Army ROTC Scholarships


  • Army ROTC scholarships can be a great way to help you achieve you higher education goals and become a leader. ROTC scholarships are merit-based awards offered to top high school and college applicants.

    Army ROTC scholarships range from 2-4 years depending on graduation date.

    All scholarship recipients enjoy the same benefits: 

    • 100% payment of tuition or $10,000 for room and board per year
    • A $600 per-semester cadet book allowance
    • A tax-free monthly stipend of up to $500

    To apply for a scholarship you must:

    • Be a U.S. citizen 
    • Be between 17 and 26.
    • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50 
    • Be a high school graduate or equivalent 
    • Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required test scores)
    • Meet physical 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) 

    Your Commitment:

    • Serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR) or
    • Choose to serve part time for six years in the Army Reserve or National Guard while pursuing a civilian career.
    • Either option incurs an eight-year service commitment to the Army.

    You can apply for an Army ROTC Scholarship by creating an account and following the application instructions.