Horticulture Major Anthony Earns AFE Mosmiller Intern Scholarship

Loren Anthony, a horticulture honors student in the Bumpers College, has received the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship from American Floral Endowment.
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Loren Anthony, a horticulture honors student in the Bumpers College, has received the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship from American Floral Endowment.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Loren Anthony, a horticulture major at the University of Arkansas, has been named recipient of the American Floral Endowment Mosmiller Intern Scholarship for this summer.

Anthony, a junior in the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, is an Honors College student from Springdale.

The Mosmiller Intern Scholarship allows interns to train at a leading retail, wholesale or allied trade operation and gain on-the-job experience for 10 to 16 weeks. To be considered, Anthony submitted an application, official transcript, letter of recommendation, and a personal statement explaining her reason for applying, involvement in floriculture and career plans.

"I am overwhelmed with joy at being selected for the Mosmiller Scholarship," said Anthony, who graduated from Springdale High School. "I look forward to learning more through this opportunity and being able to find even more reasons to love every aspect of horticulture."

Anthony was also awarded a $1,000 grant from the Bumpers College Undergraduate Creative Projects/Research Grants Program last year for her project with University Professor John Clark, "DNA Mapping of Phonotypic Traits in Primocane-Fruiting Blackberries."

AFE is an independent nonprofit organization funding research and scholarships in floriculture and environmental horticulture for the benefit of growers, wholesalers, retailers, allied industry organizations and the general public.

About the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences: Bumpers College provides life-changing opportunities to position and prepare graduates who will be leaders in the businesses associated with foods, family, the environment, agriculture, sustainability and human quality of life; and who will be first-choice candidates of employers looking for leaders, innovators, policy makers and entrepreneurs. The college is named for Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas governor and longtime U.S. senator who made the state prominent in national and international agriculture.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Robby Edwards, director of communications
Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences
479-575-4625, robbye@uark.edu


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