Texas Tech University

Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarships

Nominations are now open for the Presidential Leadership Scholarship and Presidential Globally Engaged Scholarship. Nominations will close Sunday, February 26 at 11:59 p.m. Currently enrolled undergraduate students are eligible to be nominated for this opportunity. More information on the nominating process is below.

nominations have closed

*If you were nominated, you will be contacted by the Office of the President.

Presidential Leadership Scholarship

The Leadership Scholarship is awarded to individuals who are excelling in their studies, show involvement in extracurricular activities and demonstrate leadership qualities.


Minimum GPA of 3.0, Leadership Involvement at Texas Tech University, Extracurricular Activities (can be from Academics, Campus-related, Community Service, Cultural/Artistic, Recreation, Service Learning)

Presidential Globally Engaged Scholarship

The Globally Engaged Scholarship is awarded to individuals who wish to enhance their academic experience at Texas Tech by participating in study abroad, an internship, or conduct undergraduate research.


Minimum GPA of 2.75. The student must intend to participate in a study abroad program, internship program, and/or conduct undergraduate research.

Application and Award Information

Nominated students will be contacted by the Office of the President by Wednesday, March 1, 2017 to be notified about the process of completing their scholarship applications. Applications are due Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 5 p.m., and will then be reviewed by the scholarship committee. Award recipients, and those who were not selected this year to receive a scholarship, will be notified by early April 2017.

Office of the President