Marjorie Hughes Harris Scholarship
The purpose of the Majorie Hughes Harris Scholarship is to provide funding to students who have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.5 and who are enrolled at Troy University and attend the Troy, AL campus. Students must be seeking a degree in Business or Education. Recipient will be selected by a scholarship selection committee that includes staff members of the Foundation Board and a representative of the Marjorie Hughes Harris family. Preference will be first given to a student from Slocomb, Alabama. If no student from Slocomb, Alabama qualifies then an award will be made to a student from Geneva County, Alabama. Applicants will be required to write an essay of between 200-400 words on the topic of “How this scholarship will help me succeed at Troy University” for the committee’s review. The essay should include biographical information about the applicant, the need for the scholarship and the meaning behind the scholarship to the applicant. Recipient is required to write a letter of appreciation to the Scholarship donor, and they must attend the Scholarship Donor and Recipient Reception held each year.