Texas Tech University


Barnes & Noble Scholarship

The Barnes & Noble Leadership Scholarship is available annually to currently enrolled full-time Texas Tech University students who have demonstrated leadership at Texas Tech University and have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The Barnes & Noble Leadership Scholarship is dispersed during the spring /summer for the following academic year as long as funds are available. Recipients will receive $1000.00 for the fall semester and $1000.00 for the spring semester as long as they continue to be enrolled full-time in courses at Texas Tech University and meet scholarship eligibility. These funds are made available through the previous Barnes & Noble contract that was in place at Texas Tech University.


  1. Be a full-time student at Texas Tech University, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level. Texas Tech University Health Science Center students are not eligible for the scholarship.
  2. Must have demonstrated leadership and service to, for, or in the name of Texas Tech University.
  3. Maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at time of application for the scholarship and receipt of the scholarship.
  4. The annual scholarship is dispersed twice, once in the fall and once again in the spring to the recipient as long as they remain enrolled as a TTU student and meet scholarship eligibility. Recipients may reapply annually.

To apply for the Barnes & Noble Leadership Scholarship, students must submit the following:

  • The completed application form.
  • Within the application, submit information detailing the candidate's qualifications for the award.
  • Upload a resume or list out activities, honors, leadership, service experience, and awards.

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of the applicant's demonstrated leadership and service at Texas Tech University and the quality of the application.

Representatives from Texas Tech University's professional staff will comprise the Barnes & Noble Leadership Scholarship selection committee.

Award notifications will be sent to chosen applicants by April 30, 2024.

All scholarship funds will be credited toward the Texas Tech student account to cover tuition and fees at the beginning of each semester. If the student's bills have already been paid, they will receive a refund check from the Financial Aid Office.

Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm on Friday, March 1, 2024. Questions about the scholarship should be directed to Jon Mark Bernal or Katherine Taylor at (806) 742-3636.