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William L. and Martha Hughes Award for the Study of Biology
Department: Biology
Class Level: Undergraduate or Graduate
Deadline: 03/18/2015
Contact: Alex Ferracuti
Academic Advisor II
Department of Biology
Amount Variable
Eligibility Must be a Biology major or a graduate student in Biology
Must be in good academic standing with the College of Science
Application Procedure Open the electronic application form below. Submit the application form electronically by clicking "submit" at the end of the form. You may apply for more than one scholarship by using the form below. Select each scholarship for which you meet the requirements and submit one form. If you need further information about requirements of each scholarship, return to the previous page and research each scholarship listed.
Link to Application Form

Donor Profile WILLIAM L. and MARTHA W. HUGHES were both educators who proudly served Arlington and UT Arlington. Professor William Hughes was a faculty member for forty years, retiring as Chair of the Biology department in 1965, when he was named Professor Emeritus. Early in her career, Martha Hughes served as a member of the Physical Education and Chemistry departments at the university. Later, she served as a science teacher in the Arlington Independent School District for nearly 20 years. Mrs. Hughes became a UT Arlington Distinguished Alumnae in 1975 and was a member of the Arlington YMCA Board and the Texas State Teachers Association Board. She received the Arlington Senior Citizen Award in 1979 and was a member of the Arlington Library Board. She was also an elder in the First Presbyterian Church, where she served as a soloist and choir director. Her son, Dr. Bill Hughes, described her as “a person with a great sense of humor who was always stirring things up and who loved to laugh.” 
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