Archive for Scholarship

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has established an outstanding group to serve as its Advisory Council. Membership on the council is by invitation of the department head and based on leadership, accomplishments, and interest. The current council is made …


Al White and Judith Dietz of Austin have established the Judith Dietz and Al White '86 Scholarship with the Texas A&M Foundation. The endowment will create one or more scholarships for incoming Corps of Cadets students who have a financial need and are pursuing degrees in computer science or com…


Troy and Pamela Toman of San Antonio recently endowed the Pamela and Troy Toman '88 Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering. Their scholarship is focused on assisting an incoming freshman student from Bexar County who is pursuing a degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering…


Donna and Steven D. Leist of Pantego, Texas recently established the Donna '92 and Steven D. Leist '93 Scholarship for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Steven Leist is a President's Endowed scholarship recipient and wanted to award a high achieving stu…


The department would like to congratulate the 2014-2015 American Nuclear Society (ANS) scholarship and fellowship recipients.  Robert Pinkston, Angelo Biseti Memorial Scholarship Award William Sames, Walter Meyer Memorial Scholarship Award Ryan Kelly, Allan F. Henry/Paul A. Greebler Memorial Sc…


On Monday, April 14, the Department of Nuclear Engineering held its annual Awards and Recognition banquet in the Memorial Student Center. The primary purpose of this event is to highlight achievements of students, faculty and staff, and former students.  Over 75 attended, including former student…


Clifford Hart, a graduate student enrolled in the nuclear engineering Master of Science program at Texas A&M, was recently awarded the Roy G. Post scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. With this $2,500 scholarship, Hart will also be given a paid trip to attend the annual Waste Management …


Ryan Kelly, a Ph.D. candidate from Baltimore was recently awarded the Everitt P. Blizard Scholarship, sponsored by the American Nuclear Society (ANS). Kelly is currently pursuing a Ph.D. after completing his bachelor's degree in 2011 and his master's degree in 2013, all in nuclear engineering from …


The Roger J. McNichols ’98 Memorial Scholarship in Biomedical Engineering has been established to honor the memory of the former student. McNichols, who maintained close ties with the department after earning his Ph.D. in 1998, passed away Dec. 3, 2012. Dr. Gerard Coté, head of the Department of B…


Wives, take note! A surefire way to surprise your husband at Christmas is to endow a Texas A&M University scholarship in his name. That’s what one enterprising Aggie spouse did, and now the Jeanne and Michael R. Niklasch ’84 Scholarship for chemical engineering students is well on its way to be…


One of Texas A&M University’s favorite sons has committed a $1 million gift to the school’s engineering program. Alice A. and Erle A. Nye, chairman emeritus of TXU and twice a regent of The Texas A&M University System, have established a legacy gift to support faculty and students through pr…


When Dr. Larry Piper retired from Texas A&M University after three decades as a petroleum engineering educator, Terry Rathert of Magnolia decided on the perfect farewell gift—a four-year scholarship for top freshmen—to honor the outgoing teacher and mentor. Piper learned about the surprise trib…


Kelly L. and William D. “Bill” Von Gonten of Houston have endowed their fourth gift at Texas A&M University – this time a scholarship for high-achieving petroleum engineering students. The couple’s $120,000 gift through the Texas A&M Foundation creates the Kelly and Bill Von Gonten ’87 Scho…


Bobby G. Jones, senior vice president with Houston-based Jones & Carter Inc., and his wife Myra have endowed a scholarship for high-achieving civil engineering upperclassmen at Texas A&M University. The Bobby ’75 and Myra ’74 Jones Endowed Scholarship in Civil Engineering will be awarded th…