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Welcome to Texas Tech University-Costa Rica!

Do you happen to be an active member of our society and perform community service? Are you a member of a recognized organization, have a particular talent, or have demonstrated outstanding academic performance?

If this sounds like you, you can be a great candidate for the merit-based scholarship. Here at Texas Tech-CR we recognize our student's academic efforts and outstanding achievements, as well as encourage them to take part in extracurricular activities that foment the growth of our community.

For this reason, we are happy to announce that we are awarding merit-based scholarships to undergraduates who demonstrate outstanding talent. The objective of this scholarship is to acknowledge students for their performance in academics and/or leadership outside of class.

The merit-based scholarship will cover up to 30% of annual tuition and can be renewed annually, for up to four years, if eligibility remains. Please read ahead and take a careful look at initial eligibility requirements and fill out the registration form to start your application process.


Go to the TTU-CR website and create an account. Once you have created your account, you may start your application through TTU's application portal.


Start Application


Please complete the application form to get started 



All letters of support must be sent directly from the recommender to adriana.loria@ttu.edu with the following subject line: LR: (Student’s full name). At least one from a current instructor.


Initial Eligibility


- Submitted application to TTU-CR.
- Cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.5 or greater (if transferring from a university, 3.6 or greater at the institution from which you are transferring from)
- SAT score of 1300 or greater OR ACT score of 27 or greater (not required but preferred).
- Take 30 or more credits per year at TTU-CR.
- Participate in the Work & Study program, starting your second semester of enrollment.


Continued Eligibility

- Maintain full-time enrollment in TTU-CR academic program and accumulate at least 30 credits per year.

-Become involved in the TTU-CR community and foment student life through your outstanding talent. 

- Maintain a target GPA of 3.5.
- Continue to participate in the Work & Study program.

Please submit your application no later than July 15, 2021

Once your documents have been submitted, they will be reviewed by the Scholarship Committee, who may ask you for a personal interview.


 If you have any doubts, please contact adriana.loria@ttu.edu or amanda.trejos@ttu.edu