Seventy, four-year, $15,000 college scholarships are awarded each year to eligible students representing the 60 Area Go Texan counties. The 70 scholarships include 10 awards given at-large to students from all the area counties. These scholarships are just a part of the Show’s annual educational commitment , including 70 four-year, $15,000 4–H scholarships; 70 four-year, $15,000 FFA scholarships; 214 four-year, $15,000 Metropolitan scholarships; 10 four-year, $15,000 FCCLA scholarships; 100 four-year, $15,000 Opportunity Scholarships; and 15 four-year, $15,000 School Art scholarships.
Since 1932, the Show has committed more than $250 million in to the youth of Texas.
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is a Section 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to benefiting youth, supporting education and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. The 2010 Show runs March 2–21 at Reliant Park. For more information, visit www.rodeohouston.com.