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Dr. M. Clinton & Priscilla Althaus and Walter A. & Gean Hester Scholarship Endowment

The Dr. M. Clinton & Priscilla Althaus and Walter A. & Gean Hester Scholarship Endowment was established by Mr. and Mrs. Malcom Hester in 1997 in memory and recognition of their parents sacrifice and guidance. This scholarship is awarded to juniors, seniors, or graduate students who are involved in the community of Landscape Architecture and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and are majoring in the Department of Landscape Architecture.

J. Robert and Margaret Clements Anderson Scholarship

The J. Robert and Margaret Clements Anderson Scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. J. Robert Anderson in 1999. This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in the Department of Landscape Architecture at Texas Tech University and are recommended by the department staff.

Flora Mayfield and Ross Ayers Endowed Memorial Scholarship

The Flora Mayfield and Ross Ayers Endowed Memorial Scholarship was established by the Estate of Burton R. Ayers in memory of Flora Mayfield and Ross Ayers in 2003. Major General Ross Ayers was one of seven children born to G. M. and Linda Ayers. He began his military career in 1931 by enlisting in Service Battery, 131st Field Artillery Battalion, and 36th Infantry Division of the Texas National Guard. Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant, Artillery in 1939. Mobilized with the 36th Division in 1943, served in the Europe Theater. Awards: Silver Star (for landing the first Artillery Piece on the beach head at Salerno, Italy). The Scholarship is awarded to students in the Departments of Plant and Soil Science, Landscape Architecture, or Natural Resources Management. The students must have completed at least 12 semester credit hours. Preferences are given to students who intend to teach.

Ross R. Wolfe-Luther Burbank Scholarship Fund

The Ross R. Wolfe-Luther Burbank Scholarship Fund was established by Ms. Billie Wolfe in 1985. This scholarship was established in honor of her father, Ross R. Wolfe, and Luther Burbank, famous plant breeder. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduates or graduate students majoring in Landscape Architecture who demonstrate an understanding of resources as they affect people.