Texas Tech University

General Fellowships

General Fellowships for New and Continuing Graduate Students

Graduate students can apply to their academic department and the Graduate School for fellowship opportunities at Texas Tech University.  The Graduate School provides a number of fellowship opportunities to new and continuing students.

The full list of Graduate School General Fellowships is available here. Students may self-apply with typical awards ranging from $3,000–$5,000/yr.

Deadlines for the 2021-2022 academic year

Online application opens: November 15, 2020
Deadline for applications: January 15, 2021
Awards announced: mid-March, 2021
Acceptance of award for student deadline: April 15, 2021

The application for the 2020-2021 academic year is already closed.

Students are encouraged to check with their academic department for additional fellowship and funding opportunities.  Contact information for departments can be found here.

To view 2019-2020 recipients, click here.


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By submitting the Graduate School Fellowship Application, your application will also be considered for the following TTU college and department graduate scholarships and fellowships that they disburse: Education, Engineering, Human Sciences, Media and Communication, Visual and Performing Arts and other departmental graduate scholarships (including, but not limited to): Classical and Modern Languages and Literature, Economics, English, Environmental Toxicology, Kinesiology and Sport Management, Physics, and Public Administration

FAQ's about Graduate School General Fellowships

Applicants do not have to be officially admitted to a TTU graduate program when applying for our fellowships. Additionally, applying to the Graduate School does not automatically qualify applicants for our fellowships.

Please note: All full-time students receiving fellowship support from the graduate school will be required to a) submit one (1) application or external fellowship/grant support and b) attend three (3) Graduate School-sanctioned professional/career development activities each year they receive support.


Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Fellowships

Administration Building 328
P.O. Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Phone 806.742.2787

More Information

To find out more information about Graduate School scholarships and fellowships, email gradfellowships@ttu.edu