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Make scholarship applications a priority

You’ve completed your application to SFA, scheduled an appointment with an advisor, found a place to live and even mocked up a class schedule. Your next decision – how are you going to pay for it all?

SFA students have access to hundreds of opportunities to get scholarship funding to help you with college expenses. You just need to explore and apply!

Government scholarships

Lumberjacks pursuing a degree in government, criminal justice or pre-law are also eligible for several specific scholarships.

A.L. Mangham Criminal Justice Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to working criminal justice majors with a 2.0 grade point average or higher. 

Dora Grant Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in political science or government. A minimum 3.0 grade point average is required. 

Eric Little Criminal Justice Scholarship

This scholarship benefits a criminal justice major who is classified as a junior or a senior. 

Helen Ballard Scholarship

Criminal justice majors who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and who demonstrate financial need are eligible for this scholarship.  

Joe Fisher Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in forestry, criminal justice or pre-law.

Kenneth and Elouise Milton Memorial Agricultural Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in agriculture, kinesiology and health science, criminal justice or business. A grade point average of 2.5 or higher is required. Student athletes majoring in agriculture have first priority.

Ryan Koonce Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for a criminal justice major. Recipients must be working students with a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Travis Falck Criminal Justice Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for a student majoring in criminal justice. To qualify, you must:

  • Be a junior or senior
  • Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 higher

University Regents Scholarship – Government

This award opportunity is for first-time incoming students at the freshman, sophomore or junior level who plan to major in government or criminal justice. Learn more about requirements and renewals.

Getting started: Financial aid

Whether you’re applying for a scholarship or interested in a grant, loan or work study program, you’ll need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and make sure you meet certain academic and financial requirements. Don’t worry, financial aid isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and we’re here to help you before, during and after the application process.

Learn all about financial aid.

Contact

Department of Government
936.468.4408
government@sfasu.edu

Dugas Liberal Arts North
Room 124

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13045, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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