Texas Tech University

Charles Schwab Foundation Scholars in Financial Planning

The School of Personal Financial Planning and the Charles Schwab Foundation are pleased to announce the Charles Schwab Foundation Scholars in Financial Planning Scholarship. The scholarship, aimed at inspiring a future career in finance, will provide students in underrepresented populations a $10,000 per academic year scholarship.

Preference will be given to students who are members of a group underrepresented in the population of students in the School of Financial Planning at Texas Tech University and/or a group underrepresented in the field of financial planning, including Black or African American students. A secondary preference shall be given to those students with demonstrated financial need. Scholarship recipients shall be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.8 GPA.

The Schwab Scholars in Financial Planning Scholarship is automatically renewable for an additional $10,000 in the subsequent academic year if the recipient remains eligible for the Scholarship.

Recipients of the two-year scholarship will also receive the opportunity to interview for a paid internship at Schwab.


  • must be a full-time, undergraduate personal financial planning major,
  • must be in good academic standing,
  • must be within two years (4 semesters) of degree completion, and
  • must represent a student from an underrepresented population.

Application Deadline: March 15

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