Texas Tech University

2019-2020 HS Dean's Scholar Program

Who is eligible?

First-Time Entering Freshmen

Presidential Dean's Scholar

Top 20% College of HS Presidential Matching Scholarship
1200-1290 SAT* or
25-27 ACT
$25,000 = $5,000 ($1,250 per year*) HS + $20,000 TTU
Top 30% College of HS Presidential Matching Scholarship
1300-1390 SAT* or
28-30 ACT
$29,000 = $5,000 ($1,250 per year*) HS + $24,000 TTU
Top 40% College of HS Presidential Matching Scholarship
1400-1490 SAT*
or 31-33 ACT
$35,000 = $5,000 ($1,250 per year*) HS + $30,000 TTU
Top 50% College of HS Presidential Matching Scholarship
1500+ SAT*
or 34+ ACT
$43,000 = $5,000 ($1,250 per year*) HS + $38,000 TTU
*Subject to renewal requirements

First-Time Entering Freshmen

Assured Admit Dean's Scholar

$5,000 TOTAL ($1,250 per year*) HS
*Subject to renewal requirements
  • In order to be considered for these College of Human Sciences (HS) Dean's Scholar Program, students must apply to Texas Tech University (TTU) by January 15.
  • Scholarships will be awarded past January 15 as funds are available; contact hs.studentservices@ttu.edu or (806) 742-1941 for further details.
  • We recommend all entering students complete the university scholarship application online at applytexas.org to be considered for additional university, college, and departmental scholarships December 1.
  • SAT sum of critical reading & math only. ACT composite score. Both can be superscored.

First-Time Transfer Students

30—59 Transfer Hours and 3.0 GPA $3,750 ($1,250 per year*)
60+ Transfer Hours and 3.0 GPA $2,500 ($1,250 per year*)
*Subject to renewal requirements
  • In order to be considered for these College of Human Sciences (HS) Dean's Scholar Program, students must apply to Texas Tech University (TTU) by January 15.
  • Scholarships will be awarded past January 15 as funds are available; contact hs.studentservices@ttu.edu or (806) 742-1941 for further details.
  • We recommend all entering students complete the university scholarship application online at applytexas.org to be considered for additional university, college, and departmental scholarships December 1.
  • Transfer scholarships are awared over a 2-3 year span.

Summer Enrollment

Scholarship awards will be distributed beginning in summer, followed by fall and spring. Fall and spring sessions are mandatory. Students may elect to forgo summer enrollment, relinquishing the summer portion.

TOTALS reflect the masimm possible award if students meet the annual renewal requirements every year and take advatage of the summer portion of scholarships.



*Renewal requirements:

  • Be progressing toward a degree in your major in HS
  • Maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Complete 12 or more semester hours each spring and fall semester
  • Write an annual thank you letter to your donor
  • Attend HS stewardship events as requested by the dean's office
  • Submit an annual Leadership and Community Service Activity Form

Assured Admission Requirements

Class Rank ACT SAT*
Top 10 percent No Minimum No Minimum
First Quarter (excluding top 10 percent) 24 1180
Second Quarter 26 1260
Third Quarter 27 1290

Assured Admissions requirements are determined by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. You are assured admission if you are graduating from an accredited high school and present the required combination of high school class rank and college entrance test scores indicated above. The required SAT scores for assured admissions are based on the math and critical reading portions only.

Texas Tech University super scores both the SAT and the ACT.  ACT composite score; SAT reflects evidence-based reading and writing, and math; The highest section scores from multiple tests on the ACT and SAT will be used to maximize score.

*The required SAT scores for assured admissions are based on the math and critical reading portions only.


For more information about College of Human Sciences Guaranteed Scholarships

Request Information Online

Contact the Office of Recruitment and Visitor's Center

  • Phone: (806) 742-1941