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.
The deadline for both the 2015 Student Award and the 2015 Teacher Award has been extended until Friday, September 18, 2015.
2015 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 2015 Student Scholarship Form.
Please note: only one student nomination per school. The deadline for all submissions is September 18, 2015.
2015 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 2015 Teaching Award Form.
The deadline for all submissions is September 18, 2015.
The 2014 Excellence in Science or Mathematics Awards and Scholarships were presented to the winners at a special luncheon held at The Junior League of Houston on October 21. The recipients and guests at the luncheon were treated to keynote speaker Dr. Bonnie J. Dunbar, Astronaut, Accomplished Engineer, and Science Educator.
The winners of the 2014 Evelyn Frensley Scholarships for Outstanding Achievement in Science or Mathematics are:
Memorial High School
Michael DeBakey High School for Health Professions
The winners of the 2014 Wilhelmina C. Robertson Excellence in Science or Mathematics Teaching Awards are:
Cypress Lakes High School
Oyster Creek Elementary School
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