Pest Management Foundation Awards Student Scholarships to Five Aspiring Urban Entomologists

The Pest Management Foundation recently awarded five scholarships to university students pursuing advanced degrees in entomology. The Pest Management Foundation scholarship program, inaugurated in 2018, provides up to five $2,000 scholarships annually for outstanding students interested in urban entomology.

The Pest Management Foundation Scholarship Program identifies and rewards the best and brightest minds in undergraduate and graduate programs across the nation, supporting the next generation of urban entomologists who will become part of our industry in the future.

This year’s scholarship winners were:

  • Alexander Blumenfeld, PhD Student, Texas A&M University
  • Johnalyn Gordon, PhD Student, University of Kentucky
  • Allison Johnson, PhD Student, University of Georgia
  • Jamora Hamilton, PhD Student, University of North Carolina
  • Seun Oladipupo, PhD Student, Auburn University

The Pest Management Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization whose mission and purpose is to advance the pest management industry through education, research, and outreach. The Pest Management Foundation is affiliated with the National Pest Management Association, the industry’s only national trade group. The Foundation has been in existence for more than 40 years and has funded urban entomology research projects at universities nationwide.

For more information about the Foundation visit NPMAFoundation.org or contact Jim Fredericks at jfredericks@pestworld.org