Texas Tech University

Scholarships for Honors Incoming First Year


Incoming First Year: Apply to the Honors College by December 1st for priority consideration of incoming first year scholarships. Consideration after December 1st is limited.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Scholarship

The Honors College is pleased to offer scholarships to all entering first year students who receive an IB Diploma and have submitted their Honors College contract by the deadline stated in their admission letter. Your application to the Honors College will serve as your scholarship application. Eligible students will receive a $1,000 scholarship for their first year in the Honors College. In order to receive this scholarship, students must present the Honors College with a copy of their IB diploma by the deadline specified in their award letter. Students must also remain in the Honors College for the full year, or the spring portion of the scholarship will be revoked.

Texas Tech Alumni Association (TTAA) Honors Initiative

The TTAA Honors Initiative was established in 2006 from a generous gift endorsed by the TTAA board to assist the Honors College in recruiting First-year student merit scholars. Award amounts vary annually. Your application to the Honors College will serve as your scholarship application. Selection is made by an Honors College Scholarship committee and is based on exceptional academics and leadership.

Please contact Stacy Poteet for additional information.


Note: Award notifications will only be sent to students selected as recipients of these scholarships. No awards will be made after August 15th.