Every year, the Texas Tech Alumni Association awards hundreds of scholarships funded by alumni contributions. These scholarships are awarded to deserving current undergraduate and graduate students as well as incoming freshmen, incoming graduate and transfer students. TTAA scholarships are awarded based on a variety of factors including ethnicity, academic merit and financial need.
Texas Tech Alumni Association awarded more than $130,000 in scholarships for the 2012-2013 academic year. Read more.
Applications for 2013
We will begin accepting scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year beginning Dec. 21, 2012. The deadline for applications has been extended to April 15, 2013.
Before you begin:
You may only complete the application process ONLY ONCE. You must continue through each section of the application and click "submit." You will receive a confirmation email upon successful submission. It is not possible to save your information and complete it at another time. Please wait until you have all application materials ready to go before beginning the process.
- First-time freshman must provide ACT/SAT scores, high school and class rank information and GPA.
- Transfer or current Texas Tech students must provide their most recent GPA
- You must disclose any other financial aid you have been awarded.
You must answer three essay questions with a suggested word count of 350-500 words each.
- What is your reason for choosing Texas Tech?
- What are your goals, interests and hobbies?
- What are your extracurricular activities including honors, organizations, positions held, involvement and community service?
An optional section includes the question “Are there any special circumstances you would like the committee to be aware of when making its decision?”
You must provide official high school or college transcripts; you can upload them electronically or mail them. Your application will not be processed until your transcript has been received.
You may upload or mail up to three recommendations from unrelated persons who know you well. These people may include but are not limited to a teacher, principal, adviser, pastor, employer or community leader.
Texas Tech Alumni Association
ATTN: Scholarship Application for (Your Name)
McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center
PO Box 45001
Lubbock, TX 79409-5001
Ready to go? Apply now. Good luck!
TTAA Chapter Scholarships:
One of the most worthwhile endeavors of local chapters of the Texas Tech Alumni Association is the awarding of academic scholarships. You must be an incoming freshman or transfer student to qualify for Chapter Scholarships. The awards are based on hometown, academic achievement, honors, activities, and to some degree, financial need. (All applications will be reviewed based on geographic information to determine which chapter is applicable.)
- Central Texas (Brownwood)
- Collin County
- Comal County
- Concho Valley/San Angelo
- Cooke County
- El Paso
- Ft. Worth
- High Plains
- Highland Lakes (Marble Falls area)
- Hill Country
- North East Tarrant County
- OK City
- Rolling Plains
- San Antonio
- Swisher/Castro Counties
- The Lakes (Graham area)
- Wichita Falls
Black Alumni Council Scholarship:
This scholarship is selected by the Lubbock Chapter of the Black Alumni Council. Selection is based on academic merit as well as financial need . Open to all students of color and incoming freshmen or transfer students; current or graduate students .
TTAA Minority Scholarship:
This scholarship is awarded to deserving minority or underrepresented students or designated groups. Must have a 2.5 to apply. Open to incoming freshmen or transfer students; current or graduate students. Selected by an appointed committee of alumni.
Dalton L. and Minnie R. James Scholarship:
Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be a US Citizen and a graduate of one of the high schools listed below:
- Community High School, Nevada
- DeSoto High School
- Lorenzo High School
- Shallowater High School
- Whiteface High School
- New Deal High School