Army ROTC scholarships pay EITHER 100% of your tuition and fees (in-state of or out-of-state) OR your Room and Board costs, up to $10,000 per year.  Scholarship Cadets are also given a book allowance of $600 per semester along with a $420 per month, tax free stipend allowance during each school year.  This allowance is also given to any non-scholarship Cadets who are contracted.  This can happen as early as their sophomore year.  Both scholarship and non-scholarship Cadets are obligated to accept a commission as a Second Lieutenant upon graduation.


The eligibility standards for a scholarship are:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school or college cumulative GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Taking the SAT or ACT is required to apply, however there is no minimum score. 
  • Meet the minimum standards of the Army Physical Fitness Test
  • Be medically qualified through the Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board (DODMERB) or a Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS)
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component - (U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard)


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