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Scholarships help make school affordable

Need help paying for school? We’ve got your back. Computer science students can apply for scholarships that are awarded based on need, academic standing or other requirements. Check out some of the scholarship opportunities available below, or talk to your advisor to learn more.

Alumni Association Scholarship

The SFA Alumni Association administers a number of alumni scholarships created by graduates of the Department of Computer Science. 

Computer Science Scholarship

Created by the Department of Computer Science Advisory Council and funded with membership fees from the Advisory Council and contributions from alumni and friends, this scholarship provides funding for computer science students.

Focus POS Systems Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded annually to incoming computer science students. It was created in 1986 by SFA graduates Lance Hirsch and James Foreman, founders of Texas-based Focus POS Systems. To qualify, students must be computer science majors and meet one of the following requirements:

  • Be an incoming freshman in the top 15% of their high school class and have an SAT score of 1220 or an ACT score of 27;
  • Be a transfer student who meets all of the incoming freshman requirements and has a transfer GPA of 3.0 or higher; or
  • Be a current, full-time SFA student with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and in good academic standing.

George W. Dailey Memorial Computer Science Scholarship

This scholarship was created in honor of SFA faculty member Dr. George Dailey, who taught at SFA from 1975 until his death in 2004. Junior and senior computer science majors.

University Regents Scholarship

This award opportunity, which provides up to $3,000, is for first-time incoming students at the freshman, sophomore or junior level who plan to major in computer science. Learn more about requirements and renewals.


Department of Computer Science

Physical Address:
Cole STEM Building
Suite 312

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13063, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962