Scholarships- 2, 3, and 4 year Scholarships
The Army ROTC Scholarship will cover 100% of your tuition and fees, $1200 a year for books and $420 in a monthly stipend to help with living expenses. Scholarships are available in lengths of 2, 3 or 4 years, depending on which academic year you are and your college graduation date. If you would like additional information or to fill out a scholarship application, go to the US Army ROTC Scholarship page and click on the High School Students link to create an account and start your application process. Please contact the Admission and Scholarship Officer by phone at 785-864-1113 or email at KUArmyROTC@ku.edu if you have any additional questions.
Green to Gold
KU Army ROTC also accepts 2, 3, and 4 year Green-to-Gold (GTG) Scholarship recipients, Active Duty Option (ADO) recipients and Non-Scholarship GTG students as well. The GTG program is designed for active duty soldiers who desire to complete their education and earn their commission as a 2LT in the Active Duty, National Guard, or Army Reserves. You can start the application process by clicking HERE.
Soldiers applying for GTG must have approval of their chain of command AND must be accepted to one of the universities listed below prior to award of a scholarship:
On campus Scholarships
On Campus scholarships are earned by both current and future students who were not offered or did not apply for the Federal ROTC Scholarship or Green-to-Gold program. These scholarships range in length from 2 to 3 years. Scholarship awardees also receive a book allowance for $1200 per year and also receive a $420 monthly stipend.
Army ROTC offers scholarships for qualified nursing students who seek to become an Army Nurse. Nursing scholarships include board fees, a stethoscope, and all class expenses directly related to nursing. To learn more about the ROTC Nursing Scholarships and nursing opportunities in the Army contact the Admission and Scholarship Officer at 785-864-1113 or email at KUArmyROTC@ku.edu if you have any additional questions.
Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship
Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) scholarships are available for USAR and ARNG students that desire to participate in the Senior ROTC program. These scholarships guarantee that the student once graduated from school and commissioned in the U.S. Army must serve their obligation in the USAR or ARNG. Contact the Admission and Scholarship Officer to determine specific eligibility requirements. These scholarships pay full tuition and fees or room & board. The student can choose which option they desire. In addition, a $1200 per year book allowance is paid to the student. Also, a cadet stipend of $420 is paid per month to the student. Cadet may also use the Chapter 1606 or Chapter 30 Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB), if eligible. The GRFD scholarship student must participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) with an USAR or ARNG unit prior to commission. Cadets whom participate in the SMP are paid at the rank of E-5, approximately $250 per month, unless the cadet was already in the USAR or ARNG and holds a rank higher than E-5.