Awards and Grants

Student Awards

Research prizes for graduate and undergraduate students for topics related to the Center and its mission.  One prize already in place is the Dr. Andrew J and Betty H Johnson Editor’s Prize for the best paper on the history of Southeast Texas and the Gulf region, managed by the editor of the The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record, now housed in the History Department. Other multi-disciplinary awards will be established.  In addition, awards will be given through the Office of Undergraduate Research (O.U.R.).

Sixth Annual Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities Expo Awards, April 30, 2019

First Place, $300: Holly Westbrook - Poetry- "Gulf Water Family Roots"

Second Place, $200: Afsana Islam - Poster - "STDs in Port Arthur, Texas"

Third Place, $100: Andrea Bru - Poetry - "From Boremont to Beaumont" 

HASBSEB Conference, November 17, 2018

First Place:  Vanessa Jean, "How Americans View Air Pollution" 

Second Place: Lindsey Johnson, "Do State Play a Role in Children's Food Choices?"

Third Place: Kaitlyn Medley "To Vape or Not to Vape?"