Support UCA Biology

The Biology Department at UCA offers a variety of endowments, scholarships and funds which are supported by contributions from friends and alumni of the University. If you would like to contribute to the Biology Department and partner with us in our educational mission, your help would be very much appreciated! All donations should be made to the UCA Foundation and should include clear directions as to which fund your donation is intended to support. More information about the UCA Foundation can be found by visiting the Foundation page at or by phoning (501) 450-5859. Any inquiries about the programs offered through the Biology Department may be directed to Dr. Brent Hill, Interim Chair of the Department of Biology at UCA (

For your convenience you can donate online at “Ways to Give”
When completing your credit card transaction be sure to include in the “Comments” section the name of the UCA Foundation administered through the Department of Biology you wish to support.  If you are sending your donation in the form of a check, please make it payable to UCA Foundation, again noting the Fund you wish to support, and mail to:

UCA Foundation

201 Donaghey

UCA Box 4986

Conway, AR 72035

The following endowments, funds and scholarships are currently offered through the Biology Department

Dr. Neal Buffalo Endowment (for support of science education)

Biology Department Development Fund (for support of special activities of the department)

Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Fund (for support of preservation and enhancement of the Jewel Moore Nature Reserve)

Ed Griffin Award Fund (for support of the student who presents the outstanding project at the State Science Fair)

H. Fred Dalske Scholarship Fund (for junior or senior science students who plan to pursue master’s and doctorate degrees)

Brandon Kersh Scholarship Fund

Jewel Moore Biology Scholarship Fund (for support of student research or classes taken in remote field stations)

Biology Education Scholarship Fund (for students enrolled in Bachelor of Sciences in Education degree program)

Biological Sciences Scholarship Fund (for students enrolled in a biological sciences degree program)

Science Education Building Fund (construction of a new facility for science and math teacher training and support)

Advancement of Undergraduate Research in the Sciences Fund (to fund research projects for undergraduate studies in the sciences, mathematics and computer science.