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Center for Students in Addiction Recovery at Texas Tech


The Center for Students in Addiction Recovery (CSAR) at Texas Tech (formerly the Center for Collegiate Recovery Communities) provides scholarships, academic support, and recovery support to students in recovery from substance use disorders and eating disorders.  Students have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life by pursuing academic, personal, and professional goals.  The Center for Students in Addiction Recovery is open to all students who are committed to growth in recovery as they actively attain higher education in the field of their choice at TTU.  

NOTE: Application Deadlines  

Fall  - Application deadline is February 15th.

Spring - Application deadline is October 31. 

The CSAR offers scholarships to current members who exhibit commitment to recovery, academics, and leadership.  Students wishing to receive a scholarship must meet the following criteria:

1.  Apply to Texas Tech University, using the button below. 

2.  Complete the CSAR Application - Below

Students should have at least one continuous year of abstinence from alcohol and other substances and/or one year of actively seeking recovery in non-abstinence based behavioral addictions (i.e. eating disorders/sex addiction/etc.) during the first semester of enrollment.   

3.  Complete 12 hours (undergraduate) or 9 hours (graduate) credit per semester.

NOTE: Although generally not recommended, a limited number of part-time CSAR scholarships are available.

4.  Maintain a minimum 3.0 grade point average (GPA).

5.  Enroll in Community Seminar, maintaining an "A" each semester.  

6.  Submit the Scholarship Acceptance Form by April 15th. 

7.  Submit a donor thank you letter by April 15th.  

Students are encouraged to submit scholarship applications at TTU colleges and at additional departments across the university.  

If you have any questions about applying to the CSAR, call 806-742-2891. 



Other Important Resources

TTU Housing/Recovery Housing

TTU Financial Aid/TTU



Center for Students in Addiction Recovery