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Human Development and Family Studies

Undergraduate Scholarships

The Department of Human Development and Family Studies, in conjunction with the College of Human Sciences, offers a variety of undergraduate scholarships of different amounts. In order for a student to receive a scholarship from Human Development and Family Studies, it is the College of Human Sciences’ requirement that the student completes an undergraduate scholarship application via the university’s scholarship websites and provides additional documentation (see application check list).

How to Apply

For undergraduate applicants, you will be prompted to different options, click on the appropriate application:

You will also see a heading entitled, “Other Scholarships” where students can apply for private or third party scholarships, special scholarships, merit based scholarships, college and departmental scholarships.

Deadlines for Applications

Applications are due every year on February 1 for the following academic year.

General University scholarships are awarded by the Financial Aid Office. Need based awarding begins in early March. It is best for students to submit their FAFSA or renewal FAFSA as soon as they have their family’s tax information.

Application Checklist

In addition to your application, you must have on file at TTU:

Undergraduate Students

Selection of Recipients

Once the General Scholarship Application is completed by the required deadline, the recipients are selected by the Human Development and Family Studies scholarship committee. While evaluation is based on the criteria set for the specific award, most awards subsume: scholarship, excellence, achievement in academic and non-academic areas, leadership, character, seriousness of purpose and/or need. Failure to provide promptly all information requested could result in disqualification of the application. Notification of awards will be mailed to the address on file.

For more information, contact Human Development and Family Studies at (806) 742-3000 ext. 250, or e-mail the Scholarship Coordinator at

Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

Incoming freshmen who meet the merit requirements outlined in this flyer and apply to Texas Tech University (TTU) by April 15 are guaranteed to receive a scholarship within the College of Human Sciences. Scholarships will be awarded past April 15 as available; contact Denise Sanchez for further details. We recommend entering freshmen complete the university application online at to be considered for additional university, college, and department scholarships by February 1; transfer students are encouraged to apply before March 1.

For more information, please view our flyer.