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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.
Bonnie Brumley established the Bob and Bobbie Hill Scholarship in honor of her mother, Bobbie, and in memory of her father, Bob. The Hills were long-time residents of Martin County. This scholarship is available to graduating Martin County students.
In December 2003, friends of Bob and Dorothy Deavenport, longtime Martin County citizens and community leaders, established the Bob & Dorothy Deavenport Scholarship to honor the couple’s service to Martin County and to the Permian Basin area for over 50 years. Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors of Grady and Stanton high schools who attend a junior college or four-year college or university.
The Bowers Family Scholarship perpetuates Geraldine’s legacy of scholarship philanthropy and honors her daughters, Candy Sue and Linda Ann. The one-time scholarship is awarded annually to a Midland High School graduate who is pursuing a course of study that results in 1) an associate’s degree or 2) a bachelor’s, master’s or other advanced degree from a four-year state-funded institution of higher education located in the state of Texas.
Created by his family and friends in his memory, the Brian A. Semple Memorial Scholarship benefits average or above average Midland County high school graduates in continuing their education past high school. Scholarship awards based on graduate of a public Midland County high school, must have recently taken or agrees to take a Defensive Driving Course before the beginning of the fall semester, must attend Midland College, an accredited public four-year college or university in the state of Texas, an accredited law enforcement academy, or the Texas State Technological Institute.