Texas Tech University

Hospitality and Retail Management

Undergraduate Scholarship Information

The Hospitality and Retail Management (HRM) 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 HRM, it is a requirement of the College of Human Sciences that the student completes an undergraduate scholarship application via the university's scholarship websites and provides additional documentation (see application checklist).

How to Apply

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

  • Entering First-Year Students Scholarship Application
  • Transfer Student Scholarship Application
  • International Students
  • Current Student Scholarship Application

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

Deadlines for Applications

  • Texas Tech University outlines detailed Important Dates and Deadlines for first-year students, transfer students, and current students at this website.
  • 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

  • Official Transcript(s).
  • Scores on the A.C.T. or S.A.T. (prospective first-year students). Other applicants should furnish a cumulative GPA.

Selection of Recipients

Once the General Scholarship Application is completed by the required deadline, the recipients are selected by the HRM Department scholarship committee. While evaluation is based on the criteria set for the specific award, most awards include: 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 the HRM Department at (806) 742-3068 or email Nikki Pachiano at (nikki.pachiano@ttu.edu).

Lubbock Restaurant Association Scholarships

The Lubbock Restaurant Association is committed to the support, encouragement, and development of our future industry leaders. We believe that a strong education is foundational to the long‐term success of the generation entering today's workforce and ultimately the success of all restaurants and foodservice operations. Look at the link below for detailed instructions and qualification requirements for the Lubbock Scholarship Program. Please review and complete them in their entirety. 

Lubbock Restaurant Association Scholarship Information

Entering First-Year Students and Transfer Students Scholarships

High-achieving entering first-year students and transfer students are encouraged to apply for Guaranteed Scholarships from the College of Human Sciences. Incoming first-year students and first-time transfer students who meet the college merit requirements and apply to TTU by January 15 for first-year students and by March 1 for transfer students are guaranteed to receive a scholarship.

Learn how to apply for Guaranteed Scholarships »