Graduate School Recognizes Scholarship Donors and Recipients

More than 200 Texas Tech University students, faculty, administrators and donors gathered to recognize the importance of supporting graduate education during a reception held yesterday (Oct. 14) at the Merket Alumni Center.

The ninth annual event acknowledged the contributions of donors who make it possible for hundreds of graduate students to pursue their master’s and doctoral degrees at Texas Tech and gave students in attendance an opportunity to personally thank their benefactors for their support.

Donors who provide the following graduate student scholarships and fellowships were recognized during the reception: American Mexican Friendship-Waterman Scholarship, AT&T Chancellor’s Fellowship, Cash Family Endowed Fellowship, Elo J. and Olga Urbanovsky Fellowship, Covenant Health and Social Services Fellowship, Helen DeVitt Jones Part-Time Graduate Scholarship, James D. and Mary Hazlewood Memorial Fellowship, Preston and Ima Smith Endowed Graduate Scholarship and the Water Conservation Research Scholarship.

During the 2008–2009 academic year, the Graduate School will award 330 scholarships totaling $936,000 to graduate students pursuing advanced degrees in colleges across the university.

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