The Ted and Clara Gentry Scholarship was established in 1984 by Trust Agreement from the Estate of Theodore Marion Gentry. Ted "Doc" Gentry owned and operated Arkansas Meter, a water distribution and wastewater collection supply company, located in Cabot Arkansas. Donations to the scholarship are encouraged and made annually in memory of the Gentrys. A total of six scholarships are awarded annually.
Both the student applicant and his or her parent/ guardian must complete information for this submission to be considered for a scholarship.
Scholarship amount: $2,000
Student must be: A worthy dependent of someone employed by an Arkansas public/private waterworks or sewerage utility. Must meet the definition of a dependent as defined by the IRS. Previous scholarship recipients are not eligible.
Awarded: Winners will be announced at the 2021 Annual Conference in April. Scholarship money will be awarded in August 2021.
2021 Scholarship application deadline: Applications must be received by February 28, 2021.
Congratulations to the 2020 Ted & Clara Gentry Scholarship recipients:
Madisyn Albert | daughter of Jeff Albert and Jackie Callahan
Nicole Hooten | daughter of Greg B. and Gwen Hooten
Lauren McDaniel | daughter of Michael and Trisha McDaniel
Lauren McLemore | daughter of Andrew and Sherri McLemore
Madison Poe | daughter of David and Michelle Poe
David Romine | daughter of David and Kim Romine
Nathan Shaw | son of Timothy and Amy Shaw
Bennett Grace Wilson | daughter of Danny and Shawna Wilson
Click here to download the student scholarship application.