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.

2018 Scholarship Application

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/. Students seeking associate degrees or certificates are not eligible.

Award Details:

Undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA will be offered one free course in their first term if they enroll in at lest two courses, and one free course in their final term as they prepare to complete their degree.

Graduate students who are unconditionally admitted will be offered one free course in their final term as they prepare to complete their degree.

All students must do the following:

  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, Troy Online, 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 of associated partner.

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.

The Horizon scholarship is designed to encourage adult students who are returning to college to select Troy University. As an incentive to enroll with Troy, undergraduate students with a GPA of 2.5 will be offered one free course in their first term if they enroll in at least two courses, and one free course in their final term as they prepare to complete their degree. Graduate students who are unconditionally admitted will be offered one free course in their final term as they prepare to complete their degree. Up to 200 new Horizon Scholarships will be awarded each year. Adult students may use this scholarship at any of the Alabama campuses or online, with the exception of the Troy Campus. This scholarship is limited to first time enrollees. Students receiving a Transfer Merit or Transfer Achievement scholarship are not eligible for a Horizon scholarship. The Horizon Scholarship deadline is July 1st.

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, 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, certain VA Benefits (Ch. 33), or certain State benefits.
  • 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).

If you have additional questions, you can reach us at 1-800-414-5756.

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