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

Scholarships by department, division or school

Each academic department within SFA’s College of Liberal and Applied Arts has available scholarships. To learn more, check out the program-level scholarship pages below:

Scholarships for liberal arts students 

William C. “Wild Bill” Marshall Liberal Arts Scholarship

This scholarship is for undergraduate students who must meet the following requirements:

  • be a liberal arts major
  • be a full-time student
  • be from Brazoria, Fort Bend, Matagorda or Montgomery County
  • have a GPA of 2.5 or higher (if currently enrolled at SFA)
  • andt have an ACT score of 26 or higher (if an incoming freshman)

Levi and Nannie Martin Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a liberal arts major with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must be graduates of Nacogdoches High School to be eligible.

Charles Stokes Liberal Arts Scholarship

This award is for an incoming freshman from Nacogdoches High School. Preference is given to history majors.

University Regents Scholarship – College of Liberal and Applied Arts

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

Getting started with 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 seems, and we’re here to help you before, during and after the application process.

Learn all about financial aid.