Texas Tech University Announces Scholarships for Bachelor of General Studies Students


November 24, 2009

LUBBOCK, TX (Nov. 24) – The College of Outreach & Distance Education announces the establishment of scholarships for students who are currently pursuing or are interested in pursuing a Bachelor of General Studies degree through Texas Tech University. This particular scholarship is designed to help students who wish to receive a customized, well-rounded education. All materials must be submitted by Dec. 10, 2009 and the application can be downloaded at www.bgs.ttu.edu.

The Bachelor of General Studies degree is offered online, on campus and at locations throughout Texas. Students are able to select from areas of concentration based on their location. Some of these areas include English, biology, and communication studies.

“These scholarships will offer incentives to students to complete their Bachelor of General Studies degree with Texas Tech as well as encourage applications from prospective students,” said Assistant Dean for Academic Programs, Patrick Hughes.

Each student applying for the scholarship must have already applied to Texas Tech University. In addition to the application, students must submit a one page letter that includes information about their service or leadership activities.

The College of Outreach and Distance Education (CODE) became Texas Tech University's 11th college in September 2008. CODE coordinates distance education offerings as well as programs offered at off-campus locations in Abilene, Amarillo, El Paso, Fredericksburg, Highland Lakes (Marble Falls), Junction and Waco. Additionally, CODE administers self-paced, independent study print and web-based distance learning programs that include college and K-12 courses for credit. CODE also assists academic departments in developing and delivering non-credit short courses, certificate programs, customized training, and workshops for professionals. For more information go to www.ode.ttu.edu.

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