Thank you for partnering with Permian Basin Area Foundation to meet the needs of your West Texas neighbors.
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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.
Ruby Henson Haggard established the J. Alex and Ruby Haggard Scholarship to honor the legacy of her husband, Alex, who died in 2002. Ruby, a lifelong Martin County (Stanton) resident, passed away in 2009. Scholarships are provided to graduating seniors of Grady and Stanton high schools who enroll in a four-year Texas public institution of higher education.
The J. M. Yater Memorial Scholarship, created by his friends and family, honors this longtime educator in Martin County schools. The scholarship is awarded to graduates of Martin County high schools who demonstrate a high level of success while striving to reach their educational goals.
Created by his family and friends, this scholarship honors Jacob’s life as a young man who exemplified character, faith, kindness, and respect. A graduate of Lee High School, Jacob was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident in July 2012. This scholarship provides financial assistance to graduates at Lee High School possessing these characteristics:
– achieved academic success by graduating in the top 40 percent of the graduating senior class,
– lettered in football while in high school,
– demonstrates Christian character and good citizenship by personal behavior and participation in church and civic activities,
– accepted to a college or university located in the United States.
This scholarship is awarded at the end of each fall semester so it may be announced at the annual Football Banquet. Please see the Lee High School football coaching staff for more information.
Created by former Fire Chief James Roberts and his wife, Judy, this scholarship provides benefits for graduating seniors from Midland County public high schools. To be eligible for consideration, students must attend a public college or university in the State of Texas, demonstrate school involvement and community service, and be a dependent child of: 1) a City of Midland employee, with preference given to an employee of the Midland Fire Department, or 2) a retired employee of the City of Midland as evidenced by the retiree being entitled to receive retirement benefits from Texas Municipal Retirement System, or Firemen’s Retirement and Relief Fund.
Created by an anonymous donor in 1996, the Jeb Worthy Scholarship assists deserving students accepted into the Howard College vocational or registered nursing program. To learn more, visit the Howard College website.
Jimmie and Dorothy created the Jimmie & Dorothy Davis Mashburn Scholarship to fund educational opportunities leading to a productive contribution to society and a valuable life experience This scholarship is available to graduating seniors of Stanton High School. Preference given to students attending Midland College or a technical school.
Friends and business associates created the Joe E. Morales Memorial Scholarship in memory of the former Odessa District Engineer for the Texas Department of Transportation. Scholarships provide assistance to high school graduates pursuing a college degree. The one-time scholarship award is based on the following criteria:
– child of a current or former employee of Texas Department of Transportation or student pursuing a college degree in civil engineering or a degree culminating in a career in the heavy and highway construction industry,
– financial need,
– good citizenship,
– desire and dedication to succeed in a college environment.
Midland independent oil operator Joe M. Parsley created the Joe M. Parsley Engineering Scholarship for students enrolled in The University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering.
To be considered for this scholarship, students should complete the scholarship section of the admission application for The University of Texas at Austin through ApplyTexas, marking Engineering as the first-choice major.
John and Rose Marie Healy provided an estate gift to Permian Basin Area Foundation for college scholarships based on the following criteria:
– graduate of Midland County high school,
– financial need,
– good character