Bobby Morgan Endowed Scholarship
Eligible: Continuing Medical Laboratory Sciences Students Only
Background and Purpose
Established in 1994, this scholarship honors Mrs. Bobby K. Morgan, former UAMS Blood Bank Technical Director and Associate Professor in the medical laboratory sciences program. Mrs. Morgan was a valued faculty member in the college for 30 years. The scholarship was established by Mrs. Morgan’s husband, Dr. Paul Morgan, and Mrs. Morgan’s colleagues. The scholarship is awarded annually to an upper level student for his or her outstanding academic record, professionalism, and community involvement.
Award Amount and Timing
Subject to the availability of funds the total annual award is $1,000 to the selected student. Scholarship award is as follows: $500 per semester, fall and spring semester enrollment.
- Applicant must be officially enrolled student who has completed at least two semesters in the Medical Technology program. Student who receives this award is ineligible to apply subsequently.
- Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program grade point average (pGPA) of not less than 2.5 is required.
- Documented Financial Need. All students applying for scholarships must also apply for financial aid if they have not done so already. Students are not required to accept the awarded loans, but a completed FAFSA is required to generate the aid report that officially documents the financial need of applicants. Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.
- Three references are required – two from clinical preceptor members at your rotation site and one personal reference who is not associated with the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program and is not related to the applicant.