The Florida Mosquito Control Foundation, Inc., was established in 1994 for charitable, educational, and scientific purposes of the Florida Mosquito Control Association, Inc. (FMCA).
The Foundation grants scholarships to individuals based on criteria established by the FMCA Board of Directors and approved by the Internal Revenue Service. The membership of the Foundation includes those who are members of the FMCA. Members present at an FMCA meeting may vote on amendments to the Articles of Incorporation should the need arise. The business affairs of the Foundation are managed by the Board of Directors which consists of the same individuals serving as members of the Board of Directors of the FMCA.
The FMCA Foundation manages and awards the following scholarships:
The T. Wainwright Miller, Jr. Florida Mosquito Control Association Scholarship, encourages and assists students having a college major in Biological, Ecological and/or Entomological studies, seeking degrees relevant to arthropod control, with particular emphasis on Public Health fields.
The Cyrus R. Lesser Memorial Student Paper Competition’s purpose is to foster future learning in the field of mosquito control and vector biology. Students will compete by presenting their research that ties into the field of operational vector control.
Learn more about the scholarships HERE
The FMCA Foundation is self supporting through member donations and sponsorship of the Annual Silent Auction and Raffle held at the FMCA Annual Meeting.
If you wish to donate an item for the auction or donate monetarily, please contact the FMCA Immediate-Past President at [email protected]. Click here to obtain our donation forms to be completed. Donations to our foundation are tax deductible.
Thank you for your generosity and support.