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Air Force ROTC offers two types of scholarship programs. One program makes scholarships available to high school seniors and graduates, while the other program is available only  to college students. All scholarships pay tuition, book fees and a tax-free monthly stipend of up to $500 per month that can be used for anything the scholarship recipient wishes. For more information about the ROTC scholarships, visit the U.S. Air Force ROTC Web site.

Military Scholarships

Air Force ROTC scholarships for high school seniors and graduates:

  • Four-year scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis

  • Applications are accepted June 1 - Dec. 1 of your senior year in high school

  • Scholarship applications must be made online at the U.S. Air Force ROTC Web site

Air Force ROTC scholarships for students already enrolled at Southeast:

These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Students already enrolled in AFROTC as well as those not enrolled are eligible to compete. Application periods for these vary depending on the type of scholarship. Specific requirements and applications can be obtained by contacting the Air Force ROTC office. Students must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Be medically qualified

  • Pass the Air Force Officer Qualification Test

  • Pass the Physical Fitness Assessment

  • Have at least a 2.5 cumulative college GPA

Additional Air Force ROTC Scholarships:

  • Nursing scholarships

  • Pre-health scholarships are available to pre-med majors. If you receive this type of scholarship, you are guaranteed an Air Force scholarship to medical school.


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