Current Named Endowments


Tio & Janell Kleberg Wildlife Research Park Endowment


Fred C. Bryant Director’s Infrastructure Endowment




Richard M. Kleberg, Jr. Center for Quail Research




Stuart W. Stedman Chair for White-tailed Deer Research - Dr. Michael Cherry


Meadows Professorship in Semi-arid Land Ecology - Dr. Evan P. Tanner


Leroy G. Denman, Jr. Endowed Director of Wildlife Research - Dr. David G. Hewitt


C. C. (Charlie) Winn Endowed Chair for Quail Research - Dr. Leonard Brennan


Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Endowed Chair for Quail Research - Dr. Fidel Hernandez


C. Berdon and Rolanette Lawrence Endowed Chair in Waterfowl Research - Dr. Bart Ballard


Dan L Duncan Endowed Director of South Texas Natives and Texas Native Seeds – Dr. Anthony Falk


Frank Daniel Yturria Endowed Chair for Wild Cat Studies - Dr. Michael E. Tewes


Frances and Peter Swenson Chair in Rangeland Restoration Research - Dr. David Wester

(Swenson Fellowship matched by the Estate of Nadine Arrington)




Sam Walton Fellowship in Quail Research


Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation Endowed Fellowship in Quail Research


Elliot B. and Adelle Bottom Fellowship in Quail Research


Walter Fondren, III Fellowship in Shorebird and Wading Bird Research


Betty and George Coates Fellowship in Habitat Enhancement Research


Jess Y. Womack, II Fellowship in Wetlands and Wetland Bird Research


Boone and Crockett Club Fellowship in Ungulate Research


Hixon Fellowships in Deer, Quail, and Range Restoration Research (3)


Kenneth E. Leonard Fellowship for Livestock-Wildlife Research


Stuart W. Stedman-Faith Ranch Fellowships in Deer Research (2)


Mike and Mary Terry Family Endowed Fellowship for Habitat Research


Coates-Kelso Graduate Fellowship for Conservation and Management of White-tailed Deer


Phil and Karen Starr Hunke Fellowship in Wild Cat Research




T. Dan Friedkin Endowment for White-tailed Deer Research


Brittingham Conservation Foundation Endowment for White-tailed Deer Research


F. Peter Zoch, III Fund for Research in Habitat Enhancement


Frank and Mary Grace Horlock Endowment for Wildlife Research


Richard M. Kleberg, Sr. Fund for Native Plant Development & Habitat Restoration


Linda and Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. Endowment for Waterfowl Research


Stuart W. Stedman Endowment for White-tailed Deer Research


Ann and Henry R. Hamman Fund for Wildlife Research


Buddy and Ellen Temple Endowment for Native Plant Research


Tim and Karen Hixon Fund for Wild Cat Research


Tom C. Frost Endowed Fund for Rio Grande Turkey Research


Daphne and Ben Vaughan III Endowment for Birds of Prey, Songbirds, Shorebirds and Habitat Research 


David Killam Fund for Wildlife Research


Allison and Bryan Wagner Director’s Excellence Fund


Doris and Terry Looper Endowed Fund for Wildlife Research


Edward E. Whitacre, Jr. Endowed Fund for Wildlife Research


Neal P. King Memorial/Las Islas Endowment for Habitat Research


Grady Cage Memorial Fund for Quail Research


Ellen B. Randall Fund for Wildlife Research


Ann and A.C. Jones, IV Fund for Invasive Grasses Research


The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation Endowed Fund for Wildlife Molecular Genetics Research


Tio Kleberg Endowment for Applied Wildlife Research


Charles A. DeYoung Endowed Fund for White-tailed Deer Research


Leonard Family Endowed Fund for Wildlife Habitat Research


Leonard Family Endowed Fund for White-tailed Deer Research


Stacy and Chad Auler Fund for Wildlife Research


Nancy Lee and Perry Bass Memorial Endowment for Bobwhite Quail Research


Mesteña Endowed Fund for Quail Research


Helen and Curtis Pinnell Endowed Fund for Shorebird and Waterbird Research


Frances and James A. McAllen Endowed Fund for Wildlife Research


Angie and Billy Lemmons Endowment for Wildlife Research


Vannie E. Cook Endowment for Wildlife Research


Stanton Bell Endowment for Wildlife Research


Holt-Atherton Memorial Fund for Wildlife Research and Education


The Morton Cohn Family Endowment for Quail Research 


Benjamin Franklin Pitman, III Endowment for Wildlife Research


Celia & Cornelius Dupre Program in Wildlife Education


Laurie & Duane Leach Avian Research Endowment


Meredith Long Wildlife Internship Program


William E. Watt, II Memorial Fund for Quail Research 


James R. & Alinda H. Wikert Endowment for Quail Research


Isabel B. and Wallace S. Wilson Endowment for Quail Research


The Robert and Laura Underbrink Endowment for Quail Research




David W. Killam Distinguished Lectureship in Deer Research and Management




Robert and Rebecca Palmer Scholarship Fund


A.E. Leonard Undergraduate Scholarship in Wildlife Conservation


Phillip M. Plant Endowment for Graduate Scholarships in Wildlife Research


Alec D. Ritzell Memorial Fund for Wildlife Research and Education