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
A United States Merchant Marine Academy education is one of the great adventures of a lifetime. For half a century, young individuals like you have come to Kings Point to acquire the knowledge, experience, discipline, and skills that strong leadership demands.
Graduates of the Academy serve their country by pursuing highly successful careers in the maritime industry and the armed services. After fulfilling their obligation many continue their studies in graduate or professional schools. Many become outstanding government and business leaders. The direction you take after you graduate will be up to you. However, two things are certain: You'll have choices and you'll be prepared to make the most of them.
Army ROTC is an elective curriculum you take along with your required college classes. It gives you the tools, training and experiences that will help you succeed in any competitive environment. Along with great leadership training, Army ROTC can pay for your college tuition. Because Army ROTC is an elective, you can participate your freshman and sophomore years without any obligation to join the Army. You will have a normal college student experience like everyone else on campus, but when you graduate, you will be commissioned as an Officer in the Army. At that point, you will have a wide range of interest areas you can specialize in called branches.
The purpose of the Navy ROTC Program is to educate and train qualified young men and women for service as commissioned officers in the Navy's unrestricted line, the Navy Nurse Corps and the Marine Corps. As the largest single source of Navy and Marine Corps officers, the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program plays an important role in preparing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.
Selected applicants for the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program are awarded scholarships through a highly competitive national selection process, and receive full tuition, books stipend, educational fees and other financial benefits at many of the country's leading colleges and universities. Upon graduation, midshipmen are commissioned as officers in the unrestricted line Naval Reserve or Marine Corps Reserve.
The Navy ROTC Scholarship Program is available to qualified students who graduate from high school before August 1 of the year they intend to start college.
Students selected for the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program make their own arrangements for college enrollment and room and board, and take the normal course load required by the college or university for degree completion. Additionally, scholarship midshipmen are required to follow specific academic guidelines.
Full information concerning the Navy ROTC Scholarship Program is available from any of the colleges and universities with Navy ROTC units or from Navy and Marine Corps recruiters. A list of colleges and universities is available on this website at the Colleges and Universities page.