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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?

In addition to scholarships provided by SFA, you have access to hundreds of opportunities to get scholarship funding to help you with college expenses. You just need to explore and apply! Most application deadlines are Feb. 15 of each year.

Opportunities for students in the James I. Perkins College of Education

Addijo Williams Education Scholarship

The Addijo Williams Education Scholarship is for education majors with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Bates Family Education Scholarship

The Bates Family Education Scholarship is for education majors with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Bill Greer Memorial Scholarship

The Bill Greer Memorial Scholarship is for education majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Bobbie Hargis Todd Scholarship 

The Bobbie Hargis Todd Scholarship supports SFA students who are the children or spouses of a law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty.

Cecil and Darlene Roby Memorial Scholarship

The Cecil and Darlene Roby Memorial Scholarship is for a student pursuing an education major with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Chadwick Scholarship

The Chadwick Scholarship is intended for education majors who graduated from Center High School.

Charles E. Root Education Scholarship

The Charles E. Root Education Scholarship is for education majors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Ellen V. Miller Education Scholarship

The Ellen V. Miller Education Scholarship is for education majors, sophomore or higher, with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Emmons Family Scholarship

The Emmons Family Scholarship is intended to benefit an education major, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who also is a member of a Panhellenic Council sorority or Interfraternity Council fraternity 

The SFA Panhellenic or IFC chapter must be recognized by the Office of Student Affairs Programs' Fraternity and Sorority Life staff members.

Note: This scholarship also is available to business majors.

Herrington-Moore Excellence in Teaching Scholarship

The Herrington-Moore Excellence in Teaching Scholarship is intended for Garrison Independent School District teachers pursuing advanced degrees within the James I. Perkins College of Education.

Hulie Freeze Education Scholarship

The Hulie Freeze Education Scholarship is for education majors who are classified as juniors or seniors.

J.A. and Mollie Sitton Spears Memorial Scholarship

The J.A. and Mollie Sitton Spears Memorial Scholarship is for the benefit of students within the education college.

Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship

The Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship is intended for an undergraduate education major maintaining a 3.25 GPA.

Langston and Virginia Kerr Education Scholarship

The Langston and Virginia Kerr Education Scholarship is for education majors with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Louise Jeter Education Scholarship

The Louise Jeter Education Scholarship is intended for an education major who transferred from Kilgore Junior College.

The student must have a minimum of 54 hours earned and a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

M.H. and Nettie Poore Hopson Memorial Scholarship

The M.H. and Nettie Poore Hopson Memorial Scholarship is for an education major, with a GPA of 2.5 or higher, who graduated from one of the following:

  • Alto High School
  • Carthage High School
  • Jacksonville High School

Maco Stewart Education Scholarship

The Maco Stewart Education Scholarship is intended for an undergraduate education major maintaining a 2.5 GPA.

The student must demonstrate financial need.

Marie Gann Martin Scholarship

The Marie Gann Martin Scholarship is for an education major who graduated from Central Heights High School.

Nathan and Susan Reese Scholarship

The Nathan and Susan Reese Scholarship is intended to benefit an education major, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, who also is a member of Sigma Chi or Alpha Chi Omega.

The SFA chapter must be recognized by the Office of Student Affairs Programs' Fraternity and Sorority Life staff members.

Note: This scholarship also is available to business majors

Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship

The Phi Delta Kappa Scholarship is intended for a graduate level education student who is a member or eligible for membership in Phi Delta Kappa.

Sequor Foundation Scholarship

The Sequor Foundation Scholarship is intended for an education major with a 2.5 GPA. Recipient must live in one of the following counties:

  • Angelina
  • Cass
  • Gregg
  • Harrison
  • Marion
  • Nacogdoches
  • Panola
  • Rusk
  • Sabine
  • San Augustine
  • Shelby
  • Smith
  • Upshur

Tom and Laura Crawford Education Scholarship

The Tom and Laura Crawford Education Scholarship is intended for a graduate of Henderson High School pursuing any education major.

Van and Loyce Samford Education Scholarship

The Van and Loyce Samford Education Scholarship is intended for an education major maintaining a 2.0 GPA.

The student must demonstrate financial need.

Vesper and Oma Hughes Scholarship

The Vesper and Oma Hughes Scholarship is for an education major who graduated from Garrison High School and has a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Scholarships by school, department or major

Each academic department within the education college offers unique scholarship opportunities. To learn more, check out the program-level scholarship pages below:

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.

 

Contact

James I. Perkins College of Education
Dean's Office

936.468.1292
collegeofeducation@sfasu.edu

Physical Address:
McKibben Education Building
Suite 213

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13023, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962