Louis C. and Jane Gapenski Endowed Fellowship

This fund was established by the Gapenski’s to support fellowships awarded annually to one or more students working under the direction of a Florida Museum of Natural History faculty member.

Support the Gapenski Endowment.

Mary Ross Endowment

This fund was established in 2009 by the estate of Mary Ross to support a scholarship at the Florida Museum of Natural History at the University of Florida.Mary passed away in 2008. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles S. Ross.

Support the Ross Endowment.

Dr. Madelyn M. Lockhart Fellowship Endowment

This fund was established by Dr. Lockhart to supports graduate students, including but not limited to, travel and research support, at the Florida Museum.

Support the Lockhart Endowment.

Austin Award For Graduate Student Excellence in Natural Science Research

The Oliver L. Austin Jr. Award honors long-time Florida Museum of Natural History curator of ornithology, Oliver Austin. The award recognizes a University of Florida graduate student for excellence in research in the natural sciences.

The Austin Award is funded primarily through the Louis C. and Jane Gapenski Endowed Fellowship. Support the Austin Award by making a gift to the Gapenski Endowment.

Bullen Award For Student Excellence In Florida/Circum-Caribbean Anthropology Research

The Ripley P. Bullen Award honors long-time Florida Museum of Natural History curator in archaeology, Ripley Bullen. The award recognizes a University of Florida undergraduate or graduate student for excellence in research in the anthropology of Florida or the Caribbean Basin, including the Caribbean islands, Mexico, Central America, and northern South America.

The Bullen Award is funded primarily through the Louis C. and Jane Gapenski Endowed Fellowship. Support the Bullen Award by making a gift to the Gapenski Endowment.