Texas Tech University

Texas Business Hall of Fame - McLane Company Reading Program Scholarship

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 27, 2020
Scholarship Amount: $15,000

"Being a part of this program has been so rewarding. The people I have met and the readings that we have done will stay with me long past the ending of this group...I appreciate your generous donation to make this all possible".

- Eric Hernandez
  2016 Scholarship Recipient

Student Expectations

To receive this scholarship, the student should:

  • Participate in the fall 2020 McLane Teammates Reading Program
  • Attend FMI Public Speaker Series events during the 2020-2021 academic year (approximately 3 events per semester)
  • Exhibit entrepreneurial aspirations and demonstrates a propensity for leadership and entrepreneurial achievements
  • Exhibit leadership traits in academic and campus activities
  • Have outstanding moral character
  • Exhibit entrepreneurial aspirations and demonstrates a propensity for leadership and entrepreneurial achievements
  • Exhibit leadership traits in academic and campus activities
  • Have good academic credentials (3.0 or above preferred, with strong affinity for entrepreneurship)
  • Be scheduled to take courses during during the 2020-2021 academic year
  • Be a U.S. Citizen, planning to pursue a career in Texas
  • Be willing to personally complete the forms as requested
  • Be able to attend the Annual Scholarship Luncheon and Induction Dinner
  • Be willing to travel for interviews as needed
  • And, if selected, be a steward of the TBHF Scholarship Program and maintain engagement through campus involvement, social media, attendance at area events, etc.

Please address any questions about the expectations for participation in the McLane Teammates Reading Program or attendance at the FMI Public Speaker Series events to free.market@ttu.edu or Charles Long at 806.742.7138

How to Apply

  1. Complete the TBHF Scholarship Application.
  2. Write a One Page Narrative answering the following:
    How have you demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and business leadership; what are your future goals; and why do you plan to pursue a career specifically in Texas?
  3. Secure a high resolution, full-color professional headshot (JPG).
  4. Secure your most recent transcript (an unoffical transcript is acceptable).
  5. Secure a letter of nomination from the Dean, Program Director or Faculty member.
  6. Submit your application materials to the attention of Charles Long at free.market@ttu.edu.

Questions?

Contact the Free Market Institute.