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Scholarships

Whether you’re a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available for you. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s merit and grades, not financial need.

Army ROTC scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree
  • Full-tuition scholarships
  • The option for room and board in place of tuition, if you qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees

 

U.S. ARMY RESERVE/NATIONAL GUARD MINUTEMAN SCHOLARSHIP

 

The Minuteman Scholarship allows high school and college students interested in joining the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) to receive full tuition or $10,000 in room and board in return for a service commitment.

 

This scholarship covers full (uncapped) tuition and fees or $10,000 for room and board in return for a service commitment. Scholarship recipients may also be eligible for a yearly book allowance of up to $1,200 and a monthly $420 living stipend. As part of the Simultaneous Membership Program, Minuteman Scholarship recipients will earn a salary from their Army Reserve unit.

 

What kind of benefits will I receive?

Up to full tuition OR $10,000 in room and board. (This scholarship may be used in conjunction with your existing scholarships.)

  • $1,200 yearly book allowance
  • $420 monthly stipend
  • Guaranteed placement in the Army Reserve/National Guard after graduation and commissioning

What are the basic requirements?

  • You must be a high school or college student
  • You must agree to a service commitment
  • You must meet Army ROTC scholarship eligibility requirements

 

3- and 4-year Line Scholarship

 

This scholarship is for high school seniors (or individuals that will receive their GED) that are planning to enter college as a freshman, the fall following their senior year in high school.

The scholarship pays:

  • Full tuition plus mandatory fees
  • $1200 per year book allowance
  • $420 stipend per month

Important information:

Applications are available on-line at: www.rotc.usaac.army.mil

 

On Campus Line Scholarships

 

Available for current freshmen (2-year or 3-year scholarships), sophomores and juniors with at least 4-semesters remaining to graduate (2-year scholarship), and seniors planning to attend graduate school (2-year scholarship).

Scholarships pay:

  • Full tuition and mandatory fees
  • $1200 per academic year book allowance
  • $420 stipend based on class

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be at least 17 years of age and must not reach 31 years of age before December 31st of the year you graduate from college and receive your commission.
  • Have a minimum college GPA of 2.5
  • Have no moral or personal conviction that will prevent you from bearing arms or supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States
  • Receive a waiver for any arrest or civil conviction (if applicable)
  • Although medical qualification is not required to be eligible to receive a scholarship offer, medical qualification is required in order to receive the scholarship benefits.
  • To receive the scholarship benefits you must also agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army National Guard, or U.S. Army Reserve) upon graduation and receipt of your commission.