Scholarship Information

ARMY ROTC ON-CAMPUS SCHOLARSHIPS

Army ROTC campus-based scholarships consist of:

  • Two-, three-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 should qualify
  • Additional allowances for books and fees
  • Ask about our Nurse Scholarships at WSSU (https://www.wssu.edu/admissions/programs/nursing.html)

Living Expenses

Army ROTC Monthly Stipend of $420 per month

  • This allowance is also available to all non-scholarship Cadets who are contracted in the Army ROTC Program

 

ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The 4-year High School Scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. Contact your high school academic advisor or campus Military Science department for more information.

Requirements

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet Army Physical Fitness standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

Service Obligation

  • An eight-year service obligation with the U.S. Army
  • Serve full time in the Active Duty component for a minimum of four years
    • The remainder of the service obligation may be completed on Active Duty, part-time in the Army National Guard or U.S. Army Reserves, or Inactive Ready Reserves
  • Selected Cadets may choose to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career
    • Upon graduation agree to complete a minimum of 6-years of service in the Army Reserves or National Guard and the remainder of the service obligation may be completed in the Inactive Ready Reserve

Application

If you are applying for a scholarship, you first will need to create a MY GOARMY account. Once you create an account, you will be sent to the MY GOARMY log-in page. Once you can successfully login to MY GOARMY, you can use your newly created account information to login to the scholarship application site.

  • To apply for the ROTC Scholarship, an application must be started by 04 February 2019 @ 1159pm EST.
  • If you have started an application by 04 February 2019, you have until 04 March 2019 @ 1159pm EST to complete your application.
  • To appear before a Selection Board to be considered for a scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application, including the PMS interview, by 1159pm EST on one of the below “Document Submission Deadlines.”

Document Submission Deadline        Selection Board Convene Dates

1st High School Board 1st High School Board
29 September 2018 15-19 October 2018
2nd High School Board 2nd High School Board
28 December 2018 7-11 January 2019
3rd High School Board 3rd High School Board
04 March 2019 18-22 March 2019

NOTE: Applicants who were previously boarded but not selected to receive a scholarship, can continue to submit documents to increase their chance for selection. However, all application updates must be SUBMITTED no later than 04 March 2019 @ 1159pm EST to be considered for a scholarship during the final board that convenes on 18-22 March 2019.

Watch the Official ROTC YouTube video for help with the application process:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV_kgAj98HE