Stephen F. Austin State University

Scholarships & Financial Aid

SFA's Financial Aid Office offers several options including scholarships, loans, work-study programs and grants to help students and their families pay for their college education.

SFA has hundreds of scholarships available to students. Some scholarships are based on merit, while others have a need-based, as well as merit, criteria. Scholarships requiring audition(s) or tryout(s) are also available. Criteria which may be used to determine recipients include class rank, high school or college GPA, scores on the ACT or SAT, leadership activities, and performance. Scholarship amounts range from $100 - $8,000. Some are renewable based upon academic performance, while others are one-time awards.