Texas Tech University

Doctoral Fellowships

Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowships

These awards are designed to increase the completion rate of Ph.D. students and to enhance recruitment of new students. Recipients must be advanced to candidacy for the Ph.D. and expect to complete their dissertation during the year of their fellowship. Support will be available for up to 12 months to enable students to dedicate their time exclusively to dissertation research. The stipend level will be the equivalent of their current assistantship stipend, and it may be augmented from other sources.

Students may not apply for this fellowship - they must be nominated. Nominations must come from faculty and must include contributions from the major advisor and an endorsement from the department/program.  

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Process: Students may not apply for this fellowship - they must be nominated. Nominations must come from faculty and must include contributions from the major advisor and an endorsement from the department/program. Funds previously used to support the Doctoral Dissertation Completion fellow must be used to recruit a new student; the name of the newly recruited student must be provided to the Graduate School.

Timetable for nomination cycle:
Online nomination opens November 15
Deadline for nominations is February 15
Awardees notified by March 15
Deadline for department/program to submit name of the newly recruited student is April 15

Nomination Requirements:

  • GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • CV/Resume
  • Transcripts - from student's current and immediate prior degree program. Official copies are not required.
  • Personal Statement
  • Research Statement
  • Research Milestones - GANTT Chart
  • Advisor Recommendation and CV
  • Expected Graduation Date - must fall within the 2018-2019 funding period


Questions: gradfellowships@ttu.edu

Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Fellowships

Administration Building 328
P.O. Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Phone 806.742.2787

More Information

To find out more information about Graduate School scholarships and fellowships, email gradfellowships@ttu.edu