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CFAS Scholarships

The Department of Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences (CFAS) is comprised of three unique academic programs (Marriage and Family Therapy, Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences, and Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies). The CFAS department, 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 CFAS, 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.



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

Undergraduate Students


Once the General Scholarship Application is completed by the required deadline, the recipients are selected by the CFAS Department 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. Check your TTU email account for notification of scholarship awards.

For more detailed criteria for each of the above listed scholarships, contact CFAS at (806) 834-2670 or email Marsha Thompson at (

Incoming Freshmen Scholarships

Incoming freshmen who meet the merit requirements outlined in this flier 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 flier.