HISTORY: The Robert M. McLauchlin Graduate Education Fund was endowed as of December 1995. Dr. Robert M. McLauchlin was Dean of the Graduate School and Director of Sponsored Programs from 1990 until his death in October 1995. He came to UCA after serving as interim Dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Central Michigan University.
CRITERIA: The fund provides scholarship for graduate students who have been admitted with full qualifications to a graduate program at the University of Central Arkansas or who are continuing in good standing in a graduate program. New recipients of the scholarship must be enrolled for 9 or more credit hours. The scholarship is renewable for the second semester with a graduate grade point average of 3.0 and continuation of full-time study. Selection is based on academic performance, school and community involvement, and need
James Hopper and David Tipton have been awarded the McLauchlin Scholarship for the 2010-2011 academic year.