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WKU Army ROTC offers scholarships that pay 100% Tuition & Fees, AND Room & Board Scholarship that pay for on-campus housing and 10 meals per week.


We also offer 2 year Graduate Level Scholarships that pay 100% Tuition & Fees.


Find out more by contacting Mr. Brandon Smith, Recruiting Operations Officer.

Phone: 270-745-6054

Email: army.rotc@wku.edu


What Army ROTC Scholarships offer you:

  • 3, 4 and 5-year scholarships available (depending on graduation date)
  • Pays all tuition costs and fees
  • $1200 for books per year ($600 per semester)
  • $500 per month ROTC Stipend

What Western Kentucky University Army ROTC offers you:

If you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, attend class, lab, & physical training you may be eligible for the following:

  • Room Scholarship: Covers 100% of the average dorm cost at WKU
  • Board Scholarship: 10 meal plans a week


Minimum qualifications for a 4-year Army ROTC scholarship:

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 29
  • Have a high school or College GPA of at least 2.5
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Score minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores), unless you have a College GPA
  • Meet physical standards
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

For High School Students you can Apply Online.

For College Students you can contact:

Mr. Brandon Smith, Recruiting Operations Officer
 Office: (270) 745-6054

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 Last Modified 9/11/18