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Student Affairs

Scholarship Information


Louisiana Tech University has a mission and commitment to expand and enrich the diversity of the student body. The Office of Multicultural Affairs is aiding in this mission by aggressively recruiting and retaining students from first-generation, low-income and various cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds with diverse interests, perspectives and life experiences.  Student academic success is the goal of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Recipients of scholarships will not only benefit from financial assistance but from workshops, study hall, mentoring and involvement in on-campus activities.  

Available Scholarships

Application Eligibility for Incoming Freshman/First Year Students

Application Eligibility for Current Tech Students

Unfortunately, a scholarship will not be offered to every excellent student who meets the requirements and applies.  However, we assure that each application will receive consideration and fair treatment in what is a very competitive process.

Application Requirements

Submit a completed  ON-LINE APPLICATION, including the following:

    1. What are your academic, social and career goals?
    2. How has your diversity (cultural heritage, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic background, family, etc.) contributed to who you are today and your pursuit of a college education?
    3. What financial challenges do you anticipate encountering as you pursue your college education?  How do you plan to address the identified challenges?

*To be considered for the Potts/Robinson Scholarship please included the following question in your essay:  

What does the legacy of James Potts and Bertha Bradford-Robinson mean to you and what will your legacy at Louisiana Tech?

Application Deadline  

The 2018 -2019 Application Process is now closed.  All applicants will be notified by June 1, 2018.

Incoming Freshman/First Year Students -  Friday, April 13, 2018 @12:00 midnight CST. 

Current Tech Students - Friday, April 13, 2018 @ 12:00 midnight CST.  

Scholarship Requirements

All recipients of scholarship funds through the Office of Multicultural Affairs are required and encouraged to attend workshops, study hall, mentoring opportunities and on-campus activities during the academic year that the award is granted.

For questions about scholarships please feel free to contact Devonia Love-Vaughn via email or stop by Keeny Hall 333 between 8:00am - 5:00pm.