Scholarships

New Jersey Mosquito Control Association

SUPPORTING MOSQUITO CONTROL SINCE 1913

Scholarships

Below is information about the two New Jersey Mosquito Control Association scholarships available for students doing graduate work in mosquito biology.  The Daniel Jobbins Scholarship is available for Rutgers graduate students and the NJMCA Educational Scholarship is available for non-Rutgers graduate students.  The application forms are in pdf format, requiring Acrobat Reader.  You can obtain a free copy of the reader through Adobe.

 

For additional information regarding the scholarships, please contact Heather Lomberk, NJMCA Scholarship Committee, Phone: 856-453-2170 , Fax: 856-459-9692 , or email: heatherlo@co.cumberland.nj.us


Daniel M. Jobbins Scholarship

 

Application Form

Objective: To honor the contributions of the late Daniel M. Jobbins to the sciences of mosquito research and control and his service to mosquito control agencies in New Jersey; and to promote and recognize the mosquito research of graduate students attending a college/university anywhere in the United States.

Scholarship Amount: $4,000.00 (Four Thousand Dollars).  One scholarship will be awarded annually.

Scholarship Guidelines:

Candidate qualifications

  • The applicant must be a fulltime matriculating student in an accredited graduate program. 

  • The graduate student must be conducting or recently have completed significant research in mosquitoes, their biology and practical control.

Application Procedure

  • Fill out NJMCA D. M. Jobbins Scholarship Application form.

  • Submit a statement of the research in four (4) pages or less.

  • Include a resume or curriculum vitae.

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from the major advisor.

  • Submit six (6) copies of the completed application to:

New Jersey Mosquito Control Association, Inc.

Scholarship Committee

c/o Heather Lomberk

Superintendent, Mosquito Control Division

800 E. Commerce Street

Bridgeton, NJ 08302

856-453-2170

856-459-9692 (fax)

 

Applications may also be submitted via email to heatherlo@co.cumberland.nj.us

Method of Selection

The recipient of the award will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the NJMCA.

Application Deadline

The application form, research statement, curriculum vitae, and letter of recommendation must be received by the NJMCA Scholarship Committee no later than 5:00 PM on February 1.

Recipient responsibilities

  • The student will be invited as a guest of NJMCA to receive the scholarship at the annual meeting.

  • The student must perform his/her research to the best of his/her abilities.

  • The student will present a paper one year following receipt of the scholarship to the assembled membership at its annual meeting as a guest of the NJMCA.


Educational Scholarship

 

Application Form

Objective: To promote and recognize the research of graduate students in a curriculum that may be peripheral to mosquito control but whose research uses or impacts mosquitoes in a manner that contributes new information to the mosquito control community. This award is limited to students in a graduate program at a College/University in New Jersey.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000.00 (One Thousand Dollars). One scholarship will be awarded annually.

Scholarship Guidelines:

Candidate Qualifications

  • The applicant must be a fulltime matriculating student in an accredited graduate program at a College/University in New Jersey.

  • The graduate student must be conducting or recently have completed research that contributes new information to the mosquito control community.

Application Procedure

  • Fill out NJMCA Educational Scholarship Application form.

  • Submit a statement of the research in four (4) pages or less.

  • Include a resume or curriculum vitae.

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from the major advisor.

  • Submit six (6) copies of the completed application to:

New Jersey Mosquito Control Association, Inc.

Scholarship Committee

c/o Heather Lomberk

Superintendent, Mosquito Control Division

800 E. Commerce Street

Bridgeton, NJ 08302

856-453-2170

856-459-9692 (fax)

 

Applications may also be submitted via email to heatherlo@co.cumberland.nj.us

Method of Selection

The recipient of the award will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the NJMCA.

Application Deadline

The application form, research statement, curriculum vitae, and letter of recommendation must be received by the secretary, NJMCA no later than 5:00 PM on February 1.

Recipient responsibilities

  • The student will be invited as a guest of NJMCA to receive the scholarship at the annual meeting.

  • The student must perform his/her research to the best of his/her abilities.

  • The student will present a paper one year following receipt of the scholarship to the assembled membership at its annual meeting as a guest of the NJMCA.


College Scholarship

 

Application Form

 

Objective:  To recognize a High School student who will be attending College in a curriculum that may positively impact the mosquito control community.

 

Scholarship Amount:  $500.00 (Five Hundred Dollars). One scholarship will be awarded annually.

 

Scholarship Guidelines:

 

Candidate qualifications

  • The applicant must be or have been a fulltime High School student in good standing for the current school year.

  • The student must be accepted to attend a college or university and have an interest in engaging in studies that may benefit the mosquito control community.

  • The applicant must have a family member (Parent, Grandparent, or Sibling) or sponsor who was/is an active member in the New Jersey mosquito control community.

 

Application Procedure

  • Fill out NJMCA College Scholarship Application form.

  • Submit a 500 word essay on why you think mosquito control is important both locally and globally.

  • Include a copy of High School transcripts.

  • Provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or employer.

  • Submit one (1) copy of the completed application to:

New Jersey Mosquito Control Association, Inc.

Scholarship Committee

c/o  Heather Lomberk

Superintendent, Mosquito Control Division

800 E. Commerce Street

Bridgeton, NJ 08302

856-453-2170

856-459-9692 (fax)

 

Applications may also be submitted via email to: heatherlo@co.cumberland.nj.us

Method of Selection

The recipient of the award will be chosen by the Scholarship Committee of the NJMCA. 

Application deadline

The first deadline for application forms, essays, and letters of recommendation is February 1st. If an acceptable applicant is not selected at this time applications will continue to be accepted by the NJMCA Scholarship Committee throughout the calendar year or until a candidate is chosen.

Recipient responsibilities

  • The student will be invited as a guest of NJMCA to receive the scholarship at the annual meeting and/or be awarded the scholarship by a member of NJMCA at the awards ceremony at their High School

  • The student must perform his/her studies to the best of his/her abilities.