Giving to the Department

Thank you for your interest in our students, faculty and staff. We constantly strive to enhance the educational experiences of our Bioenvironmental Sciences undergraduate and our Plant Pathology and Microbiology graduate students.

Our strength is our people. Our faculty represent a wide range of expertise that addresses issues of importance at the local, state, national, and international levels. Our ultimate goal is the improvement of quality of life, a safe environment and safe food production. Your gift to the department is critical to ensure that our traditions of excellence in teaching, research and Extension programs continue to improve and serve the needs of society.

How do I give?

Give online: Bioenvironmental Sciences Endowed Excellence Fund

You can also make checks available to the Texas A&M Foundation. Please note the fund to which the donation should be made.

– Bioenvironmental Sciences Endowed Excellence Fund
– Bioenvironmental Undergraduate Scholarship Fund
– Plant Pathology and Microbiology Graduate Scholarship Fund
– Plant Disease Diagnostician Education Scholarship Fund

For more information about giving to our department, contact:

Jansen Merrill portrait

Jansen Merrill
Assistant Director of Development

New Naming Opportunities/Gift Amounts:

Undergraduate Student Enhancement Fund: $25,000+
Awarded to eligible new and current students for enhancing support of their educational goals.

Faculty Fellowship$100,000+
Support for faculty members who excel in teaching, research and/or Extension

Graduate Student Enhancement/Fellowship: $300,000+
Academic award for outstanding graduate students.

Professorship: $500,000+
A long-term award for top professors

Endowed Faculty Chair: $1,000,000+
An award for a faculty member’s sustained excellence in an academic field

Other Giving Opportunities
The giving levels listed above apply to the creation of new, named endowments. The Texas A&M Foundation gratefully accepts all levels of gifts made to pre-existing endowments or fund


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