Jerry Brummett Endowed Scholarship

Eligible: Continuing Medical Laboratory Sciences Students Only

Background and Purpose

This scholarship was established in 2005 in honor of Mr. Jerry Brummet, former Chief Technologist and educator in the UAMS Blood Bank. Established by his wife, Mrs. Jan Brummet, and Mr. Brummet’s friends and colleagues, the scholarship honors his 40 years of service to UAMS, patients at the UAMS Medical Center, and students in the medical laboratory sciences program. The scholarship is awarded annually to an upper-level student who demonstrates academic excellence and financial need.

Award Amount and Timing

Subject to the availability of funds, the total annual award is $500 to the selected student.  Scholarship award is as follows: $500 fall semester enrollment.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. The applicant must be a student who is officially enrolled in the third semester in the Medical Laboratory Sciences Program. A student who receives this award is ineligible to apply for this award again.
  2. A minimum of a 2.5 program grade point average (pGPA).
  3. Documented Financial Need – All students applying for scholarships must apply for financial aid.  Students are not required to accept awarded loans, but in order to generate the aid report required that officially documents financial need, a completed FAFSA is required.  Please see the Student Financial Services website for more information.


  1. Two references are required: one from a clinical preceptor member at your rotation site and one personal reference who is not associated with the MLS program and is not related to the applicant.