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Scholarships

Scholarship Opportunities

There are many scholarship opportunities for Army ROTC Cadets and High School Students who are considering participating in Army ROTC in college. See below for details.

U.S. Army Cadet Command Scholarship Opportunities

Cadet Command scholarships cover Tuition and Fees OR Room and Board, $1200 annually for books and a monthly stipend of $300-$500 (based on the Cadet's academic level) during the months that a Cadet is attending classes.

  • Army ROTC National Scholarship

    High School Students only.
  • Campus Based Army ROTC Scholarship

    Information pending.
  • Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship

    Information pending.
  • Nursing Cadet Scholarships

    Information pending.
  • Garrett/Mayfield NSU Army ROTC Emerging Leaders Scholarship

    The Garrett/Mayfield NSU Army ROTC Emerging Leaders Scholarship was established by Colonel (Retired) Ellsworth E. Mayfield, Jr. in honor of the life and legacy of 2LT Michael Glenn Garrett (posthumously), a US Army Infantry officer who earned his commission from the Army ROTC Program at Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX.

    Lieutenant Garrett was killed during night maneuvers at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA in 1991. The scholarship, in the amount of $1,000 is awarded annually to a deserving Military Science I and II cadet who consistently demonstrate exceptional leadership potential for retention and transition to the NSU Army ROTC Advanced Course.

  • NSU Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) COL(ret.) Chauncey F. Crenshaw Endowed Fund

    The Norfolk State University Alumni Association (NSUAA) Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) COL Crenshaw Endowed Fund Scholarship is open to current NSU Army ROTC cadets or Navy ROTC midshipmen in good standing. The scholarship may be renewed yearly based on the academic standing of the student and the availability of funds. Applicants must have above a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be considered. See the Battalion ROO for more information.
  • NSU Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) Room & Board Scholarship

    The Norfolk State University Alumni Association (NSUAA) Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) Room and Board Scholarship is open to current NSU Army ROTC cadets or Navy ROTC midshipmen in good standing. The scholarship may be renewed yearly based on the academic standing of the student and the availability of funds. Applicants must have above a 2.75 cumulative GPA to be considered. Completed applications must be postmarked not later than March 1st for the Fall Semester and October 1st for the Spring Semester. See the Battalion ROO for more information.
  • NSU Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) Scholarship

    The Norfolk State University Alumni Association (NSUAA) Military Alumni Chapter (MAC) Scholarship is open to current NSU Army ROTC cadets or Navy ROTC midshipmen in good standing. The scholarship may be renewed yearly based on the academic standing of the student and the availability of funds. Applicants must have above a 2.30 cumulative GPA to be considered. Completed applications must be postmarked not later than March 1st for the Fall Semester and October 1st for the Spring Semester. See the Battalion ROO for more information.
  • The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc.

    4-Year Scholarship (High School Students Only).
    The ROCKS administer a limited number of Army 4 year scholarships to perspective candidates who are More information.

    These are separate from and in addition to mission support allocations. They are offline and not a part of the normal electronic system. Therefore, only paper applications are accepted with "ROCKS Scholarship" written across the top of the first page. Students who have already applied for a scholarship and their applications are in the Cadet Command database are not eligible to reapply for ROCKS Scholarship. Go to the ROCKS, Inc. Scholarship Page for more information.

  • The National Board of the ROCKS, Inc. R.C. Cartwright Scholarship

    These awards are presented to outstanding Army or Air Force Cadets or Navy Midshipmen enrolled in the Reserve Officer Training Course (ROTC) at Historically Black Colleges or Universities. The awards are presented annually in memory of Brigadier General Roscoe C. Cartwright. "ROCK," as General Cartwright was affectionately known to his friends and the many who served under him, was a true exemplar of the professional military officer. Go to the ROCKS, Inc. More information

Civilian Sponsored Scholarships

For more for more information on the following Civilian Sponsored Scholarships, including eligibility criteria, application requirements and deadlines, please see Cadet Command Pamphlet (CC PAM) 145-1,Chapter 3.

  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) ROTC Scholarship

    Amount: $2000.00
    Who can apply? Sophomore/Junior Army ROTC Cadets majoring in hard science and technical majors, i.e., engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science, and computer technology. Also fields related to U.S. intelligence or homeland security are eligible.
    Other Requirements: No GPA requirement – leadership and potential to be an officer are primary factors.
  • First Command Educational Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00
    Who can apply? Non-Scholarship Army ROTC Cadets
  • The Armed Forces Bank Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00
    Who can apply? Army ROTC Cadets (both scholarship and non-scholarship)
  • The Armed Forces Benefits Association Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00-$1500.00
    Who can apply? Army ROTC Cadets (both scholarship and non-scholarship)
  • The Armed Forces Insurance General Melvin Zais Army ROTC Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00
    Who can apply? Non-Scholarship Army ROTC Cadets
  • The Corporation for the Promotion of Rifles Practice & Firearms Safety, Inc. (CMP) Scholarship

    Amount: $2000.00
    Who can apply? Army ROTC Cadets
  • The Daedalian Foundation Scholarship Program

    Amount: $2000.00
    Who can apply? Army ROTC Cadets
  • The General Creighton W. (Abe) Abrams Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00-$1500.00
    Who can apply? Non-Scholarship Army ROTC Cadets
  • The Harry S. Truman Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00
    Who can apply? Army ROTC Cadets
  • The Joesph Cribbons Scholarship

    Amount: $2000.00
    Who can apply? Rising Senior Green to Gold Army ROTC Cadets pursuing a STEM degree
  • The Lieutenant General Timothy J. Maude Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: $2000.00
    Who can apply? Rising Senior Green to Gold Army ROTC Cadets
  • USAA Scholarship

    Amount: $1000.00-$1500.00
    Who can apply? Non-Scholarship Army ROTC Cadets

NSU Scholarships

  • NSU Financial Aid Scholarship

    This is a great resource for students who are looking for scholarship money! Here you will find the NSU Scholarship Guide, which lists institutional scholarships, provided by the various schools and departments on campus. This site also has links to scholarships from external sources that eligible NSU students may apply for. See the NSU Financial Aid website.