How Do I Pay For College - Admissions - Sam Houston State University Home Admissions Menu Undergraduate(Freshmen, Transfers, Veterans, International, Former) First find out if you qualify for federal or state financial aid. Request a Federal Financial Aid Applicationonline. Yes, it'll take some effort to complete all that paperwork---but it pays off! You may be eligible for the TEXAS grant. It includes special funding for students that have received Associate degrees. Apply for a scholarship. Get an on- or off -campus job. Login to Jobs 4 Kats to view job opportunities. Contact your academic department for internship opportunities. Graduate Request and complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Apply for a scholarship. Also, contact your department about other scholarships opportunities. Contact your department about teaching and research assistantships. If you are completing a degree to teach in the following areas and are planning to teach in a school that serves low-income students, apply for the TEACH Grant: Bilingual Education and English Language Acquisition Foreign Language Mathematics Reading Specialist Science Special Education Research and apply for nationally competitive fellowships.