We work to support our Texas Rangers by providing scholarships to the children of active duty Rangers. The scholarship program was established in 1988 to defray the burden of costs associated with higher education. Presently an average of 50 students attending a college, university or accredited trade school receive a Texas Ranger Association Foundation (TRAF) scholarship each year. Each fulltime student receives $4,000 per year. Since 1988, TRAF has awarded over $1.6 million in scholarships. In the Fall of 2017, TRAF provided an all-time high of 55 scholarships totaling $220,000 - easing the burden on Texas Ranger families across the state.