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Texas A&M-San Antonio Foundation receives scholarships
SAN ANTONIO -- The Texas A&M San Antonio Foundation is excited to announce a scholarship award for $50,000 from first-time donors, the San Antonio chapter of the American Petroleum Institute (API). The scholarship aligns with a major initiative of Texas A&M University-San Antonio in support of the study of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields. The initiative will produce skilled graduates in the oil and gas industry in South Texas, supporting the high demand such as that created by the Eagle Ford shale.
The scholarship award was presented to members of the Texas A&M San Antonio Foundation Board by Mark Franki, chairman of the board of directors for API San Antonio Chapter Inc., at a special ceremony at the Texas A&M University-San Antonio Main Campus on June 27.
The API San Antonio Chapter Inc. is a local chapter of the national trade association of the American Petroleum Institute. The API represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry, and supports a strong, viable oil and natural gas industry through advocacy, research, statistics, standards, certification, and education.
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