2020 Sam Houston State University Scholarships

Sam Houston State University net price is at $12,887.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Sam Houston State University. Sam Houston State University awards an average of $21,500.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Sam Houston State University students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Huntsville, then those costs could be even higher.

69% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $8,976.00. Furthermore, 48% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,596.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Sam Houston State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Sam Houston State University while others are open to Sam Houston State University students, though not exclusive to Sam Houston State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Sam Houston State University students?

There are 34 scholarships totaling $113,280.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 34 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Sam Houston State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Sam Houston State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Sam Houston State University study abroad scholarships, Sam Houston State University transfer scholarships, and Sam Houston State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Sam Houston State University study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Sam Houston State University study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Sam Houston State University transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Sam Houston State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Sam Houston State University transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Sam Houston State University transfer scholarships.

Are these Sam Houston State University scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Athletic Scholarship

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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- April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

New Horizons Grant

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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- April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

Texas Grant

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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- April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

The Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship

Sponsor by Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF), Inc. Location 801 South Fillmore, #700, Amarillo, TX

Applicant must be a graduating senior in a public or private school in Senate District 31 taking Advanced Placement/Honors curriculum. Leadership and community service must be demonstrated. Applicant must major in the field of education at any Texas college or university. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

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$1,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Millhollon Educational Trust Loan

Sponsor by Millhollon Educational Trust Estate

Applicant must be a Texas resident attending a Texas school who is 25 years old or younger. Financial need must be demonstrated and interview is required.

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$30,000.00 July 1 (fall), January 2 (spring) Apply Now

License Plate Insignia Scholarship

Sponsor by Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Applicant must be a resident of Texas and be attending a school in Texas. Selection is based upon financial need.

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- May 15 Apply Now

St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Scholarship

Sponsor by St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Location 919 East 32nd Street, Austin, TX

Applicant must be pursuing a healthcare-related degree at a school in Texas.

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- February 15 Apply Now

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarship

Sponsor by St. David's Foundation Location 811 Barton Springs Road, Suite 600, Austin, TX

Applicant must be pursuing a career in a health care-related profession. Application form, essay, three official letters of recommendation, official scholastic transcript, first page of the Federal Income Tax Form, copy of Proof of United States Citizenship, and a recent photograph are required to be submitted.

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$6,000.00 March 12 Apply Now

Sam Houston State University Scholarship

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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- April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

Teach for Texas Grant

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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- April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

Moody Scholar Program

Sponsor by Moody Foundation Location 2302 Postoffice, Galveston, TX

Applicant must have a minimum 88 average, be in the top quarter of their class, must attend college in the state of Texas and must demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a graduate of a Galveston County high school.

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$2,000.00 December 5 Apply Now

Student Deposit Scholarship

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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$1,000.00 April 1 (Priority) Apply Now

Leveraged Educational Assistance Grant (SSIG/LEAP)

Sponsor by Sam Houston State University

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$1,000.00 April 1 (Priority) Apply Now