Texas Tech University

Recruitment Fellowships

The Texas Tech University Presidential Graduate Fellowship

The Presidential Fellowships are the most prestigious graduate fellowship offered by Texas Tech University and are aimed at attracting the highest quality doctoral applicants. Awards will be up to $34,000/yr for 3 yrs, contingent upon satisfactory academic progress (plus tuition and a $2,000/yr research/travel allowance). Programs receiving awards must guarantee continued support at the Presidential Fellowship level for up to two additional years.  Students do not apply for these fellowships; awards are made through a department/program nomination process. 

To view 2017-2018 recipients, click here.

The nomination form for the 2018-2019 academic year is closed.

Deadlines for the 2019-2020 academic year

Online nomination opens: November 15, 2018
Deadline for nominations: February 1, 2019
Awards announced: March 1, 2019
Acceptance of award by student deadline: April 15, 2019

Recruitment Fellowships

These awards provide supplements to department stipends in order to make competitive offers to top applicants. Typically, the fellowships are $4,000/yr for four years for Ph.D. students and $4,000/yr for two years for master's students. Students do not apply for these fellowships.

The Graduate School allocates these fellowships each fall semester to college deans for distribution to departments/programs. Contact Donna Rogers for more information.

Timetable: The deadline to submit names of students to whom offers are made to the Graduate School is March 15, 2019.

To view 2017-2018 recipients, click here.

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