Are you ready to join the Bearkat Family?
If you’re a top 25% student in the Bearkat Advantage Program, then you’ve earned AUTOMATIC ADMISSION to Sam Houston State University!
SHSU is proud to support eligible college-bound students from Goose Creek CISD and Hunstville ISD with automatic admission and financial assistance, along with enhanced services to guidance counselors. At SHSU, we believe "The measure of a Life is its Service," and we're ready to serve you and your family. Located just an hour north of Houston, Sam Houston State, with its beautiful campus charm, has a Texas small town feel with large scale opportunities including top-ranked degree programs.
We're also ready to waive your application fee! Take the next steps:
- Apply to SHSU
- Select "Request a Fee Waiver"
- Submit your transcript
Your hard work can pay off!
Each participating high school will also receive $1,000 annually to award eligible students on their path to SHSU!
...and you can find even more scholarships, grants, and aid to help pay for college. Check out the Smith-Hutson Scholarship, Honors College , and Bearkat Promise opportunities!
Current High School Partners:
If you attend a high school in one of these districts and qualify for the Bearkat Advantage Program, then you’re automatically in at SHSU!
- Huntsville ISD
- Goose Creek ISD
Don’t see your district? Contact us to learn more about our partnerships.
Who can you contact with questions?
Greater Huntsville and North East Houston