Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship

The Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship is part of LU's Top Scholars Program. 

Outstanding incoming freshmen are invited to apply. Southeast Texas Legends Scholars receive a full scholarship for four years covering tuition, fees, room and board, and books.

Applicants should be: first-time-in-college freshmen (dual credit and AP credit are not disqualifying) with a minimum SAT (EBRW+M) score of 1330 or an ACT score of 29 or greater with a record of demonstrated excellence in academics, leadership, service and/or creative endeavors. Students must also complete a FAFSA and demonstrate financial need.

Southeast Texas Legends applicants must first apply and be accepted for admission to Lamar University. In addition, you must submit:

  • Letter of interest that presents a personal statement of your academic goals and intended major
  • Resume
  • Three letters of recommendation

Applications for the LU Top Scholars Program: Southeast Texas Legends Scholarship should be submitted online at 

All application materials should be submitted no later than January 1st.