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Department of Military Science


Army ROTC Scholarships

What does it offer:

- Full Tuition and Fees or Room and Board

- $1200 / year for books

- Monthly stipend for living expenses:

$300 freshman/$350 sophomore/$450 junior/$500 senior


Where can you go to school:

- More than 300 Colleges and universities across the nation

- In Chicagoland:  UIC, Loyola, DePaul, Robert Morris, Illinois Institute of Technology, CSU, IUN, North Park, Northwestern, Columbia College, Roosevelt University, St Xavier, NEIU, Purdue Calumet, and several more


What you need to be eligible:

2.5 GPA coming out of HS; 2.5 Cumulative GPA once in college 

 19 ACT or 920 SAT minimum

 At least 17 years old and younger than 31 on Dec 31 of the year you complete ROTC and graduate from college

 US Citizen

 Medically qualified

Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test

 Good Moral character

 No Civil Convictions

 Single or married with no more than 3 dependants


What can you study:

 Nearly anything leading to a 4 year undergraduate degree

 Liberal Arts and Humanities


Physical Sciences



Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) can pay for Med School


How do you apply:

 Current High School Students:  online at

 Deadline to start is 1 December of your senior year of High School

 Deadline to have all required materials to Cadet Command is 28 February

 If you miss the 1 December deadline during your HS senior year, or you are currently enrolled in college, apply for a campus-based scholarship through the Army ROTC program on the campus you wish to attend.


What is your obligation upon graduation and commissioning:

 Serve as an Officer in the US Army on active duty, in the USAR, or in the National Guard

 Serve 4 years active duty and 4 years in the inactive or active reserves

 Or serve 8 years actively drilling in the US Army Reserves or National Guard

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