Orange Beach School District | Troy University

Orange Beach School District

Partnership Overview

Troy University is a proud partner of the Orange Beach School District. The partnership offers tuition scholarships to all employees of the Orange Beach School District.  Scholarships are applicable to all University degree programs and certificate programs, at all University locations including TROY Online offerings. Proof of eligibility is required.

For more information, contact Sophia Gambino, Troy University, sgambino@troy.edu, 334-368-9250

Features & Benefits

  • 10% off tuition rates to all employees of the Orange Beach School District for in-class and online programs. (Effective beginning October 2022.)
  • Waived application fee

Proof of Eligibility is required. Please see “Steps to Take” below.

For additional information and to get started, please contact the Troy University partnership liaison:
Sophia Gambino: sgambino@troy.edu or 334-368-9250

Degree Programs

Tuition 

All students of affiliated school systems of the Orange Beach School District receive a 10% tuition scholarship rates listed below.

Financial Aid

Troy University is committed to providing exceptional service to students and their families who apply for financial assistance. The Office of Financial Aid offers a variety of services and programs designed to help you find ways to meet the costs of education. We want you to succeed at Troy University.

For more information, go to http://troy.edu/financialaid/

Steps to receiving your partnership benefits

Admissions

  1. Contact personal partnership liaison directly - see contact information above
  2. Review Admission Requirements - Undergraduate / Graduate
  3. Complete the Troy University Application for Admission at troy.edu/admissions. Be sure to include your partnership code listed below to indicate yourself as a Orange Beach School District employee.
  4. Submit transcripts, test scores, and letter of recommendation (graduate only) to Troy University at the address given to you by your partnership liaison.
  5. Complete Application for Financial Aid if desired – FA website
  6. Provide proof of eligibility to your partnership liaison and your assigned student services representative.

NEW STUDENTS:

APPLICATION FEE WAIVER (for new students only):

  • Visit troy.edu/admissions, and select “Apply Now”.
  • If you have already created a TROY Application Profile, you will need to login. If you have not yet created a profile, click “Create a profile” under the login button to do so.
  • Once your profile is created and you are able to login, you will follow the “Next Steps” located at the bottom of the page to start your online application.
  • In order for your application fee to be waived, you will need to enter a Partnership Number on the payment screen. Please contact the Troy University partnership liaison or your Troy University recruiter to obtain a Partnership Number.
  • When the application is submitted, you will be contacted by an admissions representative that will help you through the admissions process for your selected academic program.

TUITION Scholarship (for new and existing students):

  • For new students, you will need to complete the admission process before registering for classes.
  • Once you have registered for at least one class for the upcoming term or semester, you will need to send an email to Carmen Foster at fosterc@troy.edu from your work email address with the following information:

    Student Name:
    Student ID Number:
    Company/Agency of Employment:
    The required Partnership Code:

  • Your tuition scholarship will then be applied to your account.

FAQs

  • When can I apply to Troy University using these partner benefits?
    The partnership with The Orange Beach School District and TROY was completed October 2022. All employees of the Orange Beach School District are eligible for these benefits once agreement is signed by both parties. 

  • When will I start to receive the 10% tuition scholarship?

    Your tuition scholarship will begin for the term in which you notify TROY of your partnership eligibility. In order for the discount to be applied, you must make the request to TROY within the FIRST WEEK OF CLASS. Credit will not be given for courses taken prior to the application of the partnership scholarship to a student’s account.

  • Who can I contact with more questions?
    You may contact Sophia Gambino, sgambino@troy.edu or 334-368-9250.

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