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Marion Rieff Memorial Scholarship

The Marion Rieff Memorial Scholarship was established by Jacob and Kendra Rieff in 2013. The scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the Department of Plant and Soil Science who are studying crop science and who possess a strong work ethic. Scholarship is based on need with a preference to a graduate student not on an assistantship.

San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. Viticulture and Enology Scholarship

The San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. Viticulture and Enology Scholarship Fund was established by the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. in 2010. The scholarship is awarded to students who are studying Viticulture and Enology in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. Preference is given to Texas residence who graduated from Texas High Schools.

Benny J. Simpson Endowed Scholarship

The Benny J. Simpson Endowed Scholarship was established by the Native Plant Society of Texas in 1997 in memory of Benny J. Simpson. The scholarship is awarded to juniors, seniors, or graduate students majoring in the Department of Plant and Soil Science with emphasis in native plant research.

Harmon Staus Memorial Endowed Scholarship

The Harmon Staus Memorial Scholarship Endowment was established by friends and associates of Harmon Staus in 2004. The scholarship is awarded to students majoring in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences. Harmon was born June 17, 1955, in Pampa. He was a 1973 graduate of Pampa High School, where he was a football standout. He received a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in agronomy from Texas Tech, where he played football.