Dr. Perry L. Adkisson Scholarship
The Perry L. Adkisson Scholarship is established in honor of Dr. Perry Adkisson. Dr. Adkisson served as chair of the Department of Entomology from 1967-1978 and as the Texas A&M University System Chancellor from 1986-1990. Prestigious honors bestowed upon Dr. Adkisson are his election to the National Academy of Sciences as well as the Wolf Prize for his contributions to improving agriculture through integrated pest management. He was inducted into the Heritage Hall of Honor in 1998 and received the the 1980 Alexander von Humboldt Award for outstanding contribution to agriculture. Dr. Adkisson endowed the scholarship for undergraduate students interested in entomology and are in good standing.