Scholarships

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

  • Meet GPA standards.  Term GPA and Cumulative GPA must be 2.50 or higher. TGPA is the GPA earned in the previous full-time term. Summer terms are used to calculate CGPA, but cannot be used as the TGPA to activate scholarships, regardless of how many hours were taken.
  • Meet SAT/ACT standards.
  • Meet scholarship age requirements – must be between the ages of 17 and no older than 30 (as of 31 December of commissioning year).
  • Must meet the AFROTC Fitness Assessment (FA) requirements.
  • Must meet the AFROTC height/weight (BMI) or Body Fat standards.
  • Must have a passing Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AFOQT) score. Only required if the cadet took the AFOQT; otherwise, an AFOQT score is not required.
  • Be a U.S. citizen. Can be awarded if U.S. citizenship can be obtained by the end of the projected term of activation, but cannot be activated until citizenship is attained.

SCHOLARSHIP TYPES

  • TYPE 1
    Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment.
    Type 1 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.
  • TYPE 2
    Pays up to $18,000 per year in college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment.
    Scholarship payment is further capped at $9,000 per semester or $6,000 per quarter.
    Type 2 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.
  • TYPE 7
    Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees (capped at the in-state tuition rate) at a public institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 7 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.
    Students offered a Type 7 scholarship will be given the option to convert their scholarship to a three-year Type 2 scholarship that can be used at out-of-state or private schools. A three-year Type 2 scholarship will start during the sophomore year of school.

    Note: AFROTC Scholarships do not cover room and board.