Scholarships for Behavioral Sciences Majors
Bob Adkison / ARVAC Scholarship
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be majoring in Rehabilitation Science, emphasis area—addictions; students minoring in Rehabilitation Science, emphasis area—addictions; or enrolled in a field placement at Freedom House. Preference will be given, though not guaranteed, to students majoring in Rehabilitation Science, emphasis area—addictions. Applicant must be a junior or senior level student with 75 semester credit hours successfully completed, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, demonstrate financial need, and have completed RS 3023. Applicant must submit a letter of application that expresses need for the scholarship. The scholarship award is for one semester and is not automatically renewable for subsequent semesters. However, the recipient is eligible to re-apply for subsequent semesters.
Baiyan Chen Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Qing Zeng has established a scholarship in memory of her mother, Ms. Baiyan Chen
(?????, January 3, 1918 - September 28, 2009), who was a high school teacher of language
and literature in China. A scholarship will be awarded each fall based on the following
criteria: preference will be given to a female student, junior or senior status, full-time
student with preference given to a student seeking a degree within the Department
of Behavioral Sciences, cumulative grade point average of 2.5, and must demonstrate
Dr. Lyman B. Harris Scholarship
This scholarship, established by the family of Lyman Harris, was established to provide scholarships for Arkansas Tech University students majoring in Rehabilitation Science. The recipient will be a sophomore or higher student who maintains a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA and demonstrates financial need. This student shall demonstrate an understanding of the principles of rehabilitation science and display dedication to the field through his/her endeavors academically or in practice. Each scholarship shall be awarded for one semester and is renewable for the following semester, provided the recipient continues to meet the criteria. Recipients are not eligible to reapply for subsequent years.
Junior Auxiliary of Russellville Marge Crabaugh
An award will be granted each year that funds are available to a student majoring in a field pertaining to "Child Welfare." Applicants must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be a Russellville or Pope County resident with junior or senior status. Applications will be available for pick-up in the Office of Development, Administration Building room 209, the middle of February. A separate application must be completed for each scholarship for which you would like to be considered. Only the Junior Auxiliary of Russellville Scholarship Application will be considered. The application must be submitted to the address on the application.
P. K. Merrill Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is given to a junior or senior majoring in sociology or history.
Odean Owens Criminal Justice Award
One award will be granted each fall semester that funds are available based on the following criteria: A student with a major or minor in criminal justice and submission of a 500 word essay on a topic to be determined by the department head.
Greg A. Parks Memorial Scholarship
A partial tuition scholarship will be granted each semester that funds are available to a junior or senior level student majoring in psychology or pre-med (biology or chemistry). Applicants must be enrolled in 15 credit hours or more, have a minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average, and demonstrate financial need. The initial recipient shall be eligible to retain the scholarship for up to three additional consecutive semesters provided he/she enrolls in and successfully completes 15 credit hours and maintains a cumulative 3.0 grade point average.