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Prospective Cadets

High School Applicants

High school students who have completed their junior year of high school may compete for a four-year or three-year scholarship. In order to apply you will need a GPA of 2.5 or higher and a minimum SAT score of 920 or ACT score of 19. Application should be submitted prior to November 15th of your senior year. 

In addition to the awarded scholarship, each winner receives a flat rate of $1200 annually for books, supplies and equipment, as well as a tax-free monthly stipend. A 3-year scholarship will start the beginning of your sophomore year, but you will receive some financial assistance from the University of Idaho towards your first year tuition.

Applicants must meet the following basic eligibility requirements:

  • Character: Be of good moral character
  • Citizen: Be a citizen of the United States
  • Age: Be at least 17 years of age by October 1st of the year of enrollment as a scholarship cadet
  • Motivation: Exhibit a strong desire to obtain a commission and BS or BA degree
  • Officer Potential: Leadership potential will be emphasized as a very important factor to be considered for selection and continuance of scholarship
  • Medical: Be medically qualified for initial enrollment into ROTC
  • Curriculum: Be accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at the college or university where application is made and the scholarship is awarded
  • Academic: Minimum GPA 2.5 at time of application and at contracting
  • Physical Aptitude: Applicants must pass the Army Physical Fitness Test at entry level standards prior to completion of their first semester in college
  • Obligation

As a winner of a scholarship you're required to complete all ROTC classes with a GPA of 3.0 or above, pass the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the end of the first semester of your first scholarship year, and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or above. Upon graduation, you have an obligation to accept a commission and serve in the Army for a total of eight years. This obligation may be fulfilled by serving three to four years of full-time service on active duty, followed by four to six years of part-time service in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve. 


Green to Gold (Current Active-Duty Enlisted Soldiers)

The Green to Gold program provides selected active duty enlisted members of the Army an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC program. If you are currently on active duty, have completed two years of active duty before school starts, and are accepted by a college or university, then you can compete for an Active Duty Green to Gold scholarship. If you receive a scholarship, you will be allowed to voluntarily request discharge from active duty and enroll in Army ROTC to earn a baccalaureate degree and commission as a second lieutenant. In addition to the awarded scholarship, each winner receives a flat rate of $900 annually for books, supplies and equipment, as well as a  

You must complete your baccalaureate degree before returning to active duty as a second lieutenant. The application window is December 1 through April 15th each year. The Green to Gold two-year non-scholarship option is available to soldiers who have completed two years of college and who can complete their college degree requirements in two years. Non-scholarship Green to Gold members can also participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) . If you have completed the required number of months on active duty to receive your GI Bill/Army College Fund benefits, then you may collect these benefits as well as the scholarship benefits. A two-year enlistment requires twenty months active duty and a three or more year enlistment requires thirty months active duty to receive your benefits. 

Applicants must meet the following basic eligibility requirements: 

  • have a GT score of 110 or higher
  • possess a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher
  • have a SAT score of at least 920 or an ACT composite score of at least 19
  • meet all other Army ROTC scholarship requirements

As a winner of a scholarship you're required to complete all ROTC classes with a GPA of 3.0 or above, pass the Army Physical Fitness Test prior to the end of the first semester of your first scholarship year, and maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or above. Upon graduation, you have an obligation to accept a commission and serve in the Army for a total of eight years. This obligation may be fulfilled by serving three to four-years on active duty, followed by four to six years of part-time service in the Army National Guard or Army Reserve or by serving eight years in the National Guard or Reserve preceded by a period necessary to complete the active component resident officer basic course.


Graduate Applicants

For those students interested in national service and that have been accepted into a graduate program at the University of Idaho and have at least four semesters left to complete, the University of Idaho Army ROTC program has numerous opportunities for you! 

Army ROTC is the best leadership training program on campus. Army ROTC is an elective that uses experiential learning to train the future leaders of the Army while they get a degree. Students in the program are part of an organization that takes care of each other, has high ethical and moral standards, and is highly successful at graduating and commissioning it’s members. After graduating and commissioning new officers will either serve in the Army Reserve, National Guard, or on Active Duty. 

Two Year Campus Based Scholarships for Grad Students are available. The scholarship pays for tuition or room and board, books, and a monthly stipend. 

Those not eligible for a campus based scholarship may be eligible for a two year Guaranteed Reserve Forces Scholarship or the Simultaneous Membership Program. 




More information can be found at the links below:

Scholarships

Apply for a Scholarship Online

Email UI ROTC

Becoming an Army Officer

Physical Address:

Memorial Gym, B-38

Mailing Address:

Army ROTC
University of Idaho 
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2424 
Moscow, ID 83844-2424 

Phone: 208-885-6528

Fax: 208-885-6028

Email: armyrotc@uidaho.edu