Each year, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo awards more than 800 scholarships, and the deadline to apply for this year’s awards is Monday, Feb. 22.
In the fall, the Rodeo committed to award $14.2 million in scholarships, $3.7 million in educational program grants, and $662,000 in graduate assistantships.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship application is completed entirely online. Applicants upload supplemental documents when completing the online application. Then a school official or counselor will complete the second portion of the application online.
In order to qualify, students must:
- Be a U.S. citizen and Texas resident.
- Be a graduating high school senior from an eligible school
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the state of Texas
The scholarships will be awarded at the rodeo’s annual scholarship banquet on July 29, 2021. For more information and to apply, go to the HLSR website.