Membership in the Black Faculty and Staff Association (BFSA) is open to all faculty members and staff employed at least 20 hours at The University of Texas at Austin, regardless of religion, age, race or color, martial status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

Please click here to fill out the BFSA Membership form. Forms can be sent via email to the BFSA Treasurer at

Membership Dues & Scholarship

Dues for membership in BFSA are $20 per year, and members are encouraged to contribute at least an additional $10 to the Dr. James L. Hill Scholarship Fund.

Online Payments

We encourage direct gifts to the BFSA to support our programming and efforts to improve campus climate at UT. You can make a direct gift to BFSA online at  including the information below.

  • Gift area: Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
  • Sub group:  Black Faculty Staff Association

The scholarship can be supported in three ways:

  1.  Make check payable to Texas Exes and forward to BFSA treasurer
  2.  Make a gift through the Texas Exes online giving page following the information below
    • “Give to Scholarships”
    • Input donation amount
    • Choose either “One-time” or “Monthly”
    • Choose “Select Scholarship from List”
    • Search scholarship by ” James Hill”
    • Select ” James L Hill Endowed Challenge Grant Scholarship”
    • Proceed to payment
  3. Use  and select “Texas Exes as the gift area and “James L. Hill Scholarship” as the sub area. Please forward a copy of your online gift donation receipt to the BFSA treasurer. What suggestions would you like BFSA to consider for the academic year (ideas, programs, professional development)?