College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Scholarships 3/18/11

March 17, 2011

I. Pesticide Applicators Professional Association Scholarship
II. Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarships

I. Pesticide Applicators Professional Association Scholarship
The Pesticide Applicators Professional Association (PAPA) scholarship application is available for the 2011 year and will provide two scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to two qualified applicant. The objective of the scholarship is to assist undergraduate students with financial support for their education and interest in the agricultural and horticultural sciences. Emphasis will be given to those majors directly related to or supporting Pesticide Application or Integrated Pest Management.

All scholarships must be sent to Pesticide Applicators Professional Association and postmarked no later than April 15. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than July 1, 2010.

Applications will be judged on: work experience, activities, and honors at 35 percent; essay content (300 – 500 words) at 30 percent; committee evaluation at 20 percent; and resume at 15 percent. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

For more information please contact Judy Letterman at 831-442-3536. Applications can be found at http://www.papaseminars.com/2009_Scholarship_App.pdf.


II.Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarships
Entries for the 2011 Sherry R. Arnstein Minority Student Scholarship must be post-marked by March 31, 2011. This award, named after former AACOM Executive Director Sherry R. Arnstein, recognizes underrepresented minority students at AACOM's member colleges of osteopathic medicine (at least one newly accepted student and at least one continuing student).

To be eligible, an applicant must be an underrepresented minority (African-American; Native American, including American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians; mainland Puerto Rican or Hispanic) student in good academic standing and currently enrolled in his or her first, second or third year at an AACOM member college of osteopathic medicine OR an underrepresented minority student who has been accepted and is planning to matriculate at one of the AACOM member colleges. Previous Arnstein Scholarship awardees are ineligible.

All entries must include the required Cover Page, with all appropriate signatures, in addition to the required essay. Incomplete entries will not be considered. Awardees will be notified by July 21, 2011. Visit http://www.aacom.org/InfoFor/students/finaid/Pages/ArnsteinScholarship.aspx for application and more information. Please contact president@aacom.org if you need assistance.