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Army ROTC at The College at Brockport

Army ROTC offers a number of different scholarships, including scholarships for students majoring in nursing. If you are serious about becoming an Army Officer, then an Army ROTC scholarship may be the way to go. Contact the ROTC Office at (585) 395-5349 or visit The College at Brockport Army ROTC website for more information.

  

THE ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP is for full-time undergraduate students, including transfer students. All Army ROTC Scholarship applicants must be US citizens, conduct and interview with the chair of the Department of Military Science, and meet certain age, physical and medical qualifications. To be eligible for a two or three year scholarship, applicants must have a cumulative college GPA of 2.5, or greater. Students interested in a four year scholarship must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5, or greater, and have achieved a minimum score on the SAT reading and math of 1000, or and ACT composite of at least 21. Final selection is based upon each candidate’s merit, including performance in extracurricular activities. If selected, a student may choose any major field of study at the College. All Army ROTC Scholarship recipients incur a military service obligation of eight years after graduation and commissioning into the US Army. Four-year scholarship recipients have an additional option to terminate their scholarship without penalty or service obligation at any point during their first year of study.

THE ARMY ROTC NURSING SCHOLARSHIP is for full-time undergraduate students, including transfer students. ROTC Nursing Scholarships have the same eligibility requirements and offer the same monetary benefits as the Army ROTC Scholarship. In addition, applicants are required to declare intent to major in nursing and must be accepted to the Department of Nursing during their sophomore year. All Army ROTC Scholarship recipients incur a military service obligation of eight years after graduation and commissioning into the US Army.

THE ARMY ROTC RESIDENCE HALL SCHOLARSHIP is for recipients of any Army ROTC Scholarship, Army ROTC Nursing Scholarship or Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty Army ROTC Scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate financial need, academic excellence, and exemplary performance of duty. This scholarship is renewable for up to four years, subject to the semiannual reevaluation of the chair of the Department of Military Science and the availability of funds. Recipients must perform some service to the College community approved by the chair of the Department of Military Science, beyond service performed as an Army ROTC Cadet.

THE GUARANTEED RESERVE FORCES DUTY ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP is for full-time undergraduate students, including transfer students, who wish to serve their military service obligation in the Reserve Component, either in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard. Academic eligibility for this scholarship is the same as the regular Army ROTC Scholarship. In addition, while attending the College, the student enlists into the Army Reserve or Army National Guard, and actively drills with a Reserve Component unit (one weekend a month and two weeks during the summer) as a Cadet Officer, and in the status, cannot deploy overseas. All Army ROTC Scholarship recipients incur a military service obligation of eight years after graduation and commissioning into the US Army, but they must fulfill this obligation through active drilling in a Troop Program Unit for at lease six years.

Air Force ROTC at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Air Force ROTC at RIT offers a wide range of benefits to The College at Brockport students as one of our cross-town colleges. Not only will you receive a world-class education at Brockport, your Air Force ROTC classes (which take place at the Detachment at RIT) will expand and enhance your college experience and prepare you to serve as an officer in the best Air Force in the world!
One of the Air Force's greatest needs today is dedicated, professionally trained nurses. The scholarship emphasis is for technical and foreign language majors.  Scholarships are available to current and incoming students majoring in nursing, meteorology, engineering, computer science, chemistry and physics. A limited number of non-technical scholarships may be available for highly qualified students. The scholarship program is extremely competitive. However, once activated scholarships include the following:

  • Type I –-- full college tuition and fees
  • Type II —-full tuition up to $18,000 per year (out of state students)
  • Type VII — full tuition up to $9,000 per year (in-state students)

Plus scholarship recipients receive a monthly stipend adding up to $3,600 to $6,000 per year, depending on enrollment year, and an additional $900 each year for books.
As an Air Force ROTC cadet, you could be eligible to participate in a variety of activities, including fulfilling roles of leadership and flying in C-130 aircraft. As an ROTC cadet, you also are eligible to participate in summer programs that include flying single engine airplanes through the Civil Air Patrol orientation pilot program, gliders at the Air Force Academy, and parachute training. Lastly, all successful graduates are commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant and are guaranteed at least four years of active duty as an Air Force Officer.

To learn more about RIT's Air Force ROTC program, call (877) 4AFROTC.

Last Updated 8/23/11