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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 with college expenses. You just need to explore and apply!

Mass communication scholarships

Mass communication students at SFA are also eligible for several specific scholarships.

Don Candler Scholarship

This scholarship is to benefit a journalism major who is a sophomore or above.

Dr. Tom D. Kennedy Scholarship

This scholarship is provided to outstanding journalism students attending Stephen F. Austin State University.

Francine Hoffman Memorial Journalism Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a full-time student majoring in journalism.

George Bokorney Scholarship

This scholarship is to benefit journalism majors with a grade point average of 2.5 or better.

James and Wilma Fuller Communication/Public Relations Scholarship

This scholarship is for the benefit of mass communication majors. Preference will be given to students with a concentration in public relations and demonstrating financial need.

Joe B. Shaw Memorial Communication Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for the benefit of students who are mass communication majors.

Mike Crim Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for a full-time student majoring in journalism.

Norman Johnson Scholarship

This scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students studying mass communication with an emphasis in radio-television. Students awarded this scholarship must maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0.

Pat Spence Scholarship for the Pine Log

Students who have completed a minimum of one full semester of employment on staff at the Pine Log and have maintained a grade point average of 2.0 or higher are eligible for this scholarship.

Ray Belsley Mass Communication Scholarship

This scholarship is available to full-time students who are focusing on radio-television. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher is required.

Southwestern Bell Communication Scholarship

This scholarship is open to mass communication majors with a grade point average of 2.5 or greater.

University Regents Scholarship – Mass Communication

This award opportunity, which provides up to $3,000, is for first-time incoming students at the freshman, sophomore or junior level who plan to major in mass communication. Learn more about requirements and renewals.

Victor B. Fain Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for a mass communication major, who is also the sports editor of the Pine Log.

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 Mass Communication
936.468.4001
massmedia@sfasu.edu

Boynton Building 
Room 301

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13048, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962-3048

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