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The School of Honors at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) is pleased to announce the competition for its annual Wisely Awards scholarship program. These awards are made possible through the generosity of the Dorothy Wisely School of Honors Endowment. The supervision of the awards is directed by the School of Honors.


To be eligible for consideration for the Wisely Award scholarship a student must:


In late spring of each year, the School of Honors will announce award winners. Recipients will receive up to $1,000 toward the following academic year at SFA.

If awarded a Wisely Award scholarship, scholarship recipients must maintain School of Honors membership, which includes maintaining a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and earning a minimum of 6 Honors credit hours each academic year as well as enrolling in a minimum of 12 credit hours at SFA in the Fall and Spring semesters in which the scholarship is distributed.

To apply, please complete by February 1st the SFA Scholarship application:

  1. The SFA Scholarship application can be accessed online through students mySFA account by selecting myServices, then selecting Apply for Scholarships;
  2. On page 6 of the online SFA Scholarship application under the question, “Do you participate in any of the following activities?”, check the box next to “Honors Program”;
  3. Up to three letters of recommendation from professor(s) by submitting their name and email address(es) which will allow them to click a link to complete the process; and
  4. Complete the 300-600 word essay “Assess the importance of a college education” on page 7 of the online application.

Scholarship application questions?
SFA Financial Aid office
(936) 468-2403
finaid@sfasu.edu

School of Honors questions?
SFA School of Honors office
(936) 468-2813
honors@sfasu.edu

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