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Giving & Endowments

If you are interested in creating new scholarship opportunities, please contact the Department or our colleagues in the College of Arts & Sciences Development Office.

Field Camp Fund

Geology Field Camp Scholarship Fund          Support Texas Tech University Geosciences students attending the TTU Geosciences Field camp in Canon City, Colorado. Summer 2019

Department Excellence Funds

 Fund Supporting
Geography Excellence Fund Scholarships, travel and research activities for students majoring in Geography
Geosciences Fund for Excellence Visiting speakers, student recruitment activities, student research, the Imperial Barrel Team, and in some cases, scholarships
Lewis G. Weeks Geosciences Endowment A general fund supporting student and faculty research in the Geosciences

Faculty and Student Research Funds

Fund Supporting
Virginia Clair Endowment in Geology  Supplies and equipment for use in graduate studies and faculty research projects in geology
Edwin B. Hopkins Research Endowment  Support for faculty research
Dr. Alton Wade Research Endowment Support for graduate student expenses related to thesis and dissertation research in mineralogy, petrology and geochemistry

Scholarship Funds in Atmospheric Sciences

Fund Purpose and Benefit
Stephen Lewis Jones Scholarship Supporting graduate students in the Atmospheric Science program
Jurica Atmospheric Sciences Scholarship Providing scholarships to graduate student in the Atmospheric Sciences program

Scholarship Funds in Geography

Fund Purpose and Benefit
Gary Elbow Scholarship Supporting students majoring in Geography
Otis & Josephine Templer Geography Scholarship Supporting undergraduate students majoring in Geography
Gloria G. Lytle Graduate Scholarship in Geosciences Scholarships and stipends for incoming graduate students in the Department

Scholarship Funds in Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry

Fund Purpose and Benefit
Heather S. Anderson Arts & Sciences Scholarship Supporting undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences or Geophysics
George B. Asquith Scholarship for Excellence in Petroleum Geology Graduate students pursuing excellence in geology and geophysics whose research concerns the origin, exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources
Ann and Dennis Bell Geology Scholarship Supporting working undergraduates in the semester that they enroll in field camp
Jason & Nancy Currie Scholarship Supporting undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences
John P. Brand Scholarship Supports graduate student research in stratigraphy or paleontology
Frank M. Hall Scholarship For undergraduate Geoscience majors with a preference for Geophysics concentration
Alonzo D. Jacka Scholarship Supporting student research in sedimentary petrology, especially as applied to hydrocarbon exploration and production
Michael Louis Kincer Memorial Scholarship Providing scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in Geology and the Geosciences
Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society Scholarship Providing scholarships to undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences
E.A. McCullough Graduate Scholarship Supporting graduate students with interests in Geology, Geophysics and Geochemistry
Dr. Grover E. Murray Endowment for the Department of Geosciences Supporting undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences
Jay Parsley Field Camp Memorial Endowed Scholarship  Supporting Geosciences students who enroll in geology field camp. 
Michael B. Portnoy Liquidus Scholarship For the benefit of Master's students in Geosciences, 
Michael Jerome Rogers and Avery Dawson Rosen Memorial Supporting senior undergraduates majoring in Geosciences
Deskin Shurbet Scholarship To support graduate and undergraduate degrees pursuing degrees and research in the field of Geophysics
Sigma Gamma Epsilon Geosciences Society Scholarship Supporting undergraduates majoring in Geosciences 
Stephens Exploration Inc. Geology Scholarship Honoring Russell A. Stephens ('50) Supporting undergraduate students in Geosciences
Dr. F. Alton Wade Geology Scholarship Supporting undergraduate students majoring in Geosciences
Vestal and Ouida Yeats Scholarship Supporting undergraduate students in the Geosciences
Matt and Ginger Williams Scholarship Endowment  Supporting undergraduates majoring in Geosciences