MVP Scholarships

Texas Tech University awards scholarships to veterans and dependents each year based upon available funding.

The application deadline for Fall 2015 and Spring 2015 is July 31, 2015

Information regarding each scholarship, requirements, application and application process as well as selection process is outlined within each link below:

Arthur J. Achenbach Memorial Scholarship for Veterans

Arthur (Art) Achenbach was born in Jamaica, NY on September 1, 1926. He joined the USMC at the age of 17 and served in the Pacific Theater in World War II. He was one of three survivors of his original company. In 1951, he was trained to become one of J. Edgar Hoover’s Special Agents of the FBI. He served as a Special Agent for 20 years. Art Achenbach served his nation and family with pride and humility. His family has established this scholarship to assist others who have so bravely served their nation.

Texas Tech University awards the Arthur J. Achenbach Memorial Scholarship annually. The nonrenewable scholarship is for $1,000 awarded in the fall semester for incoming student veterans who are entering Texas Tech University as a freshman or transfer student. The application deadline is July 31st and the awarded student is notified in September.

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MVP Veteran Scholarship

Texas Tech University awards the MVP Veteran Scholarship annually based upon available funding. The nonrenewable scholarship is for $1,000 awarded in for the academic year.

Student veterans who are enrolled as full-time undergraduate students are eligible. The application deadline is July 31st. Two Recipients will be named and contacted each September.

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Pat Gilliam Dependent Scholarship Application

Named to honor the memory of former Military & Veterans Programs Unit Coordinator, Patricia “Pat” Gilliam, who passed away in January, 2015. She was a dedicated military spouse whose passion was to help veterans and their family members to achieve their educational goals.

Texas Tech University awards the Patricia “Pat” Gilliam Family Member Scholarship annually based upon available funding. The nonrenewable scholarship is for $500 awarded for the academic year. Children and Spouses of veterans who are enrolled as fulltime undergraduate students are eligible. The application deadline is July 31st. Two Recipients will be named and contacted each September.

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