Endowments List

An investment in the future of the Jackson School.

The Geology Foundation is home to more than 200 endowments which fuel the growth of the school. Endowed funds are invested, and earnings are distributed according to donors wishes. Geology Foundation endowments are managed by the University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO).

We invite you to explore the Geology Foundation endowments by running your cursor over the name of an endowment for more information.


Anderson, Mary and Ben, Endowment for Graduate Studies in Geology
Arick, Millard B., Memorial Fund in Petroleum Geology
Barrow, Laura Thomson, Graduate Fellowship
Bay, Annell R. and Robert K. Suchecki Graduate Fellowship
Bianchi, John C. Jr. and John L. Boone Endowed Presidential Fellowship
Bloomer Fund for Motivated and Late Bloomer Students
Bowman, Wayne Franklin, Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Boyd, Don R., Endowed Presidental Scholarship
Boyle, Vada A. and Walter V., Graduate Fellowship in Petroleum Geology
Broquet, Charl A.M., Memorial Endowed Scholarship Fund
Brundrett, Jesse L., Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Bullard, Fred M., Prestigious Graduate Fellowship
Bullard, Fred M., Student Research Fund
Burke, Thomas and Ray, Student Job Program
Cage, Susan K. and Warren “Jack,” Endowed Scholarship
Carleton, The Corinne and Toby, Scholarship Endowment Fund
Carsey, Dorothy Ogden, Memorial Scholarship Fund
Caughey, Pak Chuck (Charles A.) Graduate Fellowship
Charlie and Eunice Haas Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Clark, W. Kenley, Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Cloos, Mark Endowed Graduate Fellowship
Cullinan, Joseph S., Memorial Scholarship in Geological Sciences
Cuyler, Robert H., Endowed Presidential Scholarship
DeFord, Ronald K., Technical Session Award
Denison, Rodger Espy “Tim” Endowment
Duchin, Michael Bruce, Centennial Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Echols Family Scholarship in Honor of Mary Lou and Mark Dale Wilson
Echols, Joan Scholarship Fund
Elizabeth, Sabina Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Quantitative Earth Sciences
Ewing and Worzel Graduate Fellowship
Fanning, Thomas E. and Anna J., Undergraduate Honors Student Scholarship Fund
Florance, Maurice J., Energy and Earth Resources Scholars Fund
Fort Worth Wildcatters Association Undergraduate Scholarship
Fred and Nora V. Haas Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Garcia, Gerson Endowed GeoFORCE Scholarship Fund
Geosystems Fund
Gibbs, James A., Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology Graduate Fellowship Fund
Graduate Fellowship in Exploration Geophysics
Graves, Miss Effie, Scholarship Fund
Greater Texas Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Geosciences: Removing Educational Barriers
Green, Guy E., Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Hagemeier, Karl Frederick Jr., Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Hamman, Ann and Henry, Scholarship in Geosciences
Henney, Dean & Charlene Endowed Scholarship in Geosciences
Holland, Bill D., Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Geological Sciences
Holland Family Scholarship to Support Geosciences Graduate Students
Holland, Jacque Nell and David Sr., Student Excellence Fund in the Geosciences
Huber, Karen Hamilton Graduate Fellowship in Water Policy
Ingerson, F. Earl, Graduate Research Assistance Fund in Geochemistry
Isensee, Myrtle and George, Scholarship Endowment
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Fellowship in Geohydrology
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Fund for Energy and Mineral Resources Student Support
Jackson Undergraduate Scholars Program
Khataw, Ali and Nahid Endowed Scholarship
Lagoe, Martin B., Student Research Fund for Micropaleontology
Langston, J.D. and V.L., Endowed Scholarship Fund in Geology and Geophysics
Locklin, Nancy and Allen Endowed Scholarship in Petroleum Geology
Lundelius, Ernest L. and Judith W., Endowment in Vertebrate Paleontology
Mackin, J. Hoover, Memorial Scholarship Fund
Make Moves That Shake the World Endowment Fund
Marshall, George W. Jr., Memorial Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Martin, James Lee and Jacqueline Memorial Scholarship in Petroleum Geology
Masri, Munib and Angela Graduate Fellowships Endowment
Maxwell, John C. and Marian B., Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship in Geological Sciences
“McBride of Folk-enstein” Endowment
McCammon, John H. and Lujza, Endowed Scholarship
McCollum, Mr. and Mrs. L.F., Scholarship in Geology
Michaux Scholarship Fund
Middleton, Joan A., Endowed Scholarship in Geology
Miller, Carroll C., Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Moffett, James R., Scholarship Fund
Mosher, Sharon Endowed Scholarship Fund
Muehlberger, William R., Graduate Fellowship in Structural Geology/Tectonics
Mullarkey, Maureen Endowed Scholarship
Ogden, Wes, Memorial Scholarship in Geophysics
Oliver, Fred and Frances, Endowed Scholarship
Palisades Geophysical Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship
Pennzoil and Pogo Producing Companies – William E. Gipson Scholarships
Pew, Elliott and Terry Miller Pew Endowment
Rainey, Janet E. and David I., GeoFORCE Texas Scholarship
Reinsborough, Dr. Cambria D. and Brian C., Undergraduate Recruiting Excellence Scholarship
Pfeiffer, Deborah Susan Endowed GeoFORCE Scholarship
Pustka, Nancy B. and David A. Endowed Scholarship
Pustka, Nancy B. and David A. Graduate Fellowship
Salvador, Amos, Stratigraphy Scholarship Endowment
Sands, John Bunker, Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Hydrogeology
Scherck, Louis and Elizabeth, Geology Scholarship
Sharp, Walter Benona, Memorial Scholarship in Geological Sciences
Silver, Pear Wolf Memorial Endowment in Paleontology
Simonds, F.W., Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Stephen P. and Katherine Hubby Weiner GeoFORCE Scholarship
Sutherland, Harlan Tod, Memorial Scholarship Fund
Teagle, John and Elizabeth M., Scholarship in Petroleum Geology
Udden Memorial Scholarship Fund
Undergraduate Scholarship to Support Geosciences Students
Vargas, Glenn and Martha, Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Vargas, Glenn and Martha, Gemological Scholarship in Geological Sciences
Weeks, Albert W. and Alice M., Fund in Geology
Weiner, Charles Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Wendler, Arno P. (Dutch), Professional Development Fund
White, Gale, Endowed Fellowship in Geophysics
White, Sheri and James V. Endowed Scholarship
Whitney, Francis L., Endowed Presidential Scholarship
Wilkinson, Addison A. and Mary E., Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Geological Sciences
William D. Carlson Undergraduate Research Program Fund
Yilmaz, Pinar Oya and Zeynep Atalay, Undergraduate Scholarship in the Geosciences
Zinn, Robert L. and Edith Endowed Scholarship


Allday, Edwin, Centennial Chair in Subsurface Geology
Barrow, Leonidas T., Centennial Chair in Mineral Resources
Billy Carr Distinguished Teaching Fellowship
Bookout, John F. and Carolyn C. Endowed Chair in Structural Geology
Bowling, Leslie, Professorship in Geological Sciences
Bullard, Fred M., Professorship in Geological Sciences
Carlton, Dave P., Centennial Professorship in Geology
Carlton, Dave P., Centennial Professorship in Geophysics
Chevron Centennial Professorship in Geology
Davis, Morgan J. Centennial Chair in Geosciences
Deussen, Alexander, Professorship of Energy Resources
Elliott, John E. “Brick,” Centennial Endowed Professorship in Geological Sciences
Farish, William Stamps, Chair in Geology
Fisher, William L. Endowed Chair in Geological Sciences
Flawn, Peter T., Centennial Chair in Geology
Geology Foundation Advisory Council Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Geological Sciences
Getty Oil Company Centennial Chair in Geological Sciences
Goldhammer, Robert K., Chair in Carbonate Geology
Greenberg, Joe and Claire Endowed Graduate Fellowship
Gregory, J. Nalle, Chair in Sedimentary Geology
Gregory, J. Nalle, Regents Professorship in Geological Sciences
Haertlein, Rosamond Allen, and Jeanne Allen Ferrin Faculty Fund
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Geological Sciences
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Chair in Applied Seismology
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Chair in Computational Geosciences
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Chair in Earth System Sciences
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Chair in Energy and Mineral Resources
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Chair in Geosystems
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Decanal Chair in the Geosciences
Payne, Bill R., Centennial Teaching Fellowship
Payne, Joyce Bowman, Centennial Teaching Fellowship
Petty, Scott Jr. Endowed Director’s Chair for the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
Pratt, Wallace E., Professorship in Geophysics
Prieto, Rudolfo Cedraro Memorial Excellence Endowment Benefitting the William L. Fisher Chair
Scott, Wilton E., Centennial Professorship
Shell Companies Foundation Centennial Chair in Geophysics
Shell Companies Foundation Distinguished Chair in Geophysics
Stokes, William T., Centennial Teaching Fellowship in Geological Sciences
Total E&P USA Petroleum Faculty Fellowship in Geological Sciences
Vargas, Glenn and Martha, Fund for Gem and Mineral Curation
Weeks, Albert W. and Alice M. Centennial Professorship in Geological Sciences
Wilson, John A., Professorship in Vertebrate Paleontology
Yager, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E., The First Professorship
Yager, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E., The Second Professorship
Yager, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E., The Third Professorship



Allday, Edwin, Lectureship in Geological Sciences
Barnes, Virgil E. and Mildred L., Distinguished Lecture Series in Geology
Boyd, Don R. and Patricia Kidd, Lectureship in Petroleum Exploration
Cuyler, Robert H., Endowed Lecture Series
Langston, Clara Jones, Centennial Lectureship in Vertebrate Paleontology
Oliver, Fred L. and Frances J., Lectureship in Texas Hydrology and Water Resources
Oualline, Judd H. and Cynthia S., Centennial Lectureship in Geological Sciences
Oualline, Judd H. and Cynthia S., Centennial Lectureship in Petroleum Geology

Callender, L.W., Memorial Fund
Chuchla, Richard, Dean’s Discretionary Fund
Folk, R.L./E. F. McBride Petrography Fund
Folk, Robert L., Excellence Fund in Geological Sciences
Geology Foundation Excellence Fund
Guion, Thelma Lynn, Geology Staff Award
Heyer, George S., Memorial Fund
Houston Oil and Minerals Corporation Excellence Awards in Geological Sciences
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Endowed Fund in Geosciences
Knebel, Carolyn G. and G. Moses, Teaching Fund
Picard, Eleanor, Excellence Award
Tinker, Scott W. and Allyson A., Bureau of Economic Geology Publisher of the Year Award Fund

Abbott, Patrick L. Field Camp Endowment
Brahman Energy Company Scholarship Fund Field Support
Brown, Ann and C. Douglas, Field Experience Endowment
Bybee, Hal H., Memorial Fund
Bybee, Robert W., Endowment for Student Field Studies
Clinch Field Experience Endowment
Compton Field Experience Endowment
Cotner, The Bill C., Field Experience Fund
DeFord, Ronald K., Field Scholarship Fund
Duchin, Ralph C. and Sally P., Student Field Experiences Endowment
Dyer, Byron F. and Connie Mayes Field Endowment
Flores, William S. Sr., Field Experience Endowment
Friends of Student Field Experiences Endowment
Hanson, Neil E. And Fred L. Oliver Field Experience Fund
Helper, Mark and Sharon Mosher Field Camp Endowment
Hunt Petroleum Field Camp Scholarship Fund
Isensee, Myrtle and George, Field Experience Endowment
Kent, Bob and Suzie Hydrogeology Field Endowment
Killam, Radcliffe, Field Geology Endowment
Layman, Rosa and Thomas, Field Experience Fund
Leach, Kathy and Richard, Field Experience Endowment
Longacre Endowment for Geosciences
Looney, Susi and R. Michael Field Experience Endowment
Lowe, Howard R., Vertebrate Paleontology Endowment
McQueen Field Experience Endowment
Mills, Steven Field Experience Fund
Muehlberger, William R., Field Geology Scholarship Fund
Nelson, Carol B. and W. Edward, Field Camp Experience Endowment
Nienaber, James H. and Evelyn P. Field Experience Fund
Northwind Exploration Field Experience Endowment
Pace, Woody, Field Geology Fund
Petty, Scott Jr. Endowed Director’s Chair for the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
Petty, Scott, Marine Geology and Geophysics Fund
Pipkin Field Geology Endowment
Pitts, Carol and Jerry, Field Experience Fund
Plains Exploration and Production Company Field Experience Endowment
Quarles Van Ufford UTIG Field Endowment
Slayback, Judy and Russ, Fund for Hydrogeologic Field Experiences
Thayer, David S., Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ver Hoeve, Mark W. and Janice Alsop Field Endowment
Wagner Field Geology Fund
Watson, John E., Field Experience Endowment
Weiner, Katherine Hubby, and Stephen P. Weiner Endowed Scholarship
Yager, Charles E., Undergraduate Field Scholarship Fund
Zinn, Robert and Edith Field Scholarship Endowment


Brundrett, Jesse and Ina, GeoFORCE Texas Fund
Darwin Family GeoFORCE Texas Fund
Friends of GeoFORCE Endowment in Honor of Doug Ratcliff
GeoFORCE Texas Fund
Jeffers, John D. and Mary E. Edridge GeoFORCE Endowed Excellence Fund
Students Raising Students GeoFORCE Endowment



Barrow Periodical Fund
Chernoff Family Library Fund for Geophysics and Earth System Sensing
Climate Studies Library Fund
Hydrogeology Library Fund
Langston, Wann Library Endowment
Michael A. Wiley Hydrogeology Library Fund
Tobin International Geological Map Collection Fund
Trombatore, Dennis Excellence Fund for the Walter Geology Library
Walter, Joseph C. Jr. and Elizabeth C., Geology Library Fund
Wendlandt, E.A., Fund
Whitney, F.L., Memorial Book Fund



Arctur, David K. Endowment for the Digital Preservation of Geoscience Collections
Backus, Milo M., Endowed Fund in Exploration Geophysics
Barron, E.M., Endowment Fund
Buffler Postdoctoral Fellowship
Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) Research Endowment Fund
Bybee, Hal P., Memorial Fund
Carlson, William D. Undergraduate Research Program Fund
Carsey, J. Ben Sr., Special Maintenance Fund
Clabaugh, Stephen E. Geoheritage Fund
Clabaugh, S.E. and Patricia S., Fund in Geology Research
Coffin, George Benjamin Memorial Endowment
Collins, Hubert, Endowment for the Bureau of Economic Geology
Crawford, Carol and Weyman Internship Endowment
Dawson, L. Decker, Fund in Exploration Geophysics
Dingus, Mary Anne and Bill, Climate and Environmental Sciences Excellence Fund
Dino Pit, Endowment for Excellence in Educational Programs
Ellison, Samuel P. Jr., Fund
Energy and Mineral Resources Fund
Environmental Science Institute Endowed Fund for Excellence
Fisher, William L. Research Excellence Endowment
Fred Bullard Student Research Fund
Gibson, Fred M. Undergraduate Research Endowment
Gondwanaland-a-Job Career Service Fund
Greenberg, Claire and Joe Energy and Earth Resources Endowment
Holland Family Student Center Fund
Institute for Geophysics Excellence Fund
Institute for Geophysics Research Excellence Endowment
Jackson School Haertlein Technology and Innovation Fund
Jackson School of Geosciences International Rock Collections Endowment (other)
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G. Equipment and Maintenance Fund
Jackson, John A. and Katherine G., Exploration Geophysics Fund
Jones, Leon and Leroy ESI Endowment for Water Studies and Community Engagement
Langston, J. Donald, Special Operations Fund
Langston, Wann and Marietta, Research Fund in Vertebrate Paleontology
Larsen, Jack K.,-Mesa Petroleum Company Fund in Sedimentary Geology
Maxwell, Arthur E. Memorial Fund
Martineau, David and Alicia Environmental Science Institute Endowment Fund for Excellence
Mayfield, Jack H. Jr., Fund for Excellence in the Geological Sciences
Michael A. Wiley Excellence Fund for Hydrogeology
Mills, Steven and Joan Mills Undergraduate Research Endowment
Molineux, Ann Excellence Fund for Student Research and Curation
Oualline, Judd H., Endowment Fund
Owen, Ed., – Geo. Coates Fund
Patterson, James C., Fund for Excellence in the Geophysical Sciences
Petty, O. Scott, Geophysical Fund
Petty, Scott and Eleanor Coastal Research Vessel Maintenance Fund
Pew Family Rainmaker Award
Pew, Terry and Elliott Endowed Fund for Research in the Geosciences
Rapid Response Fund
Reeve, Scott C. Excellence Fund for the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory
Regan Family Fund for ESI
Sabins, Jr., Floyd Endowment for Remote Sensing
Sellards, Elias, Writer in Residence Fund
Sigman, David D., Environmental Science Institute Endowment Fund for Excellence
Stoneburner, Roger W. Family Innovation Fund
Structural Geology and Tectonics Fund
Swenumson-Baker Geophysics Excellence Fund
TexNet Infrastructure and Operations Endowment
The Endowment for the Support of the Outdoor Learning Center
Tinker Family Bureau Employee of the Year Endowment
Vargas, Glenn and Martha, Endowment for Gems and Gem Minerals Instruction
Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory Endowment Fund
Welborn, Pam and Rom Environmental Science Institute Endowment Fund for Excellence
Wilson, John A., Excellence Fund for the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory
Writer-in-Residence Endowment
Young, Keith and Ann, Endowed Fund for the Curation of Non-Vertebrate Collections