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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!

English Scholarships

Lumberjacks pursuing a major or minor in English are also eligible for several specific scholarships including:

Cyd Adams English Scholarship 

This scholarship is awarded to students who are majoring in English with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Dr. Neal B. Houston Memorial English Scholarship

This scholarship is to benefit an upperclass English major with a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

Gladys Fox Scholarship

This scholarship awards up to $550 to English majors who have a GPA of 2.5 or better.

Lillian E. Hoover Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for an outstanding incoming female freshman majoring in English.

To qualify for this award, you must:

  • Be from the East Texas region
  • Graduate in the top third of your high school class
  • Be enrolled full-time each semester
  • Have a minimum score of 1000 on SAT or a score of 19 on ACT
  • Maintain a minimum overall grade point average of 3.0 or better

Sara Snyder English Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an English major maintaining a 2.0 grade point average.

T.J. Kallsen English Scholarship

To qualify for this scholarship, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a first-generation college student
  • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior majoring in English
  • Must maintain a 3.3 grade point average

University Regents Scholarship – English

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

W.H. and Rhonda Clark Scholarship

This scholarship is intended for a student majoring in English with a 2.5 grade point average.

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.



Department of English and Creative Writing
Dr. Liz Tasker Davis, Chair

Dugas Liberal Arts North
Room 203

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13007, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962