. and Imogene Babcock Perkison Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Perkison. Preference shall be given to a student from Lafayette County.

Clark and Maxine Phillips Scholarship: Funds provided by Sherry and Robert Dillender, Total Personnel, Inc. in memory of Sherry’s parents to benefit a student from Glen Rose High School.

James M. Philpot Scholarship: Funds provided by the James Philpot family, alumni, and friends in memory of Mr. Philpot. Preference shall be given to a needy student of high character and an Agriculture student.

Charlotte Pickens Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Miss Pickens.

Joe and Angela Pieratt Scholarship: Funds provided by Joe and Angela Pieratt to benefit an Arkansas resident from a small town or rural background.

Pilgrim’s Pride Employees Scholarship: Funds provided by the employees of Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation. First preference shall be given to the children of Pilgrim’s Pride employees. Second preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Pitre Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Pitre.

Donald and Mickey Horne Pittman Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pittman.

Bernard H. and Madge Patterson Polk Scholarship: Funds provided by Bernard H. and Mrs. Madge Patterson Polk.

Vernon C. and Nora T. Porter Scholarship: Funds provided by the Vernon Porter Living Trust to benefit students whose families are associated with the Church of Christ.

Lewis T. and Maxine Porterfield Agriculture Scholarship: Funds provided by friends of Lewis and Maxine Pyle Porterfield to benefit a student in the Department of Agriculture.

Mrs. J. P. Price Scholarship: Funds provided by Corrine Beasley Price.

Pansy Puckette Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig and alumni and friends in honor of Miss Puckette.

Dr. Thomas Pullig Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Dr. Pullig.

Sid and Ida Purtle Scholarship: Funds provided by the family of Mr. and Mrs. Purtle in their honor.

Puterbaugh Foundation Scholarship: Funds provided by the Puterbaugh Foundation. Recipient is to be selected by the J. G. Puterbaugh Professor in the College of Business.

Quota Club of Magnolia Scholarship: Funds provided by the Quota Club of Magnolia. Preference shall be given to female students from Columbia County.

Claude “Pancho” and Irma Ramey Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ramey. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student from Yell County, and another from Polk County, Arkansas, recommended by the Department of Agriculture.

Claude “Pancho” and Irma Ramey Agri Scholarship: Funds provided by Claude and Irma Ramey for an Agriculture student.

Mary Lucy Martel Ray Nursing Scholarship: Funds provided by Magnolia Regional Medical Center Auxiliary and Auxiliary Board to provide a scholarship for an employee of Magnolia Regional Medical Center to advance their nursing career through a program in the Department of Nursing.

Alice Fearing Barrow Rayburn Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Walker Rayburn, Sr., in memory of his wife.

Robert W. and Maggie C. Rayburn Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Walker Rayburn, Sr., in memory of his parents.

Walker H. Rayburn, Sr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Walker Rayburn, Jr., in memory of Mr. Rayburn, Sr.

The Red Ink Scholarship: Funds provided by Jerry and Twyla York Pruden to benefit a student majoring in English.

James Harold Reeves Music Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Charleane Reeves in memory of James Harold Reeves and his love of music to benefit a student participating in a musical activity such as band or choir.

Joel Reeves Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Joel Reeves to provide a scholarship for an Accounting major.

RHA/J Courson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. J Courson, RHA students, and alumni. Preference shall be given to a student who lives in a residence hall, is active in hall council, and promotes residence hall living and programs.

Alan and Kerry Ribble Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Alan Ribble. Preference is to be given to a student in the College of Business.

Ronnie L. and Pat Baker Ribble Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Ribble. Preference shall be given to needy students.

George W. and Lorene Horne Rister Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. George W. Rister.

George W. and Lorene Horne Rister, Mary Frances Rister Dumas, and Kathryn Sue Rister Alspaugh Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. George Rister. Preference shall be given to a student who qualifies for student employment.

Lorene Horne Rister Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. George W. Rister in memory of his wife.

Charles Allan and Deidra Robbins Education Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Dale Robbins. Preference shall be given to a non-traditional student majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education.

Dale and Gail Robbins Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Dale Robbins. Preference shall be given to an Education major.

Alma McWilliams Roberts Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. William Carlisle to benefit a Nursing student.

Annie Dean McGuire Rodgers Scholarship: Funds provided by Anne and George Rodgers to benefit a student from Nevada County.

Wilson and Jerusha Rogers Scholarship: Funds provided by First Baptist Church in memory of Wilson and Jerusha Rogers.

Friends of Cal Roper Scholarship: Funds provided by friends of Cal Roper.

J.W. Rowe College of Education Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. J.W. Rowe to provide a scholarship for a student in the College of Education.

J.W. Rowe and Maxine Rowe Duren Scholarship: Funds provided by the J.W. Rowe Family and Maxine Rowe Duren to benefit a Business major from Columbia or Hempstead County.

Janis Brian Rowe Scholarship: Funds provided by J.W. Rowe. Preference shall be given to a student in Nursing, Pre-Med, Med Tech, or any related field.

Dr. Robert Elmore Rowland Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Fahy L. Rowland in memory of her father. Preference shall be given to a Nursing student.

Herbert E. and Mary S. Russell Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Russell.

Dr. Lloyd L. and Mrs. Lorene F. Rutledge Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd Rutledge.

Richard and Helen Samuel Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Samuel, alumni, and friends. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Management, Marketing, or General Business.

George Percy Sanders Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Mike McLean in memory of his uncle.

SAU Upward Bound Scholarship: Funds provided by Upward Bound Alumni Association. First preference shall be given to current year graduating seniors. Second preference shall be given to alumni who are current, active members in the Upward Bound Alumni Association.

SAU Women’s Club Scholarship: Funds provided by the SAU Women’s Club and friends.

Gillie Ridling Schene Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Gillie Schene. Preference shall be given to graduates of El Dorado and other high schools of Union County who are studying Pre-Engineering, Music, and/or participating in Band.

Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Sebring Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Sebring.

Leon Sharp Scholarship: Funds provided by Jim Moseley in memory of Leon Sharp for an athletic scholarship.

LaVerne Franks Sheffield Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of LaVerne Sheffield.

Iris Moore Shimizu Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. B. Iris M. Shimizu.

Bobo Shinn Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Jay Shinn in honor of his sister. Preference shall be given to an Art student.

BoBo Shinn MAT, Art Education Scholarship: Funds provided by the family and friends of BoBo Shinn to benefit a graduate student in the MAT, Art Education program.

Gresham J. and Sue DeLaughter Shinn Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Gresham Shinn.

Erma Simmons Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

Simmons First Bank Scholarship: Funds provided by Simmons First Bank of El Dorado. Preference shall be to a Union County student majoring in Business with a 3.0 GPA.

John A. Smart Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends to benefit a female Chemistry or Pre-Med major.

Shirley Grear Smart Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends to benefit a student majoring in Piano.

Betty F. Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Betty Smith to benefit a student from the Marysville/Mt. Holly area.

Betty F. Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Betty Smith to benefit a student from the Marysville/Mt. Holly area.

Betty F. Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Betty Smith to benefit a student from the Marysville/Mt. Holly area.

Carl Excell and Nannie Nall Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by the children of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Smith. Recipient is to be a full-time entering freshman from Mount Holly High School who completes the high school honors program with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0.

Diane and Lamar Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Smith. Preference shall be given to a graduate of Webster High School.

Dr. S. Denny and Mabel D. Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Denny Smith, Jr., in memory of his parents.

Edman Smith Scholarship: Funds provided by Ms. Virginia Smith in memory of Edman Smith.

James L. Smyth Scholarship: Funds provided by SAU Foundation in recognition of 30+ years of service and by Miss Bernice Dickson in honor of Mr. Smyth. Preference shall be given to students from Columbia and its contiguous counties.

Arthur Harrol Souter Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Souter. Preference shall be given to a Pre-Forestry student.  Second preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Gisèle E. Gernigon Souter Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Souter. Preference shall be given to students with minors in French.

South Arkansas Chapter of CPAs Scholarship: Funds provided by the South Arkansas Chapter of CPAs. Recipient is to be a senior Accounting major with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who is from one of the counties of the South Arkansas Chapter of CPAs and is selected by the Department of Accounting.

Dr. Arthur W. Steely Scholarship: Funds provided by the Dr. Arthur Steely family, Mr. Calvin Wetzig, and alumni and friends in memory of Dr. Steely. Preference shall be given to a Math Education or an Elementary Education major with a specialization in Math.

Catherine Nadine Steinhaus Scholarship: Funds provided by the Magnolia Hospital Auxiliary and friends in memory of Mrs. Steinhaus. Preference shall be given to a student in Nursing.

Mabel Curry Stephens Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Mabel Curry Stephens for students majoring in Accounting who are from (1) Stephens, (2) Camden, (3) Ouachita County, or (4) the state of Arkansas.

Valerie Stewart Math Education Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Rebecca Stewart Matthews in memory of her sister to benefit a Mathematics Education major.

I. L. (Ish) Stivers Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends. Preference shall be given to the students in the field of Agriculture.

Patricia Polk Strickland Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Bernard H. and Madge Patterson Polk in memory of their daughter.

William R. (Bill) and Betty Jo Stringfellow Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stringfellow. Preference is to be given to a student in the College of Business.

Sue Strong Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Bernice Dickson in memory of Ms. Strong. Preference shall be given to graduates of Waldo High School.

Roy and Christine Sturgis Scholarship: Funds provided by The Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust, Dallas, Texas, in memory of Roy and Christine Sturgis.

Trey Von Sutton/Phi Lambda Chi Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends.

D. O. and Madeline Talbot Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. D. O. Talbot.

Dr. and Mrs. J. Dudley Talbot Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Talbot.

Baxter Cooksey and Nadine Jane Bowen Talley Scholarship: Funds provided by Baxter Cooksey Talley. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student selected by the Department of Agriculture.

Homer D. and Geraldine Talley Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Geraldine Talley. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Milton B. Talley Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Bennie Walthall, other alumni, and friends.

Milton B. and Alice Wallace Talley Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Milton Talley, alumni, and friends.

Walter Francis Tate, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by the Walter Tate, Jr., family, alumni, and friends in memory of Mr. Tate.

Joyce Tennison Scholarship: Funds provided by Chris Elcan.

Dorothy Lee White Therrell Scholarship: Funds provided from the estate of Dorothy Lee White Therrell.

Alice Blanchard Thomas Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Louis Blanchard in honor of their daughter to benefit an Accounting major.

Dr. Ann Keese Thomas Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Sam T. Thomas.  Preference shall be given to students interested in Counseling.

Bill, David, and Horace Thomas Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Lola Jenkins Thomas in honor of her sons.

James Archibald and Sara Willie Newton Thomas Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Claudia Thomas Baker in memory of her parents. Preference shall be given to a graduate student in Business.

Mr. Sam T. and Dr. Ann Keese Thoma Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Sam T. Thomas. Preference shall be given to students interested in Counseling.

William R. and Lola Jenkins Thomas Scholarship: Funds provided by Gretchen P. and William R. Thomas, Jr., in honor of his parents. Preference shall be given to Pre-Engineering students.

Leland E. Tollett Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Leland Tollett. Preference shall be given to students in the field of Agriculture.

Dr. Anna R. Trexler Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Anna Trexler, family, and friends. Preference shall be given to a student in the College of Business.

Charles and Carrie Ann Trexler School of Business Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Charles Trexler to benefit a student in the College of Business.

Ellie Tucker Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ernest E. Graham in memory of Miss Tucker. Preference shall be given to students who have average, but not necessarily superior, academic ability and who have financial need. Funds also provided by Mrs. Janice Tucker Brummett and other members of the Tucker family in memory of Miss Tucker.

Coach Danny Turner Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. James Turner in memory of their son. Preference shall be given to Arkansas students.

Jean McFadden Turner Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. John Turner.

John, Jean McFadden, and Jan Turner Scholarship: Funds provided by John, Jean, and Jan Turner.

Daisy Gillaspie Uhrich Scholarship: Funds provided by Robert W. Henderson, M.D. in honor of his mother Daisy Gillaspie Uhrich and also in memory of his father Judge R.W. Henderson and his step-father Joel F. Gillaspie.

Mazie L. Uhrich Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Raymond Uhrich in memory of his wife. Preference is to be given to a Social Studies major with at least 3.0 GPA.

Mr. and Mrs. Ray Uhrich Business Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Uhrich to benefit a student in the College of Business.

Robert E. Upperman Scholarship: Funds provided by Dorothy Camp Upperman to benefit a member of the baseball team who demonstrates financial need.

Dr. William Vance Scholarship: Funds provided by Drs. William and Rosemary Vance and Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Dr. William Vance.

Charles O. (Bubba) Wade, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Charles O. Wade and friends of Mr. Wade. Preference shall be given to students participating in rodeo activities.

Gen. Horace and Christine Murphy Wade Scholarship: Funds provided by Gen. and Mrs. Horace Wade.

Horace M. and Christine M. Wade Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of General Horace M. and Christine Murphy Wade.

A. P. (Pete) and Evelyn Walker Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Walker.

The Wallace Scholarship: Funds provided by Bettie W. Clark in honor of Billy Wallace, Mary Wallace Humphrey, and James Wallace. Preference shall be given to a Nursing student who could not otherwise attend SAU.

Dr. Robert B. Walz Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Curtistine Walz. Preference shall be given to junior or senior History or Political Science majors.

Hugh and Claudia Thomas Baker and Cora Thomas Ware Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. Ann Thomas and Mr. Sam Thomas to benefit a graduate student in Counseling or Business.

Harold Waters Scholarship: Funds provided by Lu Waters in memory of Harold Waters to provide a scholarship for a non-traditional student.

Dr. James Samuel Watkins, III: Scholarship Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Clark. Preference shall be given first to children of employees of Peoples Bank and second to graduates of the high schools of school districts in which Peoples Bank or a branch of Peoples Bank is located. Preference shall also be given to the student with greatest financial need.

John R. Watson Scholarship: Funds provided by the family and friends of John R. Watson in his memory. Preference shall be given to a student majoring in Agricultural Education.

Omer Watson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Omer Watson and Mr. Calvin Wetzig in honor of Mr. Watson. Preference shall be given to a Math major or Math Education major.

Ted G. and Maxine Harmon Ward, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Ted and Maxine Ward.

Dr. Larry A. Weaver Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Luther P. Weaver in honor and memory of their son.

Pat Weaver/Alumni Association Scholarship: Funds provided by alumni and friends and Miss Weaver.

Patsy J. Weaver Scholarship: Funds provided by Miss Weaver.

Ralph Weiser Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Ralph Weiser.

Bill E. Wells Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Jeanette Lyons Wells in memory of her husband. Preference shall be given to a student Band member.

Anna Mae Adams Wetzig Scholarship: Funds provided by Magnolia Hospital Auxiliary in honor of Mrs. Wetzig. Preference shall be given to a student in Nursing.

Calvin U. Wetzig Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Calvin U. Wetzig. Preference shall be given to a senior Math or Math Education major who has completed eight hours of junior or senior Math and receives the recommendation of the Mathematics faculty.

Dr. Joseph Burleson Wharton, Jr. Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Clark N. Barton, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Barton, and Mr. and Mrs. James Matheney in honor and memory of Dr. Wharton. Preference shall be given to students in Nursing.

Richard Thomas and Gayle Webb White Scholarship: Funds provided by Richard and Gayle White. Preference shall be given to a Business student.

Selwyn and Mary Anna Whitehead Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Selwyn Whitehead.

Dr. Benjamin Whitfield Scholarship: Funds provided by family in memory of Dr. Benjamin Whitfield.

Norman and Harriet Whitley Scholarship: Funds provided by James and Elizabeth Driscoll.

Bonnie K. Whitmore Education Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Bonnie Whitmore to benefit a student in Elementary Education.

Bonnie K. Whitmore Elementary Education Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Bonnie Whitmore to benefit a student in Elementary Education.

David Whitmore Golf Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Bonnie Whitmore in honor of her son to benefit a member of the Mulerider Golf team.

James Whitmore Golf Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Bonnie Whitmore in memory of her husband to benefit a member of the Mulerider Golf team.

James and David Whitmore Golf Scholarship: Funds provided by the estate of Bonnie Whitmore in memory of her husband and in honor of her son to benefit a member of the Mulerider Golf team.

Drs. James H. and Bonnie Kirby Whitmore Scholarship: Funds provided by Drs. James and Bonnie Whitmore. Preference shall be given to students in the field of Agriculture.

James E. (Sonny) Whittington Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Claude Wilson, Jr. in honor of Mr. Whittington. First preference shall be given to a graduate of Rison High School; second preference to a graduate from Cleveland County; and third preference to any student preparing for a career in Coaching.

Col. Charles S. and Orleta Wilkins Scholarship: Funds provided by Col. Charlie S. Wilkins. Preference shall be given to an athlete.

VAdm. Joe, Jr. and Margaret Smith Williams Scholarship: Funds provided by VAdm. and Mrs. Joe Williams, Jr.

Kelly and Sara Halliday Williams Scholarship: Funds provided by Reverend and Mrs. Kelly Williams and friends.

Charles Fred Williamson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Frank Merritt.

Annie B. Wilson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Joseph B. Wilson and Mrs. Mary Louise Wilson Pickens in honor of their mother. Preference shall be given to active members of the First Baptist Church of Magnolia, Arkansas.

Dr. John H. Wilson Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. John H. Wilson.

Ralph and Vahnita Delaney Wilson Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Wilson.

Edward Alton and Izora McCollum Wilson Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. E. A. Wilson, his daughters, and friends.  Preference shall be given to a member of the basketball team or a 4-H member.

Bryan Womack Scholarship: Funds provided by family and friends in memory of Bryan Womack to benefit a member of the golf team or a Business major.

McCatherine Bruce (Mac) Woodward Scholarship: Funds provided by Dr. and Mrs. Larry Embree in memory of Dr. Embree’s esteemed longtime classmate and cherished lifelong friend.

Claudell Woods Scholarship: Funds provided by the Columbia County NAACP in memory of Claudell Woods to provide a scholarship for a Political Science student.

E. M. Wooley Scholarship: Funds provided by Mrs. Kathryn Wooley Coffey in memory of Mr. Wooley. Preference shall be given to students who have average, but not necessarily superior academic ability, and who have financial need.

Buddy and Linda Wray Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Wray. Preference shall be given to an Agriculture student.

Frank Merritt and Kelvin and Cissy Wyrick Scholarship: Funds provided by the Estate of Frank Merritt to provide a scholarship.

Mary K. Wyrick Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. Frank Merritt in memory of his cousin.

Col. Neill A. Yarborough Scholarship: Funds provided by Col. Neill Yarborough to benefit a graduate of Bossier City High School.

York-Pruden Agriculture Scholarship: Funds provided by Jerry and Twyla York Pruden in honor of Jerry and Twyla York Pruden’s parents, Fern and Homer York and Jerri and Jim Pruden, Jr. to benefit a student majoring in Agriculture.

Ruth and Curtis Youngblood Scholarship: Funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Youngblood in memory of his sister.

Mission Statement

The mission of Southern Arkansas University Foundation is to assist and coordinate in raising and managing funds and resources on behalf of Southern Arkansas University to be used exclusively in furthering the literary, scientific, and educational purposes of the university.

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