Thursday, July 9, 2015

National Army ROTC Scholarship/Jacksonville State Info

Please see the information below from the  ROTC Program at JSU.  
This is a national scholarship - if you are interested in ROTC for College, take a look!  Please note the additional Jacksonville State information at the bottom.

National Army ROTC Scholarship

1.     Complete the online application: 
Go to Create an account (remember your username/id and password) and then register and login.  Complete the application.  List a minimum of three school choices, in preference order.  Write a short statement on why you want to be an Army officer.  Complete the 92-question survey (CBEF).  Application will open in mid-JUNE.

2.     Send your official high school transcripts to US Army Cadet Command:
Have your high school counselor send an official copy of your transcript to:
The U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship
U.S. Army Cadet Command
Bldg. 1002, 204 1st Cavalry Regt Rd
Fort Knox, KY 40121-5123

3.     Request ACT and/or SAT to send your official results to US Army Cadet Command: Army ROTC code for the SAT is 0454 and for the ACT is 1676.

4.     Complete the Presidential Fitness Test (PFT): 
The test consists of 1-minute of push-ups, 1-minute of curl-ups and a 1-mile run. The test can be administered by a PE teacher, sports coach or JROTC instr.  Performance is very important so prepare and do the very best you can.  The fitness form is located at the bottom of page of the scholarship link (above).  Fax completed form to 502-624-1120 or scan and attach to an email:

5.     Complete an interview with an Army ROTC program:
YOU must call and set up an appointment with the Professor of Military Science of the closest ROTC program to you or you can interview at the school of your choice.  Remember, you are applying for a scholarship; dress professionally, bring a resume and prepare for the interview.

The 1st Board is in mid-October.  Deadline for documents for the first board is the end of September/beginning of October.  The 2nd Board is in early January.  Documents are due by the third week of December. The 3rd Board is in early March. Documents are due by the end of February.

The deadline for HS Seniors applying for the scholarship is 10 January.


Apply during your senior year of High School from October 1st – March 1st   at         (25 Gamecock Battalion Scholarships, 20+ Alumni ROTC Scholarships and Room & Board scholarships available for ROTC Cadets in addition to the National Scholarship)

Any questions contact Mrs. Paige McCormick 256-782-8031 or

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