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!
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.
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.