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Army ROTC Scholarships

The Army ROTC Scholarship is a three- or four-year full-tuition scholarship awarded annually to a couple of thousand students across the country who show interest in becoming an officer in the U.S. Army. The successful candidate will demonstrate outstanding academic performance, athletic ability, leadership potential and a desire to be a physically fit, critical thinking problem solver.

In addition, the scholarship pays the student $600 per semester for books and a $420 per month stipend. At Dickinson, this scholarship also comes with an additional $5,000 per semester toward room and board. Learn More


Applicants should apply for the scholarship at the end of their junior year of high school.  The application opens on June 7 each summer, and there are three boards that meet to offer scholarships in Oct./Jan./March of the student’s senior year.

Go to the Army ROTC Scholarship page and scroll down to How to Apply in High School to get the application process started.


To be accepted for any ROTC Scholarship, you must meet these standards:

  • 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


Contact the Dickinson ROTC Recruiting Officer with any questions about this scholarship or how ROTC works at Dickinson.