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Schoalrships for Undergradute Study

The first step toward undergraduate scholarship money is identifying programs that are open for application.  Some scholarship money actually goes out to high-school and middle-school students, so it is never too early to be proactive about securing educational aid.

Working with All Students Across Campus

Our doors are open to all students who are interested in merit-based scholarships. We work with undergraduate and graduate students at all levels and in all fields. Texas Tech students are excellent candidates for these awards and we want to discuss your options with you! Come to a workshop or call to make an appointment today.

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Refine Your Search

As you lay out your educational path for the future, the scholarships to target will begin to stand out.  Answer questions like these to refine your scholarship search: Are you going for a bachelor’s degree, or is an associate’s program better-suited to your career goals?  Are you attending an in-state college?  What is your major?

Scholarships for undergrads are open to many different student groups.  Follow application instructions precisely, and be aware of filing deadlines and special eligibility requirements.

Here are a few of the National Scholarships offered to undergraduate students:

 

Gates-Cambridge

Goldwater

Udall Marshall

Gates-Cambridge

www.gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk/

  • Primarily a graduate program
  • Separate category to pursue a 2nd Bachelors at Cambridge as an Affiliated Student
  • Requires separate admissions to Cambridge University in England
  • Does not require TTU endorsement
Goldwater

www.act.org/goldwater

  • 1 or 2 years undergraduate study for those pursuing research careers in math, natural sciences, engineering (not medical school for private practice)
  • Undergraduate Research strongly emphasized
  • Outstanding academic performance
Udall

www.udall.gov

  • 1 year undergraduate study (can reapply) for students interested in environment issues (broadly defined)
  • Or for Native Americans and Alaskan Natives interested in tribal policy on health care
  • Apply sophomore and junior year (1 or 2 yrs away from graduation)
Marshall

www.marshallscholarship.org

 

Searching for Scholarships?

The most effective way for you to take advantage of our extensive database of scholarships might be to spend a few minutes browsing though this list to pinpoint scholarships that are most relevant to you.

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Undergraduate study

The first step toward undergraduate scholarship money is identifying programs that are open for application.  Some scholarship money actually goes out to high-school and middle-school students, so it is never too early to be proactive about securing educational aid.

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graduate study

When most people think of college scholarships, they think of awards given to college freshmen based on applications submitted during their senior years of high school. While many scholarships do fit this description, this is by no means the case for all awards: In fact, there is free money awarded to students at level.

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candidate characteristics

You may be wondering how to distinguish yourself from your competition. While every scholarship has it’s own list of eligibility requirements, applicants need to go above and beyond the bare minimum to impress the committee — and win the award. Not sure how to do that? Here are four qualities almost every scholarship committee is looking for:

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contact the advisor

Lynne Fallwell, Ph.D.                     Director of National and International Scholarships/Fellowships             Texas Tech University                  Honors College                            McClellan Hall 209                                 Box 41017                                      Lubbock, TX 79409-1017             nisf@ttu.edu                                         Tel: (806) 834-0486

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