The awards and scholarships received by CISER Scholars are prestigious and diverse; the honor societies they belong to are outstanding.
The CISER Scholars include some of Texas Tech’s most outstanding students, including Presidential Scholars (the most prestigious scholarships awarded at TTU), Goldwater Scholars (23/27 TTU Goldwater Scholars from 1994-2007 were CISER Scholars), National Merit Scholars, members of the President’s (4.0 G.P.A.; 10 Scholars) and Dean’s (3.50 G.P.A.; 31 Scholars) lists, participants in the University Honors College, and members of various academic honor societies, including Mortar Board, a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service.
Over the years, Scholars have created various CISER hosted awards; Richard L. Blanton Endowment for Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Talkmitt Science Motivator Award, Julie Isom WE Fund Research Award, the Dr. Gary Fish Mission Awards and various Texas Tech Deans and community awards.