Student Scholar Award

The Remnant Trust Student Scholar Award

The Remnant Trust and Texas Tech University are offering a Student Scholar Award for a Texas Tech University undergraduate or graduate student to do individual research using documents from The Remnant Trust Collection to create and curate an exhibit, as well as to make a presentation to the university and wider community. The award will be for Spring semester 2020.

The successful candidate will receive $3000 (including taxes) for this one-semester project. Students will be expected to commit 10 hours per week to working closely with The Remnant Trust and other special collection librarians toward the research, preparation, and public presentation of this project as well as create a website. The student scholar should have a faculty advisor for his or her project.


The Student Scholar Award offers students the following opportunities:

To help fulfill the shared mission of The Remnant Trust and Texas Tech University to create a public dialogue on the importance of historical and original texts;

To participate in an active, collaborative learning experience;

To find creative means of expression and communication through the curating of an exhibit and the public presentation of research;

To present ideas in an exhibit and/or online project.


How to apply:

Become familiar with the collection of The Remnant Trust:

Make an appointment to visit The Remnant Trust, located in the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Room 109.

Prepare and submit an application by October 15, 2020. All applicants will be notified of the final decision by December 1, 2020.

Please submit application via email at or by mail to The Remnant Trust, Inc., Texas Tech University, Box 41041, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1041.


For questions or more information about this opportunity, please contact The Remnant Trust, Inc., at 806-742-0375, or


Printable: Instructions and Application