FAIRFAX, Va. — The Pest Management Foundation recently awarded five scholarships to university students pursuing advanced degrees in entomology. The foundation has provided up to five $2,000 scholarships annually to undergraduate and graduate students interested in urban entomology since 2018.
This year’s scholarship winners are Ph.D. students Alexander Blumenfeld, Texas A&M University; Johnalyn Gordon, University of Kentucky; Allison Johnson, University of Georgia; Jamora Hamilton, University of North Carolina; and Seun Oladipupo, 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. It is affiliated with the National Pest Management Association, the industry's only national trade group. The foundation has been in existence for over 40 years and has funded urban entomology research projects at universities nationwide.