Scholarships in Entomology

The SAPA Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to attend a full-time undergraduate program at an accredited four-year college/university with a major related to life sciences. Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 2000, and be in the top tenth (or top quarter) of their class. Essay, two letters of recommendation, list of all awards received, list of Advanced Placement or Honors courses with grades, and transcripts are required to be submitted.

James Roy Carter Jr. Endowed Presidential Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident. Preference is given to residents of Chester, Lancaster, or York counties.

J.W. Jones Presidential Scholarship Endowment in Agriculture

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Walter B. McKinney Annual Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident from a designated rural area as defined by the Farmer's Home Administration, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Jeremiah Milbank Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,100, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Jasper County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

George E. and Leila Giles Singleton Scholarship

Award: $1,100, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Thomas Benton Young Sr. Memorial Annual Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter, or Williamsburg County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Lehman M. Bauknight Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Raymond L. Boozer Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Lexington County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Mary Caroline and Robert Oliver Carmichael Memorial Fund Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Gilbert H. Collings Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Lewis Dameron Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

A.B. Everett Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Greater Charleston Pest Control Association Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Jerry Allen Harter Memorial Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Allendale or Hampton County, SC, and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Shanklin Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Joseph Pledger Hodges Jr. Annual Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Marlboro County, S.C. and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Financial need is considered.

Charles E. Springs Annual Agricultural Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident from a designated rural area as defined by the Farmer's Home Administration and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Financial need is considered.

Starkey-Ritchie Endowed Agriculture Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Mary Wannamaker Witt and Lee Hampton Witt Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

Lewis A. Sikes Annual Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Columbus County, N.C. or Horry County, S.C., have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, and must demonstrate financial need.

Gahan Research Assistantship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: March 15

Selection is based upon personal goals, interests, and academic achievements.

James and Margaret Gahan Graduate Scholarship

Award: $12,500, Deadline: March 15

Selection is based upon superior scholarship at the undergraduate level and admission to the graduate program.

Youth Incentive Award

Award: $400, Deadline: September 1

Applicant must be a high school student who submits a proposal for topics such as field collecting trips to conduct beetle species inventories or diversity studies, attending workshops or visiting entomology or natural history museums for special training and projects on beetles, studying aspects of beetle biology, etc. The proposed activities or projects will be evaluated on their degree of creativity, educational benefit to the applicant, scientific merit, feasibility and budgetary planning.

Entomology Department Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1 (Priority)

Applicant must be enrolled at the University of Missouri at Columbia.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Entomology

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

TVWS Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 28 (postmark deadline)

Applicant must be a college junior or senior or graduate student who is majoring in enology, entomology, viticulture, or wine marketing at California universities or a California college student pursing an A.S. degree in any of the above-mentioned subjects.

Taking Root Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a high school senior who plans to pursue full-time studies in entomology, environmental science, forestry, horticulture, plant sciences, or related major at an accredited two- or four-year college.

John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Awards

Award: -, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be graduate students and members of the ESA. Each ESA branch has its own eligibility requirements, so an interested student must contact their Branch Secretary-Treasurer for more information.