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Army Senior ROTC Program

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c. Pregnant students. Cadets who become pregnant during the course will not be involuntarily disenrolled solely because of pregnancy.

Medical qualifications. SROTC students must be medically qualified for entry into the United States Armed Forces.

English language aptitude. All applicants must be proficient in the English language. Cadets whose primary language is not English will be given the English Comprehension Level Test (ECLT).

Requirements for the Advanced Course and the Basic Camp

In addition to the general requirements for enrollment, a student enrolled in the advanced course or for the basic camp must meet the following requirements:

Academic and ROTC status:

    (1) Have an established cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better on a 4.0 system. Exception: Entering freshman at an Military Junior College (MJC) and prior service enlistees who were participants in the Army College Fund Veteran's Educational Assistance Program (VEAP) and are entering freshman as follows:

      (a) MJC freshman - 2.0 cumulative high school GPA and a scholastic aptitude test score of 850 or an American college test score of 17.

      (b) Prior service - score of 110 or higher on the general technical aptitude area of the Army Classification Battery.

    (2) Be enrolled in and attending as a full-time student (according to the school's criteria) a recognized course of instruction producing a baccalaureate degree, advanced degree, or an advanced education program at a fully accredited 4-year degree granting institution or at a fully accredited associate degree granting institution that has been recognized as having established formal linkage with a fully accredited 4-year degree granting institution.

    (3) Have satisfactorily completed the ROTC basic course, or received credit on the basis of other previous military training or service, or satisfactorily completed basic camp.

Officer potential. The student must possess qualifications for becoming an effective Army officer. Leadership potential will be emphasized as an important factor in selection for the advanced course. Applicants must possess officer-like qualifications as evidenced by their appearance, record, personality, scholarship, extracurricular activities, and aptitude for military training.

Eligibility for Scholarships

To be eligible to receive or retain an Army ROTC scholarship, the student must meet the following requirements:

    (1) Be a citizen of the United States.

    (2) Enlist in the Army National Guard or United States Army Reserves (USAR) for a period of 8 years.

    (3) Be at least 17 years old by 1 October of the year of enrollment as a scholarship cadet if enrolled in the fall. Other than fall enrollees must be at least 17 years old by the time of enrollment as a scholarship cadet. No waivers are authorized.

    (4) Be under 27 years old by 30 June of the calendar year in which eligible for appointment. An extension may be granted to prior service applicants if the applicant will be under 30 years old by 30 June of the calendar year that he or she is eligible for appointment. The length of extension may not exceed the actual period of active duty service.

    (5) Be of good moral character as evidenced by home, community, and school activities.

    (6) Exhibit a strong desire to obtain a commission and pursue a military career in the Army.

    (7) Possess potential to become an effective Army officer. Leadership potential will be emphasized as a very important factor for selection and continuation of a scholarship. Applicants must possess officer potential as evidenced by- (a) Appearance. (b) Personality. (c) Academic excellence. (d) Extracurricular activities. (e) Physical fitness.

    (8) Be medically qualified, under the standards of Army Regulation 40-501.

    (9) Sign an agreement meeting the requirements of Title 10 USC 2107, and 2005.

    (10) Execute the loyalty oath.

    (11) Be eligible for a Secret Security Clearance. Although a Secret clearance is not a prerequisite to award a scholarship, students must obtain a Secret clearance within 180 days of the award in order to retain the scholarship status. Extensions not to exceed an additional 90 days may be granted by the region commander. Extensions in excess of 90 days must be approved by the Commanding General of ROTC. Scholarship cadets who receive a Letter of Intent to Deny Security Clearance from the Commander, U.S. Army Central Personnel Security Clearance Facility will be processed for termination of scholarship.

    (12) Be enrolled in an approved degree program.

Scholarships are very competitive. Federal Law limits the number of scholarships that can be granted each year. The following items are used to select scholarship winners:

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