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ROTC Scholarships


 

Benefits


  • Full tuition (up to $20,000 per year) or Room and Board (up to amount of tuition)
  • $1,200 per year for books
  • Monthly payments while in school ($300 for MSL I, $350 for MSL II, $450 for MSL III and $500 for MSL IV)

 

Programs


High School Scholarship Program
The High School Scholarship Program consists of 4-year and 3-year Advanced Designee scholarships managed through Cadet Command for students planning to attend UNI.  The application window is 1 Feb (student’s junior year) to 1 Dec (student’s senior year).

College Scholarship Program
The College Scholarship Program consists of 4-year, 3 ½-year, 3-year, 2 ½-year, 2-year undergraduate degree scholarships and 2-year graduate degree scholarships managed by the Military Science Department for students attending UNI. Applications are taken continuously.

Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship Program
The GRFD Scholarship Program allows individuals to be on scholarship, provide guaranteed service in the ARNG or USAR and requires the student to participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP). Applications are taken continuously.

Green to Gold Scholarship Program
The Green to Gold Scholarship Program consists of 4-year, 3-year and 2-year scholarships awarded to soldiers currently serving on active duty. The program is managed through Cadet Command and accepts applications within 90 days of the soldier’s ETS.

Nurse Scholarship Program
The Nurse Scholarship Program consists of 4-year, 3-year and 2-year scholarships awarded to students pursuing a Bachelor’s of Nursing Science at an accredited nursing school. The program is managed through Cadet Command and accepts applications continuously.

Language Scholarship Program
The Language Scholarship Program consists of 4-year, 3-year and 2-year scholarships awarded to students pursuing a 4 year degree majoring in specific foreign languages. The program is managed through Cadet Command and accepts applications continuously.

 

Eligibility


Citizenship-
Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.

Age-
Must be at least 17 years of age and under 31 years of age on 31 Dec of the year in which they are to be commissioned.

Academic status-
Must be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)/American College Test (ACT) Requirements-
Must have an SAT score greater than 920 or ACT score greater than 19.

Grade Point Average (GPA)-
Must have a GPA of at least 2.5.

Medical qualification-
Must successfully pass a medical examination reviewed by the Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB).

Weight/Body Fat Standards-
Must pass the height, weight and body fat percentage standards in accordance with AR 600-9 or AR 40-501.

Physical Aptitude-
Must complete either the Presidential Fitness Test (PFT) or pass the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT).

Character-
Must have good moral convictions.

Academic Discipline-
Must agree to enroll in one of the approved baccalaureate degree producing programs.
Must be enrolled in military science courses to be entitled to payment for the term.
Must be enrolled full-time with 75% of the curriculum in traditional class-room settings.

Selection Points-
Must score at least 50 whole person selection points for a high school scholarship.
Must score at least 60 whole person selection points for a college scholarship.

 

Your commitment to the Army


All scholarship winners who contract will be required to sign a contract which obligates them to serve in the military for a period of eight years. This obligation will be fulfilled in several ways. If selected for active duty, the lieutenant will serve a minimum of four years followed by service in the Army National Guard, the Army Reserve, or the Individual Ready Reserve for the remaining four years. If selected for reserve duty, the lieutenant will serve eight years in the selected reserve, i.e. an Army National Guard unit or a Army reserve Troop Program Unit.

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