Scholarships

Rodeo Austin works year-round to raise funds for the Scholarship Program. Since the inception of the program in 1981, Rodeo Austin has awarded $7.5 million in college scholarships.

The organization partners with Texas colleges and universities, as well as 4-H and FFA Foundations, to provide scholarships for deserving Texas students. As one of central Texas’ largest non-profit scholarship providers, Rodeo Austin currently sponsors more than 100 students actively pursuring their education with a Rodeo Austin Scholarship.

Scholarship Facts

- Scholarships range in value from $4,000 to $16,000, averaging more than $15,000 per student.

- Recipients come from all walks of life and may pursue any degree plan at a Texas college or university.

- A majority of recipients come from urban or suburban backgrounds.

- Students are enrolled in 50+ majors at 20 different Texas colleges or universities.

- 61% come from a household income of $75,000 or less

- 90 cents of every dollar spent at Rodeo Austin goes towards the mission Promoting Youth Education - Preserving Western Heritage.