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TLRA Scholarships

The TLRA Scholarship offers financial assistance for eligible high school graduates pursuing higher education in Texas.

Texas Lineman’s Rodeo Association Scholarship

The TLRA Scholarship is a program that offers financial assistance to eligible high school graduates who wish to pursue a college education in Texas. The scholarship fund has a total of up to $10,000, with an additional special scholarship of $2,000 for those enrolling in a lineman trade school. To be eligible, the applicant’s parents or legal guardians must have participated in TLRA events since 2005, and recipients must provide proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited Texas college, university, or trade school. Recipients will be notified by May 24, 2024, and the TLRA Board of Directors will select the recipients. The scholarship is designed to help students pursue their academic and career goals while honoring the contributions of TLRA participants.

Past TLRA Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship Guidelines

The TLRA Board of Directors has approved a total of up to $10,000 in scholarships, to be awarded to current 2024 eligible high school graduates and one (1) special scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to be awarded to an eligible high school graduate enrolling in a lineman trade school (lineman’s college). 

Applicant’s parents or legal guardians must have been a participant (Journeyman team member/ Apprentice), Judge, TLRA Advisory Board Member, Volunteer, BBQ Team member, Vendor or Sponsor at the Texas Lineman’s Rodeo since 2005. Proof of participation must be documented by the TLRA. 

Proof of full-time enrollment (12hours) in an accredited Texas college, university or trade school must be provided to the TLRA. Proof must be sent to the TLRA within 90 days of the start of the Fall 2024 semester for payment. 

Check will be made payable to the student and parent and/or legal guardian. Proof of legal guardianship may be required. Copy of birth certificate may be required. 

Recipients will be notified by May 24, 2024, and then a complete list of recipients will be posted on the TLRA website. 

Selection of recipients shall be made by the TLRA Board of Directors. 

Dependents of the TLRA Board of Directors shall not be eligible for this Scholarship. 

In all cases, the Texas Lineman’s Rodeo Association, Inc. will have the final decision on the awarding of each scholarship, and, if for any reason an applicant is found to be ineligible by the TLRA, the scholarship shall not be awarded. 

Applications and all requested documents for the Scholarship must be submitted no later than April 26, 2024. 

Fill out application online below.