Troy Campus Scholarships

Troy Campus Scholarships

2018 Scholarship Application

Each foundation scholarship or loan is awarded according to its own unique requirements. Brief descriptions of each scholarship or loan are listed below. Applications for foundation scholarships and loans must be submitted by March 31 each year. Unless otherwise indicated, applications and inquiries should be directed to the Admissions Office, 59 Bibb Graves Hall, Troy, AL 36082 or call 334-670-3178.

Ed Ackerman Memorial Scholarship was established by the Ed Ackerman Gift Shop at the Butler Adult Training Center. This scholarship is awarded to students majoring in Developmental Disabilities/Mental Retardation - South Alabama. Scholarships will be awarded to a resident of Butler County or Crenshaw, Coffee or Covington Counties. Recipient must be a junior, senior or graduate student. Applications come out February 1st and close March 31st of each year.

Mildred Brown Davis Endowed Scholarship was established in her memory by her daughter. Ms. Davis was a 1903 graduate of TSU. This scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated leadership potential. The award is also limited to rising juniors, seniors and/or graduate students. Applications come out February 1st and close March 31st of each year.

Mary Freemon Hamilton Scholarship was established by Thomas Hamilton in behalf of the families of Douglas E. Hamilton and Thomas E. Hamilton. The scholarship will be awarded to full-time students who are or whose parents or legal guardians are residents of Crenshaw County and are pursuing a major in early childhood or elementary education. The scholarship is available to undergraduate sophomores, juniors, or seniors with a 2.6 GPA on a 4.0 scale as well as graduate students with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Applications come out February 1st and close March 31st of each year.

Chancellor’s Fellowships are available to seniors and graduate students with superior academic records and who are recommended by faculty. The fellowship includes a mentoring requirement in a degree-related activity. The fellowships are funded by the Foundation’s Annual Fund. Applications should be directed to the dean of the Troy University school or college in which the student is enrolled.

Foundation Fellowships are available in the Division of Institutional Advancement to juniors, seniors, and graduate students. Criteria are similar to the Chancellor’s Fellowships. The fellowship includes a mentoring requirement. Like the Chancellor’s Fellowships, Foundation Fellowships are funded by the Foundation’s Annual Fund. Applications should be directed to the vice president for institutional advancement.

The Car Tag Scholarship program was established with funds received from the sale of Troy University car tags across Alabama.  These scholarships will be awarded to first time Troy University students (e.g., entering freshmen, adult learners, transfer students) from Alabama.   Scholarship applicants or their parents are required to be paid members of the Troy University Alumni Association or a member of one of its chapters and have been so for at least one full year prior to the scholarship application deadline.  Requirements:(1) One individual in the applicant’s immediate family must possess a Troy University car tag, proof of receipt must be attached to scholarship application. (2) Entering freshmen are required to have a 3.0 high school G.P.A. and be able to demonstrate a record of community service.  (3) Adult learners/transfer students are required to have a 3.0 cumulative G.P.A. on all college work attempted.  Awarding of Scholarship: The award is for one year only and is non-renewable.  The scholarship will be awarded in the fall term. Applications come out February 1st and close March 31st of each year.  

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


  • 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 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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