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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 System 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 7 scholarships of $1,500 each are awarded annually.

To date, the Association has awarded 520 scholarships in Food Science.

Additional scholarship information:

Scholarship Donors
Current scholarship recipients

The schlorarship application can be completed on the pdf form, then emailed to

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

Scholarship Recipients

2017-2018 Food Science Department Undergraduate Students, University of Arkansas

  • Rebecca Bowie, Helena, AR (Todd)
  • Wade Carter, Eureka Springs, AR (donated by Mike Heilman)
  • Aubrey Dunteman, Chesterfield, MO (Dickson)
  • Samantha Findley, The Woodlands, TX (Morris)
  • Mary Siebenmorgen, Scranton ,AR (F&H)
  • Emily Wong, Cave Springs, AR (Carolyn Sharp)