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Los Hermanos Familia Local University Scholarship Spring 2024 application is now open through September 18, 2023.
Together, we will be awarding $25,000 to male students at these
fine colleges and universities!

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Past Scholarship Recipients

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Los Hermanos Familia 2024 Scholarship Chairs Rosa Llanas, chair; Julio Llanas, Co-chair. The 2024 committee includes Amaris Garcia, Christy Martinez-Garcia,
and Esmerelda Benitez.


Apply for these Current Scholarships

Julio & Rosa Llanas Scholarship - This scholarship is provided to a student in the fall who is currently enrolled in college, and encourages retention, and offers support to obtain their degree. Must have a 3.0 GPA. Opening Spring 2024


Ortiz "Pass It On" Scholarship - This scholarship is provided to a student raised by a single mother. Opening Spring 2024

Christy Martinez-Garcia & Frank Garcia "Service Above Self" Scholarship - This scholarship is provided to a student who is active in their community. Opening Spring 2024

Charles A. & Grace Guy Scholarship This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in memory of Mr. Charles Guy, civic leader and former editor of the Lubbock AJ.

ELIGIBILITY: Students majoring in Journalism in the Mass Communications Department, College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University
- Financial need
- Personal integrity
- Scholastic potential or achievement
- Dedication to making the world a better place in which to live

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, School of Mass CommunicationsP.O. Box 43082Lubbock, TX 79409-3082

John T. Montford Scholarship This scholarship fund was established through contributions to the 2001 Hero’s Luncheon honoring former State Senator and Texas Tech University Chancellor John Montford.

ELIGIBILITY: Students at Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (one award per school)
SELECTION CRITERIA: First-generation students.

CONTACT: Scholarship & Financial Aid Office, TTU
Box 45011
Lubbock, TX 79409
or TTU Health Sciences Center
3601 4th Street MS8310
Lubbock, TX 79409

Fallen Heroes Fund Scholarship The Community Foundation of West Texas has established the Fallen Heroes Fund to assist with educational expenses of dependent survivors of service men and women and first responders who have died on active duty since September 11, 2001. Dependent survivors include spouses, sons, and daughters (biological, adopted, or stepchildren). The scholarships are available as supplements to financial aid and survivor educational benefits. The applicant may be registered as a full or part-time student. Scholarship funding will not exceed the cost of a four-year degree at Texas Tech University.  Use the following link to apply:

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L. Edwin Smith Tuition Scholarship This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Mr. L. Edwin Smith, a distinguished alumnus of the Texas Tech University accounting program. ELIGIBILITY:
Accounting majors at Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
- Financial need
- Personal integrity
- Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business (806) 742-3188

Lubbock Optimist Club Phoenix Award Scholarship This scholarship was created for Lubbock and South Plains area graduating high school seniors planning to attend a post-secondary institution. Students must be "At Risk", have dropped out of school, overcame obstacles and difficulties, and have returned to high school to graduate, and show academic performance. Due date, number of awards, and award amount may vary. Please contact your school guidance counselor or the Community Foundation for more information and application.

Woman-to-Woman Scholarship This scholarship fund was established by Dr. Lou Diekemper in order to provide support for women who are 50 years of age or older and find themselves in need of additional education or vocational training in order to obtain employment or to make a needed change in their current employment situation.

ELIGIBILITY: South Plains resident who will be attending a South Plains college/university or vocational training program
- Women 50 years of age or older
- Financial need
- Desire to obtain an undergraduate degree or certificate

Apply online by November 15th at:

LATINO LUBBOCK MAGAZINE Pick up your monthly copy of Latino Lubbock Magazine to find scholarship and college preparation information on the education page and in the brieflies section. You can also read it online at 

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