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, contact 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

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 at least 45 hours of 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.), Central Texas College (TX), Chipola College (Fla.), Columbus Technical College (Ga.), Gulf Coast State College (Fla.), Northwest Florida State College, Pensacola State College (Fla.), and Pikes Peak Community College (CO).

Application for Transfer Merit and Transfer Achievement Scholarship

This tuition-waiver scholarship pays full tuition of 12 hours in-state tuition only and is a two-year (4 semesters) scholarship which is available to an under- graduate student who has a minimum ACT composite score of 26 (SAT 1170) and a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.8 (4.0 scale). Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be a full-time student. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

This tuition-waiver scholarship pays three-fourths of 12 hours in-state tuition only and is a two-year (4 semesters) scholarship which is available to an undergraduate student who has a minimum ACT composite score of 24 (SAT 1100) and a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.5 (4.0 scale). Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be a full-time student. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a 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 undergraduate students who have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 (SAT 1030) and a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.2 (4.0 scale). Recipients must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be full-time students. Applicants must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a 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 undergraduate students currently enrolled at the Dothan Campus (currently registered for classes at the Dothan Campus) who demonstrate academic potential and financial/personal need. Applicants must have applied for Federal Student Aid prior to applying for the Student Affairs Scholarship. Recipients must have a cumulative college GPA of at least 2.75 (4.0 scale), must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 2.75 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship, and must be full-time students. Applicants must address in their statement their financial/personal need and why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Dothan Campus provides a tuition-waiver scholarship in memory of Robert M. Paul, first president of the Dothan Campus. This tuition-waiver scholarship pays full tuition of 12 hours in-state tuition only and is a one-year (2 semesters) scholarship available to an undergraduate student who has a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be a full-time student. Recipient must demonstrate financial need, must be a hard working student, and must possess the highest moral character. Applicant references should address these specific criteria. Applicant must address in their statement their financial need, they are a hard working student, and why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

This one (1) tuition-waiver scholarship pays one-half tuition of 12 hours in-state tuition only and is a two-year (4 semesters) scholarship which is available to a current two-year college transfer student (Fall Semester 2012, Spring Semester 2013, or Summer Term 2013) who is a member in good standing of Phi Theta Kappa. Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.5 (4.0 scale) to maintain this scholarship and must be a full-time student. Applicant must provide a copy of their Phi Theta Kappa certificate or a letter or transcript verifying that they are/were a member in good standing. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Dothan Campus provides a tuition-waiver scholarship in memory of Dr. Jack R. Sublette who served the Dothan Campus as a professor, vice president for student affairs, vice president for academic affairs, and executive vice president and who established the scholarship program at the Dothan Campus. This scholarship pays full tuition of 12 hours in-state tuition only and for one- year (2 semesters) and is available to a Dothan Campus undergraduate student who is of junior or senior status (completed at least 60 semester hours) and who is majoring in Arts and Sciences. Recipient must be a full- time student during the semesters in which the scholarship is used. The three references must be completed by Dothan Campus faculty members. The applicant must have a Troy University institutional GPA of at least 3.5 (4.0 scale). The applicant must submit a typed essay of not more than 500 words answering the question: What event or activity has strengthened your motivation to pursue a career in Arts and Sciences and why? The Dothan Campus proudly offers the following scholarships provided by donations from individuals, groups, organizations, and corporations.

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 four-year scholarship pays full tuition of 12 - 15 hours of in-state, undergraduate tuition only for two semesters in each year (fall and spring semesters only) and for a total of eight semesters. Recipients must be full-time, incoming freshmen in the Fall of 2012 who are admitted unconditionally into a degree program at the Dothan Campus (student must declare a Dothan Campus major). Applicant must have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or a minimum SAT I score of 1030, along with a minimum high school GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). After high school graduation, a recipient cannot earn any college or CLEP credit at any institution before entering the Dothan Campus as an incoming freshman. Preference will be given to applicants 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.

This tuition-waiver scholarship was established by Gulf South Communications who operates a group of four radio stations. The scholarship will pay $500.00 toward tuition for fall semester to a full-time or part-time undergraduate student at the Dothan Campus interested in pursuing a career in broadcasting. The student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (4.0 scale) and must be majoring in management, marketing, or English. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The George H. Malone Scholarship recognizes the legacy and contributions of Mr. Malone, lifelong resident of the Wiregrass. This scholarship is available to a full-time student who is an incoming freshman majoring in a business field at the Dothan Campus. The student must have a minimum high school GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale), must demonstrate good moral character based on submitted written references, and must have a well-rounded school career as an individual by participation in extracurricular and/or community service. First priority will be given to eligible candidates who reside within a 50 mile radius of the Dothan Campus. The scholarship will not be given to students who reside outside a 100 mile radius of the Dothan Campus. Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) for each semester to maintain this scholarship. The amount and duration of the scholarship varies annually. Applicant must address in their statement their extracurricular and/or community service activities and why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

This tuition-waiver scholarship has been established by the children of George Y. and Johnnie R. Malone in memory of their parents. This tuition- waiver scholarship is available to a full-time or part-time undergraduate student at the Dothan Campus who has a cumulative college GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale). The applicant must be a resident of Houston County and must demonstrate financial need. 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.

Friends and colleagues at McDaniel and Associates have established the McDaniel Scholarship in honor of Mr. E. B. McDaniel, Dothan’s first CPA, in recognition of his many contributions to the accounting field and the Dothan community. This tuition-waiver scholarship is available to a full-time or part- time undergraduate student who has a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 (4.0 scale) and who is majoring in accounting at the Dothan Campus. Recipient must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.2 (4.0 scale) for each semester to maintain this scholarship. The applicant must demonstrate leadership qualities and skills and must demonstrate financial need. The applicant's references should address student's leadership qualities and skills. The amount and duration of the scholarship varies annually. Applicant must address in their statement their financial need, their leadership qualities and skills, and why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Ruth Elizabeth LaPointe Milner Scholarship was established in honor of Mrs. Milner by her husband, Cecil. This tuition-waiver undergraduate scholarship is provided in Mrs. Milner’s name. The scholarship is available to a full-time or part-time undergraduate student who is a mother, housewife, or widow who has made a career as a homemaker and who is now seeking to achieve a degree in business at the Dothan Campus. Applicant must demonstrate financial need. 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.

This tuition-waiver undergraduate scholarship is a one-year (2 semesters) scholarship available to a deserving full-time or part-time student who is of freshman status and who has earned no more than 30 semester hours (prior to Fall Semester 2012) at a college or university. The scholarship will pay $300.00 per semester toward tuition for two (2) consecutive semesters, fall and spring. Applicant must address in their statement why they desire and deserve a scholarship.

The Jim and Glenda Rose Scholarship Fund was established as a perpetual testimony to all those individuals who assisted the Roses throughout their college years. This undergraduate scholarship is applicable toward tuition and fees at the Dothan Campus and is available to a full-time or part-time undergraduate student. Recipient must be a graduate of an Alabama public high school, must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) at graduation from high school and on all college work completed, must demonstrate financial need, and must maintain an institutional GPA of at least 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale) for each semester receiving this award. Preference will be given to a student who is self-supporting or currently holding a full- or part-time job. The amount and duration of the scholarship varies annually. Applicant must address in their statement their financial need, they are a graduate of an Alabama public high school, they are working a full- or part-time job, 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, or Graduate.
  • 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. 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, and one master’s degree).

Application for Military Spouses and Dependents

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