Commencement Starts 11:30 Saturday
Due to rain in the forecast Saturday morning, the start time of the undergraduate ceremony has been delayed until 11:30 a.m. There will still be one ceremony outside in Biemesderfer Stadium. Gates open at 10 a.m.
Army ROTC offers merit-based four-, three-, and two-year scholarships to the most outstanding students who apply. Army ROTC scholarships at Millersville University cover the cost of tuition and all mandatory fees. Additionally, each scholarship winner receives a tax-free subsistence allowance up to $500 and $1,200 annually for books.
Minimum scholarship eligibility requirements are that applicants must:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be at least 17 years of age by the first semester of his/her freshman year. He/she must be under 31 years of age the year he/she obtains their degree/Army commission
- Have no moral obligation or personal conviction that will prevent him/her from supporting and defending the Constitution of the U.S. against all enemies or will prevent the student from conscientiously bearing arms.
- Achieve a 920 or higher on the SAT or 19 on the ACT.
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Meet required physical standards.
- Agree to accept a commission in the U.S. Army.
The Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program gives students who are seniors in high school the opportunity to apply and be awarded a scholarship for college and earn a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program. The Four-year Scholarship application process is open until January of each year, so apply now! To apply for a National Scholarship go to www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.
Two-Year & Three-Year On-campus Scholarships
Each year, thousands of two- and three-year Army ROTC scholarships are available on campuses nationwide. In addition, some four-year retroactive scholarships are available. Applicants must be freshmen or sophomores and must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application. Students must also complete all required freshman and sophomore ROTC courses prior to their junior year. Students interested must see or call the Millersville University Army ROTC department at (717) 872-3769.
Leaders' Training Course Offers Two-Year Scholarships
The Leaders' Training Course is offered during the summer following the student's sophomore year. This five-week program can be taken in lieu of the first two years of ROTC. The student will be paid while at training and transportation, lodging, and food are paid at government expense. Students incur no obligation to the Army for attending this program. Upon his/her return to campus, the student may accept a scholarship (if offered) and contract with the Army, thereby incurring an obligation to the Army upon graduation and commissioning. Students interested must see or call the Millersville University Army ROTC department at (717) 872-3769.
The Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship
Program provides selected active duty enlisted members of the Army an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program.