Hi-plains gem and mineral society endowed scholarship

Background and Historical Information

The Hi-Plains Gem and Mineral Society is a nonprofit organization. Regular meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month, except September and December, in the Moody Science building on the campus of Wayland Baptist University. Visitors are always welcome.Show date: Last weekend of February.

The purpose of this society shall be: (1) to bring about a closer association of those persons interested in the earth sciences and lapidary arts, (2) to increase and disseminate knowledge about rocks, fossils, minerals, and other geological materials, (3) to encourage study of rocks, minerals, fossils, artifacts, collecting and lapidary works, and (4) to conduct meetings, lectures, displays, and field trips.


Scholarship Administration

Recipients of the scholarship shall be:

1. Science Major

2. 3.00 grade point average or better

3. consider student's financial need

Other stipulations desired by the donor(s)

1. Science department Chairman to choose student.

2. Inform incumbent President of Hi-Plains Gem and Mineral Society name of student chosen.

Contribution Information

All donations to the Hi-Plains Gem and Mineral Endowed Scholarship fund are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  If your employer has a fund-matching program for charitable donations, please take advantage of that program if applicable.  Please mail contributions to:

Wayland Baptist University

Development Office

1900 W 7th St CMB 1295

Plainview, TX  79072-9984

You may also contact Dr. William Hahn for more information regarding contributions to this scholarship fund.