Texas Tech University

Freshman Presidential Scholarship Levels

Presidential Scholarships are awarded to entering first-time freshman who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking. Annual award amounts pay one-half toward fall and one-half toward spring terms. If you are a non-resident awarded a Presidential Scholarship, you will also qualify to pay in-state tuition. All merit awards are guaranteed for students admitted by April 15th; admission after this date is limited only by the availability of these scholarships.

Freshman Presidential Scholarships  

Qualifying Criteria
Top 20% with 1100+ SAT or 22+ ACT
Top 30% with 1200+ SAT or 25+ ACT
Top 40% with 1300+ SAT or 28+ ACT
Top 50% with 1400+ SAT or 31+ ACT

Award Amount  -  Determined by Test Score

Score Range

Amount of Award

Renewal
Requirements

National Merit
Finalist
$26,000+ per year 3.5 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year
1500+ SAT
or 34+ ACT
$8,500 per year 3.5 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year
1400-1490 SAT
or 31-33 ACT
$6,000 per year 3.25 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year
1300-1390 SAT
or 28-30 ACT
$4,000 per year 3.25 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year
1200-1290 SAT
or 25-27 ACT
$2,000 per year 3.0 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year
1100-1190 SAT
or 22-24 ACT
$1,000 per year 3.0 GPA &
30 TTU hrs. per year

Incoming Freshman Scholarships

Earning scholarships for college starts as you enter high school.

National Merit Finalists

At Texas Tech, National Merit Finalists are awarded 100% of original federally approved cost of attendance.

Presidential Scholarships

Presidential Scholarships are awarded to entering first-time freshman who show exceptional academic ability through superior test scores and class ranking.

Scholarships