Southern Garrett High School

Scholarship Information

Air Rifle Scholarship

Air Rifle is the only extra curricular activity in JROTC that Cadets can directly earn scholarships for.  One scholarship opportunity available is the Civilian Marksmanship Scholarship. Applications are due to the Civilian Marksmanship Program no later than March 20th. Up to $1000.00 scholarship may be earned based on marksmanship and grades. The following link will take you to the appplication.

ROTC Scholarships information

Nation-wide, for academic year 2014-2015, 8,434 high school seniors applied for Army ROTC scholarships. About 2,500 were awarded. About 25% of those were 4-year scholarships and 75% were 3-year scholarships.  
The nation-wide profile for the 2014 academic year recipients was:
·        95% were in the top 50% of their classes in academic (79% were in the top 25%)
·        35% were class officers
·        63% earned varsity sports letters
·        43% were varsity team sports captains
·        27% were in JROTC
·        15% were club president
·        3.5 average GPA
·        1247 math + critical reading SAT; 27 ACT composite score
As you can see ROTC Scholarships are very competitive, if interested your instructors have information to get you started. The following link is an excellent source of information for ROTC Scholarships for all services. You can copy and paste this into your browser or click the College ROTC Guide link in the column to the left
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