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Four Year Army ROTC High School Scholarship

4 Year Scholarship Program

Army ROTC - Your Key to an SDSU 4-Year Scholarship

An Army ROTC Scholarship is awarded on your individual merits including leadership potential, general physical fitness, grade point average, and involvement in community or university activities. These all contribute toward final selection and scholarship award. Your current financial situation is not an element of consideration.

LET THE ARMY PAY COLLEGE COSTS; YOU CONCENTRATE ON CLASSES

Several recent SDSU Collegian stories have highlighted the ever-increasing cost of a 4- year education, stating the average student leaves SDSU with $18,000 in student loans to pay back. Why not let Army ROTC show you how a value-added degree from SDSU and a prestigious commission as an Army Officer can be your gateway to future success. 

With an Army ROTC Scholarship, you could have a job waiting for you after graduation and fewer school loans to repay after graduation. In fact, you may not even have to hunt for a job after graduation. With an officer’s commission as a Second Lieutenant you’ll start at about $47,000 a year with full health and dental coverage, moving expenses, and 30-days paid vacation a year.

HOW MUCH IS A SCHOLARSHIP WORTH?

The scholarship pays all tuition and fees, $600 per semester for books and materials, plus $420 in a monthly stipend during the school year. The monthly stipend stays the same each year as you progress through the program and college.

Tuition and fee payments are made directly to the SDSU Cashier’s office. The book money and monthly stipend are directly deposited into the account of your choice. An ROTC scholarship is a smart choice for a rewarding future!

SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS:                                   
  • Be under 31 years of age when commissioned.
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Meet medical standards
  • Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • ACT score of 19 or higher
  • Meet fitness requirements
  • Be at least 17 years old
  • Serve as an active duty officer for four years
ESTIMATE OF SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS:
  • SDSU Tuition and Fees: $32,828.40
  • Books: $4,800.00
  • ROTC Stipend: $16,800.00
  • Advance Course: $850.00
  • Total: $55,278.40