Army ROTC High School Scholarship

Scholarships: Army ROTC High School

This scholarship is for high school seniors 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
  • A $1,200 per year book allowance
  • A $420 tax-free stipend based on academic status during the academic year

Important information:

  • Applications are available on-line at the Cadet Command website: www.rotc.usaac.army.mil 
  • Guidance on how to fill out the scholarship application can be found at: https://youtu.be/iV_kgAj98HE
  • Deadline for applications is typically February 4th of your senior year

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

High School Scholarships:

  • Be a US Citizen
  • Be 17 by October of the semester you are entering college 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 high school GPA of 2.5
  • Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate by September of the year you will enter college
  • Receive a waiver for any arrest or civil conviction (if applicable)
  • Have no moral or personal conviction that will prevent you from:
    • Bearing arms.
    • Supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States.

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. For application deadlines and detailed requirements, see the Cadet Command Website at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html

*Average competitive scores in Colorado are a 3.57 unweighted GPA, 26 on the ACT and 1226 on the SAT.