Don't Mess with Texas Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • Contact
  • Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing
  • Address
  • 200 South Congress Avenue
  • Email Address
  • Application Deadline
  • April 4, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 3
  • Maximum Amount
  • $6,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Don't mess with Texas® Scholarship Contest recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken leadership roles to prevent litter in their schools and/or communities to build awareness of the Don’t mess with Texas initiative. One $6,000 grand prize scholarship and two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded in May 2015. Any high school senior currently attending public, private, or home school in Texas and planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at an accredited Texas college or university next year may apply. Both digital and mailed applications will be accepted and will be judged based on student essays detailing creative solutions to litter problems. Applications must be received by online submission or postmarked by April 4th, Midnight (CST).

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