Army ROTC offers both undergraduate and graduate scholarships.
Qualified student can receive two-, three- or four-year scholarships which pay full tuition and fees, money for books and a non-taxed monthly stipend. Non-taxed monthly stipends are also available for non-scholarship ROTC cadets. Four-year scholarship applicants must be high school students.
Military science courses are tuition-free, incur no military commitment and receive full academic credit.
Freshman enrolled in ROTC are eligible for a limited number of room scholarships, a 50 percent tuition reduction in room costs.
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Senior cadets enrolled in the Department of Military Sciences and are scheduled to complete their degree requirements at the end of the spring semester are eligible. The recipient must be entering active duty upon graduation from USD or, if the student is granted an educational delay from the military, upon completion of continued professional school or graduate education.
This scholarship is for students enrolled at USD and taking courses through the ROTC program. Preference is given to students who have stated an intention to pursue a career in the armed services of the United States of America. Applicants' financial need is taken into account.
Recipients must have satisfactorily completed Basic Course ROTC and must enroll in MS301 for the fall semester. Awarding of the scholarship is based on need and merit, with emphasis on need.
This scholarship is awarded to a junior, preferably female, enrolled at USD who has been chosen for membership in the Mortar Board and who has been at least partly self-supporting.
A student enrolled in military science as a sophomore cadet and enrolled in MS 301 are eligible. Award of the scholarship is based on need and merit, with emphasis on need.
An annual scholarship is given to an elected member of the Mortar Board. To become a member, a student must have achieved second semester junior class standing, be involved in extra curricular activities and have a minimum GPA of 3.2.
Students who have satisfactorily completed Basic Course ROTC, either by classroom attendance, MSI, MSII or by satisfactory attendance at U.S. Army ROTC Basic Camp are eligible for this scholarship. Recipients must have a 3.0 GPA or better for MS101, MS102, MS201 and MS202 or, in the case of US Army ROTC Basic Camp, a certificate of completion issued by the camp commander. Preference is given for need and merit, with emphasis on need.
This annual scholarship is given to a second-year student who has the highest grades in the first-year ROTC classes and is currently enrolled in the ROTC program.
Students in graduate programs can use the same scholarships that are offered to the undergraduate courses. Graduate course must be at a minimum four semesters longer to receive a ROTC Scholarship.
Non-Scholarship SMP (Simultaneous Membership Program)
The three and four-year high school scholarship is for high school students planning on attending a four-year college program. This is the only way to receive a four-year active duty scholarship. Contact the USD Department of Military Science for more information.
For freshman scholarships, see Financial Aid.
All programs, policies and procedures described are subject to change. All statements in this publication concerning requirements, dollar amounts, conditions or other matters are for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice.