Adair and Bollenbacher Research Experience for Undergraduates

Research Experience for Undergraduates

*** Adair & Bollenbacher Program Updates 2024***

Application process is closed for this year.  Please consider applying next year in 2025.

Questions can be directed to Joanna ‘Asia’ Kud at

We will begin reviewing applications the week of March 4, 2024. 

UARK ENPL Adair Bollenbacher Application

Click the link above to be redirected to the form that can be submitted now. We also ask for letters of reference and transcripts.

Full instructions are listed at the bottom of the form.


The program will run from May 20th to July 19th2024.

Students are required to enroll for credit.


About the Program

These research experiences for undergraduates are funded by endowed scholarships established to honor the late Dr. C. Roy Adair, a geneticist and plant breeder, whose accomplishments helped establish the preeminence of the Arkansas rice industry and  the late Katharina  Bollenbacher, a U of A alumna and USDA scientist who worked on the University of Arkansas campus. 

Conduct your own research project under the guidance of faculty in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Arkansas.

Program Details

  • Applicants should be in the top 25% of their class
  • Applicants should be upper-level undergraduates (90 credit hours earned)
  • Interns register for credit at the University of Arkansas
  • The value of the scholarship is $7200 - tuition, fees, and taxes are deducted 

Related Links

Adair Legacy
Bollenbacher Legacy

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