Army ROTC College Scholarships



    Scholarships for high school students

    The Four-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.



    • Be a U.S. citizen
    • Be at least 17, and under 31 in year of commissioning
    • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50, unweighted if you're in high school while applying
    • Have taken the SAT or ACT
    • Take the current Army physical fitness test
    • Meet the physical weight and height requirements
    • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army, Army Reserve, or Army National Guard


    Your Commitment

    • Eight years of Army service, with requirements for active duty in the Army, and/or serving in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard, depending on the scholarship
    • You may be eligible to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career immediately after graduation


    Army ROTC Scholarships

    Whether you're a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. 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 should qualify
    • Additional allowances for monthly expenses, books and fees


    Learn more and apply


    Important Dates

    Applications opened on June 12, 2022. Your application must be started no later than Feb. 4, 2023 to be eligible for review by the Army ROTC National Scholarship Board. Here are the application and board review dates for the 2022-2023 school year:

    • Applications are due by Oct. 7, 2022 to be reviewed by the board from Oct. 17-21, 2022
    • Applications are due by Jan. 13, 2023 to be reviewed by the board from Jan. 23-27, 2023
    • Applications are due by Mar. 6, 2023 to be reviewed by the board from Mar. 13-17, 2023