Texas Tech University

Funding for Graduate Students

Texas Tech University prides itself on providing a high-quality, yet affordable, education to graduate students. There are a variety financial aid options available to graduate students, including scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans (some even interest-free), and work-study.


Summer 2021 Graduate Scholarship

Applications for the Summer 2021 College of Education General Scholarship are now open. Students who wish to apply may do so online. Please note that all application fields are required, otherwise the application will be disqualified. Awardees will be required to enroll in at least 6 graduate credit hours in the College of Education in the Spring and are responsible for meeting all Financial Aid, Student Business Services, and Registrar deadlines associated with accepting scholarships, paying tuition, and continuing enrollment. Applications are due by Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 and award announcements are expected to be made by May 7, 2021.

For questions or concerns, please email scholarships.educ@ttu.edu

Graduate School Scholarships

Graduate School General Fellowships now open

Visit the Graduate School website for a complete listing of Graduate School scholarships/fellowships, requirements and award amounts.

For questions, please contact the Graduate School at gradfellowships@ttu.edu.

Graduate & Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships (OGPF) coordinates the application and award of all fellowships available through The Graduate School. Learn More.

Helen DeVitt Jones Fellowship

Learn more about and apply to the Helen DeVitt Jones Fellowship.

Financial Aid

To be considered for all federal, state and institutional need-based and non-need based financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov) Learn More.


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