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100% Tuition and Room & Board Scholarship opportunities through Army ROTC at WKU.

*If you already graduated from High School please contact the Recruiting Operations Officer at (270) 745-6054 about competing for Campus Based Scholarships. For High School Student's please see below:





What Army ROTC Scholarships offer you:

  • 3, 4 and 5-year scholarships available (depending on the major)
  • Pays all tuition costs and fees
  • $1200 for books per year ($600 per semester)
  • Freshman year: $300 per month
  • Sophomore year: $350 per month
  • Junior year: $450 per month
  • Senior year: $500 per month

What Western Kentucky University Army ROTC offers you:

If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, attend class, lab, & physical training you may be eligible for the following:

  • Room Scholarship: Covers 100% of the average dorm cost at WKU
  • Board Scholarship: 10 meal plans a week
  • School application fee is reimbursed to the student
  • Study abroad program at over 39 major international universities’ honors program (for example: University of Mexico, University of Seoul)


Minimum qualifications for a 4-year Army ROTC scholarship:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 29
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Score minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

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For more information, please contact:

Mr. Brandon Smith, Recruiting Operations Officer
 Office: (270) 745-6054

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 Last Modified 11/1/16