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“I strongly believe that education plays the critical role for success in life. Education enables the best opportunities for personal growth & development, career & professional achievement, income & family secuirty, and success in building satisfying relationships.”

Jack M. Gill

“Life is really simple as far as I’m concerned. There is no luck; you work hard and study things intently. If you do that for long and hard enough, you’re successful.”

Jason Calacanis



The Gill Foundation of Texas supports college scholarships for high-potential students with serious economic needs at select institutions.  Scholarships are available through the following high schools and institutions:

The Horatio Alger Assocation (DC)
Lufkin High School (TX)
Jasper High School (TX)
Berkeley High School (CA)
Palo Alto High School (CA)
Highlands High School (KY)
Harrison County High School (KY)

The Gill Foundation of Texas scholarships, fellowships and faculty support initiatives have been established at the following universities:

Indiana University
Lamar University (TX)
Rice University (TX)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Florida
University of Kentucky
University of Virginia



Linda & Jack Gill with 2011 Horatio Alger Association scholarship winners in Washington, D.C.

The Gill Foundation of Texas • 1330 Post Oak Blvd, Suite 2580 • Houston, Texas 77056 • Phone: 713-355-2944 •