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Wanda L. Culbreth Endowed Scholarship

Eligible: New and Continuing Cytotechnology Students

Background and Purpose

The Wanda L. Culbreth Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by Mrs. Culbreth’s husband, Reverend Cecil Culbreth, as well as Mrs. Culbreth’s colleagues in the Department of Laboratory Sciences in the College of Health Professions and in the Department of Pathology of the UAMS College of Medicine. She was a dedicated cytotechnologist and cytotechnology program director at UAMS. It will be awarded annually to an outstanding cytotechnology student who demonstrates academic achievement, professionalism, and strong leadership abilities.

Award Amount and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds the total annual award is $750 to the selected student.  Scholarship award is as follows: $375 per semester, fall and spring semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Applicant must be enrolled in the Cytotechnology Program in the UAMS College of Health Professions.
  2. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative grade point average (cGPA) of 3.0
  3. 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.

References

  1. Three references are required, with at least one being from a faculty member in the Cytotechnology program. Relatives should not be used as references.

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