Scholarships for New Students Only

Scholarships for new students enrolled in the Cytotechnology program:

Wanda L. Culbreth Scholarship

  • The Wanda L. Culbreth 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.

Eulalia S. Araoz Endowed Scholarship for Cytotechnology

  • The Eulalia S. Araoz Endowed Scholarship for Cytotechnology was established in 2013 by Mrs. Araoz’s husband, Dr. Carlos Araoz, MD.  She was a dedicated cytotechnologist who modeled professionalism, embodied a diligent work ethic to make patients and families the focus of healthcare, and demonstrated attention to detail. It will be awarded annually to a cytotechnology student who demonstrates a commitment to the field of cytotechnology, exemplifies professionalism, and personifies a strong work ethic.

Scholarships for new students enrolled in the Radiologic Imaging Sciences program who are from the Southwest Arkansas area:

Dr. and Mrs. Cyrus P. Klein Scholarship

  • The Dr. and Mrs. Cyrus P. Klein Scholarship was established by Dr. and Mrs. Cordell L. Klein to provide financial assistance and recognize high academic achievement by students in the Radiologic Imaging Science program through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

Scholarships for new students enrolled in the Speech-Language Pathology program

Beth Butler Eaton Endowed Scholarship

  • The Beth Butler Eaton Endowed Scholarship was established for speech-language pathology graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) Master of Science program. Mrs. Eaton is an ASHA Fellow and former faculty member and Clinic Coordinator in the Audiology and Speech Pathology Department. She founded the Preschool Language Enrichment Program (PLEP) and was a LEND Speech-Language Pathology Discipline Coordinator.  She is a dedicated professional who practiced interprofessional education and established outreach programs in medical deserts in the United States and other countries. She initiated a relationship with Scottish Rite, which funded PLEP Scholarships for young children and graduate students for many years.  The scholarship will be awarded annually to an outstanding first year speech language pathology student who demonstrates professionalism, academic excellence and leadership.

Leah Katayama Wilkins Scholarship

  • The Leah Katayama Wilkins scholarship was established in 2003 by Dr. and Mrs. Katayama in loving memory of their daughter, Mrs. Leah Katayama Wilkins. Mrs. Wilkins received a Speech-Language Pathology Master of Science degree from the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology in 2000. The scholarship is awarded annually to help support an exemplary first year Master of Science graduate student in Speech-Language Pathology.