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All Students are required to be full time (12 credit hours) each semester and must be enrolled in their respective Military Science course to participate in the Army ROTC program, regardless of their academic year.
Students in high school may apply for a four-year scholarship. The eligibility requirements are as follows:
The three-year Army ROTC scholarship is available for students, on a case-by-case basis, who are already enrolled in a college or university with three academic years remaining in order to complete their degree. The eligibility requirements are as follows:
The two-year Army ROTC program is available for academic Juniors with at least 4-semesters remaining to graduate. Students must attend a 4-week course at Fort Knox, Kentucky the summer prior to their Junior year to be eligible for this program. Contact the ROTC program in the Spring semester if possible to ensure a slot for the Basic Training.
The Army ROTC program provides a full range of opportunities for those with prior enlisted service in our Army to become officers. The “Green-to-Gold” program is designed to offer enlisted soldiers the opportunity to complete their civilian education and earn a commission.
This scholarship is for high school seniors (or individuals that will receive their GED) that are planning to enter college as a freshman the fall semester following their senior year in high school.
High School Scholarships:
Available for current freshmen and sophomores (2-year or 3-year scholarships). Also available to juniors with at least 4-semesters remaining to graduate, and seniors planning to attend graduate school (2-year scholarship).
Basic Course Scholarships:
Basic Course scholarships are 2-year scholarships and require attendance at the Cadet Basic Camp (BC) the summer between the academic sophomore and junior year. A conditional contract must be signed prior to attending LTC signifying the individual is interested in a career as an Army Officer, the contract will not become binding however, until the individual returns to school for the junior year and takes an oath from the Professor of Military Science.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BOTH
If you are currently on active duty and would like to commission as a Second Lieutenant (2LT), one of these Green-to-Gold Programs may apply:
For application deadlines and detailed requirements, see the Cadet Command website.
The GRFD is a 2-year scholarships available for members of the Army Reserve (AR) who desire to commission in the Reserve Forces. Applicants must be members of the AR and participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) as a cadet.
The ARNG Scholarship is a 2-year scholarships available for members of the Army National Guard who desire to commission in the National Guard. Applicants must be members of the ARNG and participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) as a cadet.
This scholarship is available to eligible Nursing students. Scholarships can be for 4-Years, 3-Years, or 2-Years. The 3-Year and 2-Year scholarships may also require attendance at the Cadet Basic Course at Fort Knox, Kentucky, if any of the freshman or sophomore Army ROTC classes were not taken.
The scholarship pays:
Students can participate in ROTC without a scholarship and will receive the ROTC stipend benefits during their junior and senior year once contracted.
If a member of the Army Reserve or Army National Guard, these students are required to participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP), which will entitle them to receive additional financial benefits through the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while completing their degree program as an Army ROTC cadet.
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Denver, CO 80217-3362