Texas Tech University

Scholarship - 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.

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:

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 1

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
Box 4-2009
Drane Hall RM 258
Lubbock, TX. 79409-2009