Celebrating Excellence in Science
Through the generosity of the Cockrell Foundation, The Houston Museum of Natural Science is proud to offer the Evelyn Frensley Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Science or Mathematics.
Last year’s Excellence in Science or Mathematics Awards and Scholarships were presented to the winners at a special luncheon held at the museum on November 13, 2012. The recipients and guests at the luncheon were treated to keynote speaker Dr. Scott Tinker, Director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at the University of Texas at Austin.
The winners of the 2012 Evelyn Frensley Scholarships for Outstanding Achievement in Science or Mathematics are:
Cypress Lakes High School
Carl Wunsche Sr. High School
The winners of the 2012 Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Awards are:
Northbrook High School
2013 Student Awards
Two annual awards of $2,000 go to two high school juniors in Harris County. Of special interest to the Museum review committee is a description of plans for college and future career and a description of projects or activities that demonstrate ability and interest in science or mathematics.
To nominate a student, please fill out the 2013 Student Scholarship Form.
Please note: only one student nomination per school. The deadline for all submissions is April 26, 2013.
2013 Educator Awards
In recognition of the fine educators of Houston we also offer the Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Award. This award of $2,000 will go to one K-5th grade science or math teacher, and one 6th-12th grade science or math teacher who demonstrates significant ability and dedication to teaching in either discipline in Harris County.
You may nominate an outstanding teacher by filling out the 2013 Teaching Award Form.
The deadline for all submissions is April 26, 2013.
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