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The SFA Distinguished High School Program partners with independent school districts to offer unique opportunities that include guaranteed admission and enhanced services to eligible students.

In addition to scholarship benefits, to help break down financial barriers that may keep students from attending SFA, the university will provide additional financial support to eligible Distinguished High School students with an identified financial need.

Explore the list below to learn more about benefits specific to your school.

East Texas high schools

Center

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Central Heights

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Lufkin

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Livingston

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Hudson

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Nacogdoches

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Deep East Texas College and Career Academy

Burkeville

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Jasper

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Kirbyville

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Newton

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Spurger

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Woodville

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • FAFSA nights
  • Regular document pickup
  • Special admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Dallas-area high schools

Allen

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 50%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Monthly admissions visits

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Little Elm

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Monthly admissions visits

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Rockwall

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Regular document pickup
  • Additional admissions presentations
  • Individual student meetings (as needed)
  • Monthly check-ins

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Rockwall Heath

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Regular document pickup
  • Additional admissions presentations
  • Individual student meetings (as needed)
  • Monthly check-ins

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Houston-area high schools

Conroe

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Elkins

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Langham Creek

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Application workshops
  • Monthly admissions visits
  • Classroom presentations every other month
  • FAFSA workshop and presentation

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Morton Ranch

Benefits to applying to SFA:

  • SFA's $50 application fee waived
  • Guaranteed admission to students ranked in top 30%
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Monthly admissions visits
  • General advising
  • Regular document pickup
  • Bilingual financial aid presentation
  • Panel of college representatives

Scholarship benefits:

  • $5,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 10%
  • $3,000 scholarship for students ranked in the top 11-25% with a 3.0 high school GPA

Ready to apply?

Visit GoApplyTexas.org, complete your application and select "I'm requesting a fee waiver". Don't forget to submit your official high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores!

Contact

Office of Admissions
936.468.2504
Fax: 936.468.3149
admissions@sfasu.edu
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Physical Address:
Rusk Building
Room 206

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13051, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962