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.