Texas Tech University

Scholarship - Rae Nell Griggs 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.
(GPA 3.2 TTU Cumulative in academic work)

How to apply

The application form should be completed with additional qualifications. (Note: the form list 4 specific qualifications to be met before the application can be reviewed)

IN ADDITION TO YOUR APPLICATION, you must have on file at TTU:

  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Scores on the A.C.T. or S.A.T (prospective freshmen). Other applicants should furnish cummulative GPA.

Deadline for Applications

Applications DUE FEBRUARY 1

Scholarship Selection Timeline

Feb 1

Applications and support materials are
due by 5 PM in Drane hall RM 258
(Note: if the 1st of the month falls on a weekend, the application is due the first business day following the deadline)

March 10

Winners will be notified by email


Winners recognized at our Conference Luncheon & Scholarship Awards Presentation. Register today as our guest!

Click on the following to download and print the PDF file of each application form for each scholarship

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Check List

Evaluation is based on the following:

  • Spelling, grammar, punctuation and articulation of written materials
  • GPA Requirements (see each scholarship for details)
  • Completion of a brief essay (not more than 500 words) explaining the applicants interest and involvement in matter's particularly relevant to women's lives
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • A brief summary of extracurricular activities such as honors, achievements, scholastic awards, and professional accomplishments

Note: It is the responsibility of each applicant to gather and coordinate delivery of the information, listed above, as required for each scholarship.

Delivery & Mail

  • The Women's & Gender Studies
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
     258 Drane
    2515 15th
    Lubbock, TX. 79409

TTU Resources

Application Forms


Rae Nell Griggs Scholarship Endowment
Application Form

Delivery & Mail

  • The Women's & Gender Studies
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    257 Drane Hall
    2515 15th
    Lubbock, TX. 79409

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