Texas Tech University

Human Development and Family Sciences

Graduate Scholarships

The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences, in conjunction with the College of Human Sciences, offers a variety of graduate scholarships of different amounts. In order for a student to receive a scholarship from Human Development and Family Sciences, it is the College of Human Sciences' requirement that the student completes a graduate scholarship application through the graduate school and provides additional documentation (see application check list).

How to Apply

  • Graduate Application Form: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/financial/GeneralFellowships.php
  • All graduate students are required to apply for a scholarship in the Graduate School. When you apply for a scholarship in the Graduate School you will check a box indicating that you would like to be considered for a College of Human Sciences scholarship. YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR A COLLEGE OF HUMAN SCIENCES SCHOLARSHIP IF YOU DO NOT APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP IN THE GRADUATE SCHOOL.

Deadlines for Applications


Online application opens November 15
Deadline for applications will be January 15
Awards announced by March 15
Acceptance of award from student deadline is April 15

Application Checklist

In addition to your application, you must have on file at TTU:

Graduate Students

  • Official TTU Transcript*
  • Current graduate students should furnish cumulative GPA.

List of Graduate Scholarships

The TTU Graduate School provides a list of all of the graduate supported scholarships on their website. Please refer to: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/financial/GeneralFellowships.php for more information.

Selection of Recipients

Once the General Scholarship Application is completed by the required deadline, the recipients are selected by the HDFS scholarship committee. While evaluation is based on the criteria set for the specific award, most awards subsume: scholarship, excellence, achievement in academic and non-academic areas, leadership, character, seriousness of purpose and/or need. Failure to provide promptly all information requested could result in disqualification of the application. Check your TTU email account for notification of scholarship awards.

For more information, contact Human Development and Family Sciences at (806) 742-3000, or e-mail Jeremiah Ramirez at Jeremiah.Ramirez@ttu.edu.