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PBAF Emergency Relief Fund
Gifts to the PBAF Emergency Relief Fund are currently being granted to nonprofit organizations addressing the immediate needs in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Established in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists, the parent society of the Permian Basin Geophysical Society, this scholarship benefits students pursuing a degree in the field of geophysics with preference given to students either from the Permian Basin or attending college in the Permian Basin.
The Permian Basin Restaurant Association Scholarship Fund was established for the pursuit of higher education and vocational opportunities in Culinary Arts. Scholarship awards based upon the following criteria:
Applicants must have earned a high school diploma in one of the following counties:
…and be pursuing academic studies or vocational training in at least one of the following fields:
Longtime Midland resident Bill Wallace established the Permian Basin Petroleum/Mechanical Engineering Scholarship for undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering. Open to students in Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering; applicants must reside in one of the following counties: Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward or Winkler.
Intended to benefit top graduates in the Permian Basin, the merit-based *Permian Honor Scholarship* program was conceived by J. Conrad Dunagan for students pursuing a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Students must rank in the top 15% of their class, and have taken the SAT or ACT to be considered for award. Please be aware a GPA of 3.5 or higher will be required to maintain this scholarship once awarded.
Established by his family, the Philip Wickman Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to graduates of Midland High School who played varsity football based on the following:
– good character,
– desire, dedication and leadership,
– financial need,
– demonstrated potential for future success.
Established by Midland attorney Randy Lee, these scholarships provide assistance to outstanding graduates of Midland High, Midland Lee and Greenwood High schools to enter the university of his or her choice. The Randy Lee Scholarship award is based on the following criteria:
– Scholastic achievement,
– Good citizenship,
– Leadership qualities.
The Rankin Community Education Scholarship, created by community residents, supports education opportunities for citizens served by Rankin Independent School District and for RHS graduates pursuing a college education or vocational training.
In 2010, Jane and Ray Riddle established the *Riddle Family Scholarship* to assist students of Native American origin who attend Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho. The scholarship honors the Riddle’s two daughters, Nancy Dowling and Jann Hill, and their life-long commitment to education. Application information is available under the heading Education at http://www.lcsc.edu/financialaid/scholarships-and-waivers/education-and-kinesiology/.
A community endowment fund to support the charitable and educational organizations in Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties. Grants requests from each county received during the two competitive grant cycle are awarded through this fund.