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Make scholarship applications a priority

If you’re concerned about affording a higher education, know that SFA grants hundreds of financial assistance packages to help our students with college expenses. You just need to explore and apply!

Many of our scholarships are open to all qualified applicants, and many of our departments feature program-specific financial aid options. Below is a list of the ones set aside for Lumberjacks pursuing a major in human services and educational leadership.

Scholarships for students of human services and educational leadership

Allene and Randolph Hankla Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship supports graduate students majoring in counseling and maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Bill and Carolyn Hamrick Human Services Scholarship

The Bill and Carolyn Hamric Human Services Scholarship is for the benefit of students in the Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher.

East Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Scholarship

The East Texas Speech Language Hearing Association Scholarship is to support a graduate student majoring in speech-language pathology.

Elnita Ostrom Stanley Speech Pathology Scholarship

The Elnita Ostrom Stanley Speech Pathology Scholarship is to benefit a student majoring in speech-language pathology with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Recipients may be seniors going on to graduate school.

Malcolm and LaWanda Rector Scholarship

The Malcolm and LaWanda Rector Scholarship is intended to benefit a student working toward a graduate degree in educational leadership.

Sandra Lowery Scholarship in Educational Leadership

The Sandra Lowery Scholarship in Educational Leadership is for a student in the doctoral program for educational leadership (principal, superintendent or K-12 educational administration) who is maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

Getting Started: Financial Aid

For any scholarship, grant, loan or work-study program, you’ll need to first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to verify that you meet certain academic and financial requirements. And don’t worry! It might sound complicated, but we’re here to help you throughout the entire application process.

Learn all about financial aid.

Contact the Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13019, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962