Bursar's Office

Outside Scholarship Processing

  • Outside Scholarships are funds received from sources outside the University such as booster club scholarships, PTO scholarships, etc.
  • These funds should be sent to the Special Services Cashier for processing as quickly as possible. Along with the check, donors should submit the following information:
  • Please fill out Scholarship Donor Form with the following information; 
    • Specifications on how to disburse the scholarship
    • Full name and Sam ID number of the scholarship recipient
    • Address and phone number of a person who can be reached for questions concerning the scholarship 
  • Mail checks to:

Sam Houston State University
Box 2273
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2273

  • Direct any questions to bursar@shsu.edu 
  • Students remember to verify that your outside scholarships have reached the University before the payment due date.
  • Refer to the Financial Aid link for information on how to apply scholarships to your account.
  • It is suggested that students confirm application of aid to their account by the applicable due date.
  • Please direct any questions about application of aid to the Bursar's Office at 936-294-1083.