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Bill Barrett Family Endowed Scholarship 

The Barrett Family Endowed Scholarship was created in 2020 with the gracious donation of Bill and Clecia Barrett of Boulder, Colorado.  This is the first endowed scholarship exclusive for students pursuing a bachelor's degree University Studies, having demonstrated financial need, a full-time enrolled student of at least 12 credit hours of junior or senior classification status, and having obtained at least a 2.5 Texas Tech University grade point average.   We are grateful to the Barrett family for their generosity to students in University Studies. 

J-100 AFJROTC Leadership Scholarship

The J-100 scholarships are a form of HSSP available exclusively to 100 Junior ROTC cadets selected by an AFJROTC convened selection board. The J-100 recognizes the character and leadership developed in AFJROTC cadets and provides opportunity to pursue a commission in the United States Air or Space Forces while earning their college degree. This is a four-year scholarship at select Minority Serving Institutions (MSI).  There are no specific degree requirements for this annual scholarship.  *Details provided through your AFJROTC Chain of Command

In-College Scholarship Program (ICSP).

The ICSP provides 2- to 3-year scholarship offers to GMC cadets to help AFROTC meet officer production goals. Similar to the HSSP, cadets compete in the ICSP on a national basis. Cadets should be briefed on ICSP eligibility and activation requirements upon enrollment in AFROTC. ICSP scholarships are reserved for highly qualified cadets whose documented performance merit scholarship consideration.

Language Flagship Scholarship

Language Flagship Scholarships are foreign language scholarship opportunities available to eligible GMC cadets attending universities with an approved Language Flagship program. Language flagship scholarships have a 4-year maximum length. The capstone 5th year is paid for by the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO). To be eligible for a Language Flagship Scholarship, cadets must be accepted into and enrolled in an Language Flagship program, pursuing an approved foreign language at an approved university, and meet all scholarship eligibility and activation requirements

LTC Stephen W. Burres Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The LTC Stephen W. Burres Jr. Scholarship is awarded each year to a single ROTC cadet who has excelled in their academics, extracurricular activities and also embodies the values and philosophy that guided LTC Stephen W. Burres Jr. in his life and military career. For more information please visit the TTU Parents Association Website

Maj Donald E. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
The Major Donald Johnson Memorial Scholarship is to benefit Texas Tech Air Force ROTC students enrolled in the Professional Officer Course. It is awarded each year to a single ROTC cadet who has excelled in their academics, extracurricular activities and embodies the values and philosophy of an Air Force Officer.

Capt Sheri Cavin Memorial Scholarship
The Captain Sheri Cavin Memorial Scholarship is to be awarded to a deserving student in good standing who is a member of the Silver Wings Organization or Sabre Drill Team. The student must exemplify the Spirit of service demonstrated by Captain Sheri Cavin herself in her lifetime.

Cadet Spencer LaBrie Memorial Scholarship
Cadet Spencer LaBrie was an outstanding student and athlete excelling in both baseball and basketball. Spencer was a sophomore cadet and a member of the Arnold Air Society, an organization whose mission is to build strong officers for the United States Air Force. Spencer was a very determined, motivated and goal oriented young man who loved his family deeply and was a positive influence in Detachment 820. This scholarship is given to a top Arnold Air Society member. 

Texas Armed Services Scholarship
The purpose of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Each year the governor and the lieutenant governor may each appoint two students, and each state senator and each state representative may appoint one student to receive an initial conditional scholarship.

State-Hazlewood Act
The purpose of the Hazlewood Exemption (Hazlewood Act) is to provide an education benefit to honorably discharged or separated Texas veterans and to eligible dependent children and spouses of Texas veterans. Eligible veterans, their children and spouses may receive an exemption from the payment of all tuition, dues, fees, and other required charges, including fees for undergraduate, graduate, law, nursing, medical school for up to 150 credit hours maximum.

Order of the Daedalian Lubbock Chapter Scholarship
The Order of Daedalian Lubbock Flight Foundation supports students who want to learn more about aviation and who want to pursue a career as a military pilot. The Order's membership of commissioned, warrant and flight officer military pilots and WASPs, with its worldwide network of Daedalian Flights and its comprehensive awards program, supports the military services and other aerospace activities. The Awards and Scholarship Programs of the Order and Foundation encourage patriotism, integrity, and good character in our nation's youth; military careers as commissioned pilots; safety of flight, and excellence in the performance of military duties. For more information about this scholarship click here.

Military Officers Association Lubbock Chapter Scholarship
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Scholarship Fund was established in 1948 to provide educational assistance for children of military families. It is based on one of the Association's founding principles that "education is the cornerstone of a strong Democracy". The MOAA Lubbock Chapter awards a scholarship every year to a top Texas Tech Air Force ROTC cadet.

Ms. Robin J. Copeland Memorial Scholarship
Ms. Robin J. Copeland (1965 – 2011) had roots in West Texas and earned a distinguished career in international diplomacy, nonproliferation, and scientific engagement. Her work with the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of State, the Civilian Research Development Foundation, and liaisons with U.S. Embassies worldwide was carried out under often difficult and demanding conditions. Ms. Copeland's responsibilities required skills in political science, technical science, and engineering. She was fluent in seven languages. For application form please click here.

San Antonio Post Scholarship
The goal of this scholarship program is to select 6-10 qualified and promising undergraduate ROTC students to receive SAME-SA Post $1,000 to $5,000 scholarships. The scholarship award is a one-time cash payment. For application click here.

AFCEA ROTC Scholarship
The AFCEA ROTC Scholarship is awarded to an ROTC student based on his performance and accomplishments, demonstrated leadership and his/her potential to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces as a commissioned officer. The Selection Committee welcomes any other relevant information in support of this application such as special needs for financial assistance.

Armed Forces Insurance (AFI) Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes four outstanding ROTC cadets nationally who have excelled in academic and military disciplines.  Each cadet must: be a rising AS 400 cadet; have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, demonstrate active leadership in important cadet corps or university positions and projects, demonstrate qualities of dependability, good character, patriotism, and military discipline, and have a need for financial assistance. This award is donated by Armed Forces Insurance and consists of four $1,000 scholarships presented annually.

United Services Automobile Association (USAA) Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes outstanding AS 200 and 300 cadets.  Each cadet must rank in the upper 10 percent of their AS class and demonstrate achievement in leadership, organizational ability, teamwork, and academics.  They must also have a balance of academic achievement in complex academic studies versus simply a high GPA.  These awards consist of brass clocks and four $1,200 scholarships awarded to region designees and one $2,000 scholarship for the overall national winner.

The Lieutenant Jay Smith Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship recognizes outstanding AS 300 cadets; Each cadet nominated must: be of good moral character, have varied interests as demonstrated in academic and student activities, have completed FT, and entered the POC; This award consists of the Lieutenant Jay Smith Memorial Scholarship for $2,000 for the overall national winner.

Dedicated Army National Guard (DEDNG) Scholarship
Recipients receive full tuition or full room and board (flat rate of $10,000 per year), plus up to $1,200 for books, and are paid a monthly stipend of $420 for 10 months each year. In addition to a monthly allowance, they can also receive the drill pay of a sergeant, approximately $319 per month, when they participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP).

Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship
The GRFD scholarship is mainly for students entering their junior year of college. GRFD recipients (dedicated or not) can choose either full tuition and fees or room and board (flat rate of $10,000 per year) and receive $1,200 for books. They are given an ROTC allowance for 10 months of the year at $420 per month. As a member of the Guard, they will also receive drill pay.

Minuteman Scholarship
Minuteman scholarships require a nomination letter as part of the scholarship packet and offer either full tuition and mandatory fees or a room and board flat rate of $10,000 per year, and cover up to 4 years/8 semesters of benefits. Minuteman scholarship awardees also receive an annual book allowance and a monthly stipend based on their academic year. Minuteman Scholarship Cadets must participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) while attending college which means they will also receive pay for attending a drill one weekend per month as well as a two week annual training in a local National Guard (ARNG) or Reserves (USAR) unit. 

The Florence Brown En Avant Club Scholarship

The Florence Brown En Avant Club Scholarship is established by Preston F. Gott in memory of the scholarship given to Edna Maynard Gott when she was a student at the University of Texas in the 1940's. Dr. Gott later became the first woman awarded tenure in the TTU Department of Economics. The scholarship is designated to be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who has a record showing academic excellence and interest in the pursuit of knowledge concerning women's issues. The scholarshipaward is $750 for one year and may be awarded repeatedly for a total of four years. 

The Gwen Sorell Scholarship Endowment

The Gwen Sorell Scholarship Endowment is established in honor of the late Dr. Gwen Sorell in recognition of her tireless work on behalf of the Women's Studies Program. The scholarship is designated to be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student who began pursuing an undergraduate degree after the age of 25. The scholarship award is $750 for one year.

The Rae Nell Griggs Scholarship Endowment

The Rae Nell Griggs Scholarship Endowment is established by the generosity of the Lubbock Area Lights Chapter of the American Business Women's Association. The scholarship is designated to be awarded to a full time, undergraduate or graduate student. Student must be enrolled in a class associated with the Women's Studies Program at Texas Tech University, or a course pertaining to women's and gender studies (as deemed by the Women's Studies Program Director.) Upon receipt of the award, student is required to attend at least one meeting of the Lubbock Area Lights-American Business Women's Association for gift recognition. The scholarship award is $500 for one semester (Fall or Spring) and may be awarded repeatedly at the discretion of the Director of Women's Studies. A new application must be filed each year.