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AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Honoring Excellence in the Field and Encouraging New Directions

The Texas Mosquito Control Association has an ongoing program of Awards and Scholarships involving one award recognizing a significant operational contribution and three scholarships to qualifying university students.

Undergraduate Scholarship

JAMES D. LONG 

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This Undergraduate Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is awarded each year to one qualified student attending university in the state of Texas. The participating student agrees to spend at least one semester during the academic year conducting research in an insect biology laboratory, alongside a faculty mentor. Presented at the Fall meeting.

Graduate Scholarship

JIMMY K. OLSON

MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This Graduate Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is awarded to one qualified student who is conducting research in conjunction with an organized mosquito control organization. The award is named for Dr. Jimmy Olson who was a long-time member of the Association and an ardent supporter of its goals. Presented at the Fall Meeting.

Graduate Scholarship

JAMES GUS FOYLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, is awarded to one student each year to promote and encourage research relating to mosquito control. The award is named after Mr. Gus Foyle, a charter member of the Association and an ardent supporter of its goals. Presented at the Fall Meeting.

Contributions to Mosquito Control

F. W. "BULL" SCHMIDT MEMORIAL AWARD

The Texas Mosquito Control Association will present the F. W. "Bull" Schmidt Memorial Award to a qualified individual who has made outstanding contributions of an operational nature to mosquito control. Application is due (90) days prior to that year's annual Spring Workshop.

See also the Student Paper Competition organized by the TMCA Young Professionals and presented at the Annual Fall Meeting in October.