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.

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 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.

A Transfer Merit Scholarship is awarded for students with a 3.5 GPA or higher and would provide a $2,500 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 transferable academic credit (non-technical) coursework. Application deadline is May 1st.

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.

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.

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, 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).

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