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Military Science : Benefits of Army ROTC

How Can Army ROTC Benefit Me?

There's a reason ROTC Cadets go on to become governors, presidents, and CEOs. After Army ROTC, you have what it takes to balance working with both civilians and military personnel, instilling confidence as an officer, a leader, a trainer, and a mentor. Scholarships and stipends in Army ROTC help you focus on what's important. Namely, getting that college degree — not how you'll pay for it. Whether you're a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not financial need.


Two, three, and four-year scholarship options based on the time remaining to complete your degree.

Full-tuition scholarships

Full room and board

$1,200 yearly book allowance



Monthly stipend scholarship and contract cadets:

Freshmen $300

Sophomores $350

Juniors $450


Seniors $500


In Army ROTC, you learn to become a LEADER—not just a person who gives orders but a person who leads by example. Being an officer in the U.S. Army means you're a counselor, a strategist, and a motivator. It's similar to being a vital manager in a corporation. As an officer, you lead other soldiers in all situations and adjust to environments that are always changing. You'll be driven to achieve success with your team on every mission. Upon arrival at your first duty station, you are expected to lead 30-50 soldiers immediately.