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Summer Dissertation/Thesis Research Awards

The Summer Dissertation/Thesis Research Award is available to students in the thesis or dissertation stage of their program who are in good standing, who have filed an official thesis or dissertation topic and research committee chairperson, and who plan to graduate within the coming year. Approximately 50 awards are given each year. Preference will be given to those graduating during the immediate summer and fall semesters.

Contact: gradfellowships@ttu.edu
Deadline:  February of each year
Award Amount: $2,300 per summer, non-renewable (per degree)


Required Documents


Online Application

All scholarship and fellowship applications must be submitted through our online system. Applicants will be notified of award decisions approximately eight weeks after the deadline.


Other Requirements

Recipients must enroll for three hours coursework during the summer session awarded. Recipients will also acknowledge Graduate School support in the thesis or dissertation text.


Technical Information

For technical assistance, send inquiries to:gradfellowships@ttu.edu

Some application materials must be submitted in PDF format. To convert documents to PDF, applicants may use Adobe Acrobat (not Adobe Reader) on the on-campus computers in the library ATLC. Staff at the ATLC are also available to assist students with scanning files to create PDFs.

Admission and Scholarship criteria at Texas Tech University are consistent with Texas House Bill 1641. This bill may be viewed atwww.capitol.state.tx.us.