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.
High school students may compete for three and four-year awards which cover the full cost of tuition and fees at Marquette University or one of our partnership schools.
See the ROTC scholarship page for information and to fill out the 4 year online application. This application must be completed no later than December 1st of your senior year in high school.
College students at any of our partnership universities may compete for two and three-year awards of $50,000 to $90,000, which includes a $300 to $500 per month stipend and $900 per year for books. To compete, you must be a full-time student and enrolled in our Military Science classes. If you are interested, contact our Recruiting Operations Officer immediately, as scholarships are available year round.
National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers:
Full-time college students who are members of the National Guard or Army Reserve, may compete for 2 year scholarships that pay up to $34,000. These scholarships can guarantee either Reserve or Active Duty upon graduation and commissioning. Additionally, all Cadets in the Advanced Course receive the monthly tax-free stipend during their last two years regardless of their scholarship status. These Cadets also receive pay and travel expenses for summer leadership and adventure training courses. Students without scholarships may also participate in ARNG or USAR training while in Army ROTC. These Cadets will receive monthly drill pay at the rank of E-5 or higher and may qualify for GI Bill and Kicker benefits of up to $475 a month.
Active Duty Soldiers:
Soldiers currently serving on active duty may compete for scholarships under the Army ROTC Green to Gold Program. There are two, three and four year scholarships available under this program. Scholarship winners under this program may be released from Active Duty to attend college full time and participate in the Army ROTC program. Click here for the guidance and application packet.
To qualify for a four-year Army ROTC scholarship, you must:
*Applying for a scholarship incurs no obligation to the military. Scholarship winners are not obligated to accept this scholarship.
Request information about the ROTC program at Marquette University.
More information on Marquette's admission requirements and other financial aid programs can be found at: Marquette's Admissions website.