Our Donors

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Bill Garrett Memorial Scholarship

William “Bill” Frank Garrett attended the University from 1958-1959 after serving in the Korean War. He married Janet Evelyn Deaton in 1962, and they had two daughters, Nannette Rachelle and Jennifer Kae, and three grandchildren, Tiffany, Kristean, and Garrett. Bill...

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Bipin Avashia, M. D. Dell Medical School Scholarship

Bipin H. Avashia graduated from medical school in Baroda, India in 1969. Upon graduating he moved to New York City where he did his residency in Internal Medicine. Dr. Avashia is board certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine and Preventive Medicine....

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Bitsy and Harold D. Carter McCombs Dean's Scholarship

Harold Dee Carter graduated from The University of Texas with a BBA in Petroleum Land Management in 1962. he is current serving as Principal of HDBC Investments, Ltd. Mr. Carter is a Life Member of the Texas Exes. Harold and Bitsy (formerly, Betty H. Ruth) met at the...

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BleedOrange Scholarship

Angela Carranza, BBA ’96, BA ’96, and Ben Carranza, BA ’95, Life Members, from Pearland established this scholarship to give back to UT, where they met and married while still undergraduates.

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Bobby Parkinson Scholarship

Sandi Parkinson, Life Member, established this scholarship to honor her husband Bobby, Life Member, on his 50th birthday. The recipient must be a native Texan who is an entering freshman, a graduate of a Texas high school, and a demonstrated leader in extracurricular...

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Brett Alan Stone Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established with contributions from family and friends as a tribute to Brett Stone, BS ’95, BA ’95. He had been accepted into Harvard Business School’s MBA program for 2001 before he died unexpectedly of cardiac arrest in July 2000. The...

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Cain, Denius, McGill Family Forty Acres Scholarship

There are no stronger supporters of The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Exes and higher education in the state of Texas than the Cain, Denius and McGill families. Frank Denius served as president of the Texas Exes from 1964-66 during a crucial time in the...

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Candice Kim Memorial Scholarship

The Orientation Advisor Group from the Office of the Dean of Students established this scholarship in memory of Candice Kim, an orientation advisor who was killed in an auto accident in August 1991. The scholarship is for an Asian-American, upper-division business...

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Carol and Jeff Heller Forty Acres Scholarship

Carol and Jeff Heller both graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with bachelor’s of business administration degrees and are Life Members of the Texas Exes. The Hellers feel that the University significantly impacted their employment opportunities and they...

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Carol and Jerry Pitts Scholarship

Carol, BS ’54, and Jerry Pitts, BS ’54, Life Members, of Midland, created this award to benefit students with a financial need. The scholarship goes to native Texans who are highly motivated entering freshmen with ambition, integrity, high moral character, and a...

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Carol F. Goodfriend Scholarship

For her birthday on May 12, 2000, Carol F. Goodfriend, Life Member, was honored by her husband Dr. Barry Goodfriend, BA ’55, Life Member, and their children with this scholarship for a junior or senior in the School of Social Work with a financial need, with first...

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Cathy Sorsby Longhorn Band Scholarship

Cathy Sorsby, BS ’82, MBA ’94, Life Member, a former section leader in the Longhorn Band, established this scholarship for female members of the Longhorn Band who demonstrate outstanding academic records, leadership through involvement in campus activities, and...

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CFP Foundation Scholarship

The CFP Foundation works closely with the Texas Exes to provide scholarships for minority students in the Business Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. The Business Honors Program is a nationally recognized undergraduate program offering MBA style...

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Charles Vinson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is established in memory of Charles Vinson. Charles Vinson graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor in Science in Chemical Engineering in 1970, a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1971 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence...

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Charline and Red McCombs Family Forty Acres Scholarship

In May 2010, alumni and friends honored Distinguished Alumus Red McCombs with a gala celebration on the 10th anniversary of his $50 million naming gift to The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. Red’s contribution has translated into more than...

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Chevron Enrichment Award

Chevron U.S.A. Inc. (Chevron) has historically been a true partner with The University of Texas at Austin, supporting recruiting efforts, student activities and programs on campus within the Cockrell School of Engineering, McCombs School of Business, and Jackson...

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Christopher B. Schulze Scholarship for French Majors

Dr. Christopher B. Schulze, BS ’79, BA ’79, Life Member, received undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and French. He established this scholarship to recognize outstanding French majors at the junior or senior level.

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Christopher B. Schulze Scholarship in Zoology

Dr. Christopher B. Schulze, BS ’79, BA ’79, Life Member, established this scholarship in 1994 for outstanding upper-division zoology majors.

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Christopher J. and Lisa Ferrell Bacic Scholarship

Christopher J. Bacic, BA ’86, and Lisa Ferrell Bacic, BBA ’86, MBA ’88, Life Members, of Plano, established this scholarship as a tribute to their love of the University, where they met. The recipient of the scholarship is an entering freshman who is a well-rounded...

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Club Sembradores de Amistad

Club Sembradores de Amistad, a group of Austinites dedicated to helping underprivileged college students, created this endowment to benefit Hispanic students. The name of the international nonprofit organization, which has its headquarters in Monterrey, Mexico, means...

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Clyde Littlefield Graduate Fellowship

Friends of Clyde Littlefield, Life Member, whose career as an outstanding athlete and coach at the University spanned more than 50 years, established this fellowship in 1963. It benefits a graduate student who participated in at least one intercollegiate sport at the...

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Connie Garza Griffith Scholarship

The late Connie Garza Griffith, BA ’22, MA ’26, Life Member, originally from Starr County, established this scholarship in 1979 to honor an entering freshman who is a graduate of a Starr County high school for academic achievement, character, and leadership.

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Cory Paul Ziegler Memorial Scholarship

Cory Paul Ziegler, BA ’92, was a Plan II Honors graduate from Houston who lost his battle with leukemia in 1992. He is remembered for his positive attitude, warmth, joy, passion, determination, courage, and enthusiasm for life. His family and friends established this...

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Craig and Andy de Waal Scholarship

Andy and Craig de Waal grew up in San Antonio before coming to Austin to attend The University of Texas. Both are the first generation in their families to graduate from college and are grateful for the scholarships, jobs, and family support that made it possible....

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Crawford and Hattie Jackson Foundation Scholarship

The Crawford and Hattie Jackson Foundation established this scholarship to support upper-division undergraduates who are U.S. citizens and enrolled in the Cockrell School of Engineering and College of Natural Sciences.

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Dale Miller Government Intern Scholarship

The Texas Exes Student Chapter established this scholarship through the generous contributions of friends of Dale Miller to honor his many years of service to the University. The award assists students who receive government internships relevant to their field of study.

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Darlene Prouse Birkes and Ruth Prouse Morgan Scholarship

Thelma and Ervin Prouse established this scholarship in honor of their daughters, Life Members Frances Darlene Prouse Birkes and Ruth Prouse Morgan. Mrs. Frances Darlene Prouse Birkes received a Bachelor’s of Journalism from UT in 1954, a Bachelor of Arts degree in...

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David A. Conway, Jr. Scholarship

Gladys H. Conway desired to establish a scholarship in honor of her son, David A. Conway, Jr. Mr. Conway was a great athlete that played high school football, basketball and ran track for Robert E. Lee High School in Baytown, Texas. He was one of the original...

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David A. Conway/Robert E. Lee High School Memorial Scholarship

David A. Conway of Baytown was a loyal fan of the University, particularly of the Longhorn football and track programs. Upon his death in 1981, his family and friends established this scholarship as a tribute.

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Deborah C. Howell Memorial Scholarship for Women in Journalism

The family of Deborah Howell, BJ ’62, created this scholarship in her loving memory. On Jan. 2, 2010, Deborah died in a tragic accident while vacationing in New Zealand with her husband, C. Peter Magrath. As Deborah was a leader in journalism, this scholarship goes...