Stephen F. Austin State University

Financial Assistance & Scholarship

Financial Assistance & Scholarship Committee (2019/2020)


Appointed by the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and consisting of representation from each of the undergraduate colleges, admissions office, computer center, scholarship office, and as ex officio, the Director of Financial Aid, who shall provide staff support to the committee.


Provost office convenes first meeting of the academic year, when there is no Chair. The committee then elects the Chair at this meeting.


Three -year.


To select recipients of scholarships for all endowed scholarships which do not stipulate an alternate selection procedure; to encourage the development of academic excellence through the scholarship program; and, to make recommendations concerning policies governing scholarships, student loads and student employment.

Name Title Dept/College/Office Term Ends
Ryan Phelps Associate Professor Economics & Finance June, 2022
Scott Shattuck Associate Dean Fine Arts June, 2022
Mary Smith Assistant Director Information Technology June, 2022
Elizabeth Spradley Assistant Professor Communication June, 2020
Erma Brecht Executive Director Admissions June, 2021

Sarah Stovall

Professor Mathematics & Statistics June, 2022
Rachele Garrett Director Financial Aid ex officio
Sarah Drake Clinical Instructor Human Sciences June, 2022

Tammy Mitchum


Assistant Director Financial Aid June, 2021
Michael Maurer Associate Professor Forestry & Agriculture June, 2021
Deborah Pace Associate Dean Sciences & Mathematics June 2021
Shaun Roberts Assistant Professor Art June 2021
Hollie Smith Assistant Dean Student Affairs June 2021
Michael Tkacik Director/Professor School of Honors June 2021
Ryan Brown-Moreno Counselor/Recruiter Admissions June 2021
Raquel Skidmore Academic Advisor Student Success Center June 2021
Liz Chambliss Counselor/Scholarships Financial Aid June 2021
Joey Bray Department Chair Agriculture June 2020
Marc Guidry Associate Provost

Academic Affairs

Ex Officio