Texas Tech University

Scholar Awards


The awards and scholarships received by CISER Scholars are prestigious and diverse; the honor societies they belong to are outstanding.

The CISER Scholars include some of Texas Tech's most outstanding students including Presidential Scholars (the most prestigious scholarships awarded at TTU), since 1994 there have been 23 Goldwater Scholars from CISER, National Merit Scholars, members of the President's (4.0 G.P.A.) and Dean's (3.50 G.P.A.) lists, participants in the University Honors College, and members of various academic honor societies, including Mortar Board, a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service.

Over the years, Scholars have created various CISER hosted awards; Richard L. Blanton Endowment for Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Talkmitt Science Motivator Award, Julie Isom WE Fund Research Award, the Dr. Gary Fish Mission Awards and various Texas Tech Deans and community awards.

2017 Awards and Recipients

Allie Clinton-Smith Scholarship 2017 Recipients: Marilyn Mathew and Stacy Galvan

Blanton Scholarship 2017 Recipients: Khuong (Zach) Nguyen, Robin Greer, Stacy Galvan, Vijayanta Jain,

Bobby Baker Scholarship 2017 Recipient: Gregory Knox

CISER Light Year Award 2017 Recipient: Brent Lindquist and Michael San Francisco 

Extra Kilometer Scholarship 2017 Recipients: Bill Pasewark, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research

Gary and Nancy Fish Medical Missions Award 2017 Recipients: Cody Fell and Khuong (Zach) Nguyen

Gentry Lynn Innovator Award 2017 Recipient: Jo Beth Nichols

STEM MBA Undergraduate Research Scholar @ CISER 2017 Recipient: Marilyn Mathew

Susan Talkmitt Science Motivator Award 2017 Recipients: Rebecca L. Beights, Rebecca Zamora, Wesley H. Dotson