Fund

Gratton Simons Endowment

Established by Jean McKinney Gratton and Patrick Gratton, this endowment supports the Patrick J. F. Gratton Scholarship in Earth & Planetary Sciences, and the Katherine G. Simons Scholarship in English. The Patrick J. F. Gratton Scholarship is awarded to biannually to a student demonstrating both academic excellence and financial need, with an interest in natural resource exploration, development or research. The Katherine G. Simons Scholarship in English is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates a superior understanding of and appreciation for the works of William Shakespeare.