TEXO Foundation’s College Outreach Committee focuses on building relationships with colleges and universities that have accredited construction programs, including the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Region 5, as well as administering scholarships and grants.

Committee Mission: Encourage, develop, and support educators and the next generation of construction talent in the North Texas construction industry.

Current Committee Chair: Tamara Dawson, Climatec

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Committee-Led Initiatives

Student Scholarships

TEXO Foundation raises funds to support the construction industry through the generous support of our TEXO members. Our goal is that, through university support via scholarships and grants, high quality employees will be attracted to the Dallas/Fort Worth construction market. In the past 5 years, TEXO Foundation has distributed over $130,000 in student scholarships.

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TEXO Foundation | ASC Region 5 Student Competition

Each year, university students in construction programs travel to DFW to showcase their skills and connect with TEXO member companies about career opportunities. Students participate in 3 divisions: commercial, design-build, and heavy civil. Teams are challenged with quick turn-around bid proposals and in-person presentations.

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University Grants

TEXO Foundations supports regional universities through grants funded by our generous TEXO members in order to help them educate the next generation of construction professionals. Universities with construction management programs can apply for our grants on an annual basis. In the past 5 years, TEXO Foundation has distributed over $65,000 in university grants.

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Partner Universities

John Brown University

Lamar University

Louisiana Tech University

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University – Institute of Technology, Okmulgee

Tarleton State University

Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University – Commerce

Texas State University

Texas Tech University

University of Arkansas – Little Rock

University of Houston

University of Louisiana at Monroe

University of North Texas

University of Oklahoma

University of Texas at Arlington

University of Texas at San Antonio

University of Texas at Tyler

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