James O. Wear, Ph.D. Endowed Scholarship
Eligible: Continuing Students Only
Background and Purpose
This scholarship was established in 2011 to honor of Dr. James Wear chairman of the former Biomedical Instrumentation Technology program. The purpose of the scholarship is to award a student who demonstrates high academic achievement and financial need.
Award Amount and Timing
Subject to the availability of funds the total annual award is $2,500 to the selected student. Scholarship award is as follows: $1,250 per semester, fall and spring semester enrollment.
- Applicant must be enrolled in a bachelor, master, or doctoral program in the UAMS College of Health Professions.
- Applicant must have completed at least one semester in a College of Health Professions program.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average (cGPA) of 3.50 for all courses completed since the time of admission into the College of Health Professions.
- 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.