Scholarship Program

Through individual as well as collective contributions of its members, the Ozark Food Processors Association is a strong supporter of research and education programs at the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. The OFPA annually awards scholarships to students majoring in Food Science at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The Association has earmarked a special fund for these scholarships and encourages its member companies to designate contributions to this valuable investment in the future of the food industry. The Association has awarded over 486 scholarships in Food Science. About 10 scholarships of $1,500 each are awarded annually.

To date, the Association has awarded 493 scholarships
in Food Science. 

Additional scholarship information:
Scholarship Donors
Current scholarship recipients
Undergraduate Scholarship Application (online and printable PDF)


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SCHOLARSHIP DONORS


The Association is especially indebted to the following companies and individuals who have made generous contributions to the Scholarship Fund.

JIM "J.B." BROOKS SCHOLARSHIP*
Given by Family and Friends

JERRY DICKSON SCHOLARSHIP
Given by Allen Canning Company and Ball Corporation

F & H FOOD EQUIPMENT
Given by F&H Food Equipment

OFPA-AHMED A. & ANNA KATTAN SCHOLARSHIP*
Given by Family and Friends

JUSTIN R. MORRIS
Given by OFPA, Family and Friends

ROY AND CAROLYN SHARP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP*
Given by Family and Friends

CAROLYN S. Q. SHARP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Given by Family and Friends

JOE AND GRETCHEN STEELE SCHOLARSHIP*
Given by Mrs. Marjorie Brooks

CLAUDE AND PATTY TODD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Given by the Todd Family Charitable Trust

*Scholarships administered by the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Department of Food Science


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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

2016-2016

Sophomore
Aubrey Dunteman, Chesterfield, MO (Dickson)
Samantha Findley, Woodlands, TX (Carolyn Sharp)
Mary Siebenmorgen, Scranton ,AR (Todd)

Junior
Rachael Browder, Frisco, TX (F&H)
Lauren Ince, Nashville, AR (donated by Mike Heilman)
Chuqiao Mai, Fayetteville, AR (Morris)

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