Department of Military Science

Army ROTC Scholarships

The Army ROTC scholarship program provides financial assistance for the education and training of highly qualified and motivated young men and women who desire to be commissioned as officers in the Army after graduation from college.

Scholarships pay:

100% tuition and mandatory fees
A $1200 per academic year book allowance
A stipend based on academic status:
$300/month – Freshman
$350/month – Sophomore
$450/month – Junior
$500/month – Senior

Four and three year scholarships are available to high school students.

General eligibility requirements

For an ROTC scholarship, you must generally:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Possess a high school diploma, or equivalent
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Be medically qualified through DODMERB
  • Be able to pass the Army Physical Fitness Test

Obligations of scholarship recipients:

  • A total of 8 years of military service upon college graduation which may be satisfied in any of the following ways:
  • Serve 4 years on Active Duty, plus 4 years on Reserve Duty (active Army Reserve or Army National Guard or Inactive Ready Reserve)
  • Serve more than 4 years on active duty plus whatever remains of the 8 year obligation on Reserve Forces Duty or Inactive Ready Reserve.
  • Serve all 8 years on Active Duty.
  • Serve all 6 years on Reserve Forces Duty and 2 years of Inactive Ready Reserve (for individuals that receive a Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty scholarship or are assigned to the Army Reserve or Army National Guard when commissioned)

For more information about each scholarship, click on the links on the left side of this page.

Applications are available on-line at the Cadet Command website.

Scholarship information on the Financial Aid site.