Texas Tech University

Raider Relief Fund

Emergency Award Program

Awards are available to students in a financial crisis. Financial crisis is defined as a situation in which the student would be unable to continue their education at Texas Tech University should the expense not be paid and the student has no other means of obtaining the awards. Examples may include: rent, utilities, food, books etc. The award is NOT for used for expenses such as tuition and fees, cell phone, television, or credit card bills.

The university wants to help students stay enrolled in college and complete their education. The Raider Relief Fund was created to give such assistance.


  1. Read the complete Raider Relief Fund program guidelines (link below). Please provide as much information as possible on your application and provide all documentation (i.e., copy of your bills, bank statements, etc.) to state your need for funding. In order to be eligible for Raider Relief Fund, students must be currently enrolled, in good standing both academically and disciplinary as defined by university policies and procedures. Please see the other requirements in the document below. 
  2. Complete a Raider Relief Fund Application (link below).
  3.  You will be contacted to set up a meeting to discuss your application. 
  4. The full process may take up to 2 weeks. Please do not wait until the last minute to apply for Raider Relief Fund.

Please email elizabeth.massengale@ttu.edu or call (806) 742-2984 if you have any questions about the Raider Relief Fund or if you would like to schedule an appointment to discuss applying.

Program Guidelines

Raider Relief Fund Guidelines and Process - read over the guidelines before filling out your application. Failure to follow the guidelines can result in your application's being denied.


Raider Relief Application - fill out and upload all supporting documentation. You will be contacted to set up a meeting to discuss your application.