Father and son endow civil engineering scholarship

William J. and William R. Winkelmann have established the William J. ’73 and William R. ’09 Winkelmann Endowed Scholarship with their gift to the Texas A&M Foundation. Funds from this endowment will provide scholarships to undergraduate students in civil engineering.

William J. “Bill” Winkelmann earned his bachelor’s in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 1973. His son, William R. Winkelmann, graduated from Texas A&M in 2009 with a degree in ocean engineering, a degree program in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering.

Bill and his wife Diane have been active supporters of the Texas A&M Foundation and the Association of Former Students for the last 35 years.