Enter Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship competition
Texas high school seniors who care about the environment have the chance to win a college scholarship.
The eighth annual Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship, sponsored by the Dow Chemical Co., in partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, is accepting essays through Monday, March 28.
The first-place winner will receive $3,000. The second- and third-place winners will receive $1,000 each. Any high school senior graduating in spring 2011, currently residing and attending school in Texas, is eligible.
The requirements include: a 300- to 350-word essay identifying a litter problem in the student’s school or community and the action he or she took to address it, and a completed Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship application online or by mail.
For the application, mailing address, or further details, visit www.DontMessWithTexas.org.