Texas Tech University

Incoming Freshman Scholarships

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Earning a scholarship for next year starts as you enter your senior year in high school. To increase your chances of an academic award, please apply to Texas Tech as soon as possible.

Apply for scholarships at www.applytexas.org.

The priority Scholarship Application deadline is December 1st. Applications received after December 1st will be considered in the order they are received for a limited number of awards.

Freshman Presidential Scholarships

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.

* TTU Costa Rica Students are not eligible for scholarships

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Presidential Scholarship Levels

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National Merit Finalists

At Texas Tech, National Merit Finalists are awarded 100% of the original federally approved cost of attendance. Approximately $25,000 per year for up to 4 years combining federal institutional and external gift aid. In order to maintain eligibility for this scholarship, students must keep a 3.5 GPA and 15 earned hours per semester. Learn More