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Mission Statement

The Office of Prestigious External Student Scholarships strives to cultivate intellectual and personal growth experiences for exceptional Texas Tech University students applying for nationally competitive external awards. We focus heavily on the recruitment, application, and endorsement process while guiding students as they navigate their intellectual interests and discern their future academic and career aspirations. In collaboration with Texas Tech faculty and staff, we work with qualified students to enhance their writing and interviewing skills in order to produce the most competitive award applications possible. Through ongoing efforts, we aspire to recognize and celebrate excellence among the Texas Tech University student body.

Working with All Students Across Campus

Our doors are open to all students who are interested in external merit-based scholarships. We work with students at all levels and in all fields. Texas Tech students are excellent candidates for these awards and we want to discuss your options with you!



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Prestigious External Awards Deadlines

Scholarship TTU Deadline External Deadline**
Marshall* Aug 20, 2023 Sep 26, 2023
Mitchell* Aug 20, 2023 Sep 28, 2023
Schwarzman Sep 1, 2023 Sep 2023
Rhodes* Sep 1, 2023 Oct 4, 2023
Fulbright* Sep 1, 2023 Oct 10, 2023
Knight-Hennessy Sep 1, 2023 Oct 2023
Gates-Cambridge Sep 1, 2023 Oct 2023
Goldwater* Nov 30, 2023 Jan 25, 2024
Truman* Nov 30, 2023 Feb 6, 2024
Udall* January 8, 2023 Mar 6, 2024

*Awards require official endorsement from TTU, and applicants must follow internal application
process. Click on scholarship name for additional details or contact us.

Contact Us

Email: pesa@ttu.edu