Texas Tech University

Kelsey Lauren Kidd Memorial Scholarship

Kelsey Kidd

Entering Texas Tech freshmen who are graduates of Lake Highlands High School in Dallas are eligible for the Kelsey Lauren Kidd Memorial Scholarship. A 2001 graduate of Lake Highlands High School, Kelsey was killed in an automobile accident June, 18, 2005, and the family has established the scholarship in her memory.

Applicants must have earned a 3.0 minimum GPA at Lake Highlands High School, meet all admission requirements of Texas Tech University, as well as the academic requirements appropriate to the scholarship guidelines for their stated major. Recipients must be attending Texas Tech on a full-time basis during the effective time of the scholarship.

Preference will be given to students with an expressed interest in pursuing a major in Media & Communication. However, if there are no qualified applicants in Media & Communication, the College of Media & Communication will make the scholarship available to qualified Lake Highlands High School applicants pursuing degrees in other programs at Texas Tech. Demonstrated financial need will be considered.

Scholarship applicants must apply for scholarships at www.applytexas.org/adappc/commonapp.WBX. Applicants will be required to create a user name and password and will need to apply for admission before completing the scholarship application. The scholarship deadline is Feb. 1. The scholarship will be a minimum of $3,000.