GARA 2020 Scholarships

UPDATE: GARA Scholarship Application Criteria DEADLINE Extended

The Greater Austin Restaurant Association (GARA) is honored to award two (2) $5,000 scholarships to the highest qualified ProStart High School student and a $5,000 scholarship to the highest qualified student that is eligible in the General Schlorship category. Please read the qualifications listed below prior to completing either application. Checks to the awardee(s) will be made payable to the enrolled university or college. If no qualified applications are received, no scholarships will be awarded. Awardees will be contacted by phone.

The deadline for submission is June 8, 2020.


  • Applicant must be affiliated with a current TRA restaurant or Allied member
  • TRA member must be located in one of the following counties: 
    • Bastrop
    • Blanco
    • Burnet
    • Caldwell
    • Fayette
    • Hays
    • Lee
    • Llano
    • Travis
    • Williamson