About West Point appointments and AROTC college scholarships

Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by Chockstock, Nov 29, 2009.

  1. Chockstock

    Chockstock "Forever One Team"

    Feb 1, 2009
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    In addition to applying for an appointment to West Point, I have applied for an AROTC 4-year college scholarship that would pay for a civilian college education. I'm just trying to diversify my options, but my parents are much more supportive of me going through ROTC rather than West Point. So, I was wondering if its possible to use a USMA appointment to help tip a ROTC scholarship acceptance board in your favor? Could an appointment to West Point make you a more favorable candidate for a ROTC scholarship?

    Thank you!
  2. America's Finest

    America's Finest USMA Cadet

    Oct 25, 2008
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    I am sure they would be more inclined to give you a scholarship however I encourage you to do what you want. If USMA is your first choice, you will regret not going there just because of your parents.

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