Entomology Scholarship Winners

January 31, 2018

Edmund Norris, recipient of the Jim Oleson Scholarship, with Jim OlesonEdmund Norris 

Jim Oleson Scholarship in Entomology

The Jim Oleson Scholarship in Entomology provides scholarships for one undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Insect Science or Entomology per year. Scholarships are for one year, but may be renewed for additional years. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic promise and initiative and hence a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required. 

 

Rebekah Reynolds, recipient of the Wayne A. Rowley ScholarhsipRebekah Reynolds

Wayne A. Rowley Scholarship in Entomology 

The Wayne A Rowley Scholarship in Entomology provides scholarships for one undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Entomology per year. The scholarships are open to students with Sophomore or higher class standing. Scholarships are for one year, but may be renewed for up to three additional years. Selection is based on academic standing and promise for a career in entomology. First preference shall be to applicants concentrating on medical entomology. 

 

Ashley St. Claire, recipient of the Entomology Alumni Scholarship Ashley St. Claire

Entomology Alumni Scholarship 

The Entomology Alumni Scholarship provides scholarships for one undergraduate or graduate student in the Department of Entomology per year. This award is open to all majors within the department. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership potential, extracurricular activities, work and community experience, and on promise for a career in Entomology. 

 

 

Edmund Norris, recipient of the Larry Pedigo Graduate Scholarship Edmund Norris

Larry Pedigo Graduate Scholarship in Entomology 

The Larry Pedigo Graduate Scholarship in Entomology provides scholarships for one graduate student majoring in Entomology per year. Scholarships are for one year, but may be renewed for additional years. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholarly performance. Evidence of scholarly performance may include but is not limited to: participation in academic, scholarly, or professional organizations; elections to honor societies; or receipt of academic awards or honors. 

 

Niranjana Krishnan, recipient of the Jean Laffoon Memorial ScholarshipNiranjana Krishnan

Jean L. Laffoon Memorial Scholarship 

The Jean L. Laffoon Memorial Scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Laffoon who was a member of the Entomology Faculty (Systematist) from 1946 to 1973. The scholarship provides scholarships for one graduate student enrolled in the Department of Entomology per year. This award is open to all majors within the department. Scholarships are for one year, but may be renewed for additional years. A minimum grade point average of 2.75 on a scale of 4.0 is required.