TROY offers community college scholarships

Posted: Tuesday, 24 September 2013

TROY – Two new Troy University scholarships aim to pave the way for community college transfer students to earn a four-year degree at any TROY campus locations.

Students transferring from an Alabama Community College, or other select community colleges in the TROY service area, will be able to apply for either a merit scholarship or an achievement scholarship. This scholarship program will begin Fall 2014.

“The scholarships were created to ensure community college students access to all TROY programs and to minimize the financial stress many transfer students encounter," said Buddy Starling, Dean of Enrollment Management.

“We are optimistic that these scholarships will continue Troy University's tradition of attracting high quality transfer students, and further strengthen the already strong relationship TROY has with schools in the Alabama Community College System, as well as our partners throughout our service areas," he said.

A Transfer Merit Scholarship is awarded for students with a 3.5 GPA or higher and would provide a $3,000 scholarship, while a Transfer Achievement Scholarship for $2,000 is available to students with a 3.25 GPA. This scholarship will only be available to those students who have completed transferrable academic credit (non-technical) coursework.

In addition to all Alabama Community College transfer students, students transferring from the following institutions will also be eligible for the award: Bainbridge College (Ga.), Chipola College (Fla.), Columbus Technical College (Ga.), Gulf Coast State College (Fla.), Northwest Florida State College, and Pensacola State College (Fla.).