Honestly, what are my chances of a scholarship?

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  1. Nick0726

    Nick0726 Member

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    I hear the Senior Military Colleges are much more competitive for AROTC scholarships. Should I waste my time by listing them on my application, or do I have the right credentials?


    My cumulative GPA is 3.85, and I'm in the top 20% of my class. I take the ACT April 13th and expect to do well on it. I've taken Honors classes and am enrolled in 2 AP classes next year.

    I letter varsity on our Tennis team. I'm also a member of our school's Muay Thai club and participate in local trail runs. I was recently elected Secretary of our National Honor Society chapter. I also do a lot of community service for my church youth group, and have over 85 internship hours and my local fire department. I also plan on getting a summer job.

    I'm considering listing VMI, North Georgia, Norwich, or VA Tech on my application. Which do I have the best shot at?
     
  2. honeybadger14

    honeybadger14 Terminal Private

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    Honestly, these are all great credentials for a scholarship. What makes it really good is the fact that you don't have all your eggs in one basket, but rather, you're well rounded in the three critical areas: academics, athletics, and leadership. Make sure you get on the ball quickly for the scholarship though, because the early bird really does get the worm. I had all my scholarship work finished up by the start of my senior year, and I got a 4-year deal. Best of luck!
     
  3. kewebbjr

    kewebbjr New Member

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    I would definitely list them. I think you should be competitive for an ROTC scholarship to one of those schools. And even if you don't get one, you can still apply for a 3-year scholarship once you get to one of those schools. All of the military branches are starting to offer more 3-years and less 4-years.
     

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