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Applying for Scholarships

The Whitacre College of Engineering offers a number of externally funded scholarships.

Once a student applies, he/she is matched to the scholarship for which he/she qualifies. The general scholarship application covers all scholarships — students do not apply for individual scholarships.

Scholarship Information

College Requirements

Students must:

  1. Enroll as a full-time student (minimum 12 hours) in accordance with the student's engineering degree plan.
  2. Maintain a 3.25 GPA or higher.
  3. Write a letter of appreciation to the donor (see the Engineering Opportunities Center for more details).
  4. Attend a Donor Appreciation breakfast to be held on the Texas Tech Homecoming weekend.

College scholarships are awarded for one year only and students must reapply each year.

Awarding Method

Scholarships are awarded by the following criteria

  1. Merit.
  2. Financial need as determined by the FAFSA.
  3. Individual scholarship requirements.

Departmental Requirements

Students must:

  1. Enroll as a full-time student (minimum 12 hours) in accordance with the student's engineering degree plan.
  2. Meet department-specific scholarship requirements.

Deadline for Applications

  • February 1 of each year.
    (This date does not change, even if February 1 falls on a weekend.)

Contact Information

For more information on scholarships, contact:

Jamie Perez
Assistant Director – Engineering Opportunities Center
Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Box 43103, Engineering Suite 100
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103
T 806.742.3451
F 806.742.3493
jamie.l.perez@ttu.edu

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