The Honors College encourages all Honors students to participate in study abroad as part of their undergraduate education. Toward this goal, the Honors College offers Study Abroad Scholarships to help offset the costs of travel and living expenses for students who study abroad. See “Study Abroad Scholarships” below for additional information on these scholarships as well as others that are available to Texas Tech University students.
Also, several departments and colleges have organized study abroad classes for which qualified Texas Tech University students may apply. The Study Abroad Website will have information on those classes as well as study abroad opportunities through other institutions in the United States and
Honors Courses Abroad
The Honors College also offers classes with a study abroad component and/or classes taught abroad, such as the London/Paris Study Abroad Program. Keep your eye on this site for information about Honors College study abroad opportunities.
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Study Abroad Scholarships
- Honors College Study Abroad Scholarship
Application is due March 1 for summer study, June 1 for fall study, and October 1 for spring study
- Study Abroad Competitive Scholarship (through the ICC)
- Phi Kappa Phi Grant Competition (you do not have to be a member)
Honors College Study Abroad Waiver
The Study Abroad Waiver allows you to obtain Honors Credit for studying abroad with a non-Honors related study-abroad program. Talk to Lori Lightfoot prior your trip to get Honors credit for studying abroad!
The video below was created by a student as part of his Study Abroad Waiver!
Honors Student Study Abroad Blogs
Students working toward the Study Abroad Waiver are required to keep an online journal of their travels.
Kevin Powell, a History major, studied at the TTU Center in Quedlinburg Germany in Fall 2010 and kept a video journal.