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Four-Year National ROTC Scholarship

This scholarship is for current high school juniors/seniors planning on attending a four-year university. You could receive a full 4-year scholarship or a 3-year Advanced Designee scholarship to the college of your choice. If you don't receive the national scholarship, you can still sign up for MLSC 1113 your freshman year and compete for a campus-based scholarship. Find out more by going to our section on High School Students.

Campus Based Scholarships

Already a student at OSU? We currently award 4-year, 3.5-year, 3-year Advanced Designee, 3-year, 2.5-year, 2-year ROTC Basic Camp, 2-year, or 2-year graduate degree scholarships for masters students. Start off by signing up for one of our basic classes like MLSC 1113, then come speak to our enrollment officer to get the ball rolling on applying for a scholarship. Find out more by going to our section on College Students.

National Guard/Reserve Scholarship Opportunities

Already enlisted in the National Guard or the Army Reserve? Through the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) you can do Army ROTC at the same time and commission as a 2nd lieutenant. Find out more on our National Guard page.


Minuteman Scholarship

If you are interested in receiving an Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship and commissioning into the Army Reserve, the Minuteman Scholarship provides you an excellent opportunity. All qualified applicants for ROTC scholarships may apply for consideration for the 4-year Minuteman Scholarship. Each Army Reserve major subordinate command/National Guard TAG can award four Minuteman Scholarships per year. Minuteman Scholarships cover four years of full tuition and fees OR $10,000 for room and board at colleges and universities served by an Army ROTC program.



  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Between ages of 17-31
  • Valid MEPS physical
  • Currently in the Army Reserve or eligible for enlistment
  • Ability to pass APFT
  • Meet AR 600-9 standards
  • Pass MSC commander Interview
  • Professor of Military Science validation
  • Acceptance letter to college
  • Proof of academic major
  • Proof of ACT or SAT scores
  • Enroll in ROTC

Active Duty Scholarship Opportunities

The Army Green to Gold Program is designed to offer active duty enlisted soldiers the opportunity to earn a commission as Army Officers. The Green to Gold Scholarship Program consists of 4-year, 3-year and 2-year scholarships. Applications are received at the national level but you must be accepted to OSU first.

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