Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship

The Don’t mess with Texas Scholarship recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who take leadership roles in preventing litter in their schools and communities. The scholarship is sponsored by Forestar and presented by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful.


Any high school senior planning to attend an accredited Texas college or university next year and currently attending public, private, or home school may apply. One $6,000 scholarship and two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded this spring to students planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited university or college in Texas.

Student essays should describe creative and/or sustainable solutions to prevent litter,encourage anti-littering behaviors, and build awareness of the Don’t mess with Texas initiative.


For information about the scholarship and application process, visit our website.

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