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Scholarship Opportunities

  • Don Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund:

The Don Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in memory/honor of Don Taylor’s family members, including Charline Taylor, David Taylor, Donna Rocha, Devin Rocha, and Kylie Rocha.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship will be awarded to the students with the top GPA’s of the graduating class of Roosevelt High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education. (Number of awards vary year to year.)
CONTACT: Counselor, Roosevelt High School (1406 CR 3300, Lubbock 79403)


  • George Scott Jr. Memorial Scholarship

(click here for George Scott, Jr. Scholarship Fund Application)

This fund was established by Mr. Kent Hance in memory of his good friend George Scott Jr.

ELIGIBILITY: Lubbock County High School Seniors

  • Student will be attending Texas Tech University
  • Preference given to African American students

CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061)


  • Weldon and Ruth Gibbs Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. Weldon Gibbs and Mrs. Ruth Gibbs who worked their way through school during the Depression. The Gibbs family values service to community and church and the ability to persevere to overcome obstacles even more than a strong academic record. This scholarship was established to foster those qualities.

ELIGIBILITY: Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences Students

  • Financial need
  • Record or reputation, as a youth, of substantial community involvement and/or church involvement
  • Above average academic record IS NOT a requirement or prerequisite to qualification

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences (Box 1034; Lubbock, TX 79409-1034)


The following applications can be found at

  1. Lubbock Art Association Scholarship is for those who plan on continuing their education in an arts related field. ** PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR ART TEACHERS
  2. Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship is for a Texas resident graduating senior who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education.