Texas Tech Announces Presidential Scholarships to Transfer Students

In order to provide deserving students with a college experience free of financial stress, Texas Tech University announced an additional $500,000 in presidential scholarships available to community college transfer students for fall 2011.

In order to provide deserving students with a college experience free of financial stress, Texas Tech University announced an additional $500,000 in presidential scholarships available to community college transfer students for fall 2011.

The 2011 Presidential Transfer Scholarships provide $5,000 over two years to students who maintain full-time enrollment and a 3.0 GPA at the Texas Tech Lubbock campus.

On June 6, Texas Tech offered Presidential Transfer Scholarships to an additional 150 transfer students with at least 40 credit hours and 3.0 GPA to encourage enrollment for fall 2011.

Texas Tech President Guy Bailey said the expansion of scholarship opportunities for future Texas Tech students underlines the university’s commitment to recruiting high-caliber undergraduates and is one more step closer to achieving Tier One status.

“Texas Tech recognizes the value of high-achieving transfer students,” he said. “Our increased commitment to community college transfers demonstrates our pledge to support transfer students’ success.”

More information on this new scholarship opportunity can be found at http://www.scholarships.ttu.edu/InstitutionalScholarship.aspx.