Dothan Campus Scholarships

Dothan Campus Scholarships

Troy University, Dothan Campus offers a limited number of scholarships for undergraduate students. Full and partial tuition waiver scholarships are available to students enrolled in a degree program at the Dothan Campus. For more information, Tara Ryals, Troy University, Dothan Campus, P.O. Box 8368, Dothan, AL 36304. Telephone: (334) 983-6556, extension 1205.

Troy University has an established and growing number of corporate partners that they have joined with to provide opportunities for its employees to achieve personal and professional growth through TROY’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Corporate Achiever Scholarship is offered to the full-time employees, contractors, spouse, or dependent of a full-time employee of one of TROY’s corporate partners. For information on Troy University’s partnerships, go to http://www.troy.edu/partnerships/.

Award Details:

  1. Scholarship equal to one three hour course awarded after completing first term in academic good standing
  2. Scholarship equal to final six hours of TROY degree (Graduate recipients)
  3. Scholarship equal to final nine hours of TROY degree (Undergraduate recipients)
  4. Includes established partnership discounts

Eligibility requirements for all students:

  1. Submit application for admission
  2. Submit Corporate Achiever Scholarship Application prior to the start of their first term at Troy University
  3. Enroll in the term (9-week) format (Online and In-Class: Global Campus, eTROY, Montgomery, Dothan, and Phenix City)
  4. Not receive other institutional-funded scholarship during the time of attendance (including Troy University’s employee tuition assistance program) The TROY Corporate Achiever Scholarship can be used along with the established partnership benefits. Please see specific partnerships for current discount rates.
  5. Organization must be a current, official partner with Troy University
  6. Applicant/Student must be a full-time employee, contractor, spouse, or dependent of full-time employee associated with an approved partner

Additional requirements for students seeking a bachelor’s degree:

  1. Be unconditionally admitted to the University and have the following:
    For Freshman – high school grade point average of at least 2.50
    For Transfers – cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50
    For GED Recipients – minimum score of 550 if taken prior to Jan. 1, 2014; minimum of 150 and provide proof of their GED diploma if taken after Jan 1, 2014.
  2. Successfully complete 18 credits per year, beginning at the time of enrollment and ending no later than five years from the start date.

Additional requirements for students seeking a graduate degree:

  1. Be unconditionally admitted to a graduate degree program. If necessary for the field of study, the applicant must be admitted to the program.
  2. Successfully complete 15 semester credits per year, beginning at the time of enrollment and ending no later than two years from the start date.

Application and selection procedures:

Incoming students must apply for the scholarship prior to the start of their first term at Troy University. Priority for awards will be based on the date application packages are completed (transcripts, letter of recommendation if applicable, acceptable standardized test score, etc.). Scholarships recipients will be issued certificates indicating their awards.

Application for TROY Corporate Achiever Scholarship

In an effort to make college more affordable and to encourage students to persist through their academic programs, Troy University is making 1000 Horizon Scholarships available to new students who meet the eligibility and selection criteria described below. Eight hundred scholarships will be awarded to students seeking bachelor’s degrees, and two hundred will be awarded to students seeking graduate degrees. The scholarship is available to students beginning a degree program during the 2014/2015 academic year. Students seeking associate degrees or certificates are not eligible.

Award Details

  • • Scholarship equal to one three hour course awarded after completing first term in academic good standing
  • • Scholarship equal to final six hours of TROY degree (Graduate recipients)
  • • Scholarship equal to final nine hours of TROY degree (Undergraduate recipients)

Eligibility Requirements For All Students

  • • Submit application for admission
  • • Submit Horizon Scholarship Application prior to the start of their first term at Troy University
  • • Enroll in the term (9-week) format (Online and In-Class: Global Campus, eTROY, Montgomery, Dothan, and Phenix City)
  • • Not receive other institutional-funded scholarship during the time of attendance (including Troy University’s employee tuition assistance program)

Additional Requirements For Students Seeking A Bachelor’s Degree

  • • Be unconditionally admitted to the University and have the following
  • For Freshman – high school grade point average of at least 2.50
  • For Transfers – cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50
  • For GED Recipients – minimum score of 550
  • • Successfully complete 18 credits per year, beginning at the time of enrollment and ending no later than five years from the start date.

Additional Requirements For Students Seeking A Graduate Degree

  • • Be unconditionally admitted to a graduate degree program. If necessary for the field of study, the applicant must be admitted to the program.
  • • Successfully complete 15 semester credits per year, beginning at the time of enrollment and ending no later than two years from the start date.

Application And Selection Procedures

Incoming students must apply for the scholarship prior to the start of their first term at Troy University. Priority for awards will be based on the date application packages are completed (transcripts, letter of recommendation if applicable, acceptable standardized test score, etc.). Scholarships recipients will be issued certificates indicating their awards.

Application for TROY Horizon Scholarship

These tuition-waiver scholarships pay one-half of 12 hours in-state tuition only and are two-year (4 semesters) scholarships which are available to current graduates who are graduating with an associate, academic--not technical-- degree. Recipients must be graduates of Enterprise State Community College, Wallace Community College, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College, Chipola College, or Bainbridge College Fall Semester 2012, Spring Semester 2013 or Summer Term 2013. To be eligible, an applicant's cumulative college GPA must be at least 3.5 (4.0 scale) on all courses completed prior to Fall Semester 2013. Recipients must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be full-time students. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Dothan Campus provides a tuition-waiver scholarship to uphold the legacy of excellence in leadership, integrity, and intelligence as demonstrated by Dr. Douglas C. Patterson, former senior vice chancellor and former interim president of the Dothan Campus. This one-year (2 semesters) tuition-waiver scholarship pays up to 9 hours of in-state, graduate tuition only. Recipient must be a first- time and full-time graduate student who will begin graduate school in the Fall of 2013 and who has no graduate credit and who is admitted un- conditionally into the College of Education. The recipient must have a cumulative graduating undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Preference will be given to applicants who have been in leadership roles in recognized school or community clubs and organizations.

Applicant must submit a statement (typed and limited to one page) in their scholarship package expressing the history of their commitment to leadership. They must also include in the last paragraph of that statement their intended leadership efforts on behalf of the Dothan Campus (these can be TROY clubs and organizations or community related organizations).

These tuition-waiver scholarships were established through a trust created by the Connell family and honor Broughton and Marion Connell, business and agricultural leaders in Dothan. Each scholarship pays only thirty-six (36) hours of in- state, graduate tuition and must be completed within three (3) years. Recipients must be first-time graduate students in the Fall of 2013 who have no graduate credit and who are admitted unconditionally into the Dothan Campus Graduate School (student must declare a Dothan Campus major). Recipients must have a cumulative graduating undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) and have been in leadership roles in recognized school or community clubs and organizations. To maintain this scholarship, recipients must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Applicants must submit a statement (typed and limited to one page) in their scholarship package explaining “What Leadership Means to Me” and incorporate in their statement their leadership roles, along with reference letters that address the applicant’s leadership qualities and skills.

The Sumter Hilman Majors, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by Dr. Elizabeth and Mr. Hilman Majors, Sr. in memory of their son. This scholarship is applicable toward tuition and fees at the Dothan Campus for a full-time or part-time student. Recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in a graduate program in the College of Education, must demonstrate financial need and high moral character, and must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) for each semester receiving this award. The amount and duration of the scholarship varies annually. Applicant must address in their statement their financial need and why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Troy University Military and Family Scholarship has been established to recognize the service of U.S. Active Military, Reserve and National Guard members by offering a scholarship to the service member, their spouse and/or dependent children.

The Scholarship reduces tuition to $250 per credit hour at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible for this scholarship, the student must meet the following:

  • Must be currently serving in the active or reserve component of the US military or
  • Must be the spouse or dependent child of a currently serving service member, including National Guard and Reserves.
  • Enrollment Status: Applicant or Enrolled
  • Degree program level: Associate, Undergraduate, Graduate, or Doctoral
  • Service members need not submit an application for the scholarship (the military TA form will serve as your application). Members who have exhausted their military TA funding or decide not to utilize TA funding, should request the scholarship via email to fosterc@troy.edu or frederic@troy.edu. All eligibility requirements and award details for the TROY Military & Family Scholarship apply to service members.
  • Scholarship Application must be received 2 weeks prior to the start of the Term or Semester for which the dependent is applying for the scholarship.
  • Must submit completed Verification of Spouse or Dependent Status form to the Scholarship Coordinator no later than two (2) weeks prior to the start of the semester/term. Re-validation will be required each year not later than July, 31 to maintain scholarship. Download "Request for Verification of Spouse or Dependent Status" Form
  • Maintain a 2.0 Cumulative GPA at the Undergraduate level or a 3.0 Cumulative GPA at the Graduate level throughout the degree program.

Award Details:

  • This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with any other scholarship or tuition assistance awarded by Troy University, VA, or State benefits (excluding 1606 & 1607).
  • Amount of award will be dependent on the number of credit hours the scholarship recipient registers for each semester or term.
  • Amount of award will not exceed the credit hour requirements of the student’s initial program. Should the student change their degree program, they will be held to their original degree programs credit hour requirement.
  • Scholarship can only be used toward one degree at each level (one associate’s, one bachelor’s degree, one master’s degree, and one doctorate degree)

Application for Military and Family Scholarship

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