The Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Clagett Scholarships
The Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Clagett Scholarships are awarded to deserving SFA students who are majoring in sociology, nursing or social work. The Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Clagett Graduate Sociology Scholarship is awarded to an SFA graduate student in good academic standing. SFA nursing students in good standing are eligible for the The Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Clagett Nursing Scholarship, and social work students in good standing may receive The Dr. Arthur and Dorothy Clagett Social Work Scholarship.
Arthur taught sociology at SFA for 18 years. He received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Baylor University and later attended the University of Arkansas, where he received his master’s degree in psychology. He worked at the Louisiana State Prison while working toward his doctoral degree in sociology and after graduation taught at Lamar State College until transferring to teach at SFA.
Dorothy graduated from SFA with her master’s degree in education in 1970. She attended East Texas Baptist University and Louisiana Tech University and taught school in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, for 13 years.