In-State for ROTC Scholarship

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  1. BDHuff09

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    MUST one apply to an in-state school for the AROTC or NROTC scholarship application, or merely a school with instate tuition?

    I recently found out that I would be elligible for in-state tuition at a university in a different state, and since I don't really want to apply to any of the public schools in my state, would I be able to use another school as my "in-state" school because I would pay tuition equivalent or lower than a resident of that state?

    Many Thanks in advance
     
  2. bfrat93

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    You do not necessarily have to. Several of my seven choice schools were out-of-state, one of them was offered to me (I'm with AROTC by the way). I would say that it is safer to apply for in-state schools due to price difference. However, I have never heard of an out-of-state school offering a student their in-state tuition rate. You could put it on your list and notify Cadet Command that you qualify for their in-state tuition rate so they can weigh in their decision process.
     
  3. USMCGrunt

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    Regarding NROTC I recommend you search for posts from P-flying17 on this subject.

    She recently wrote a response that advised that if you were to receive a scholarship you would be eligible for instate tuition at any public texas school. I believe she advised that listing one of these schools would meet the requirement. You could always PM her for advice also.

    P-flying17 works in the system and is a great resource for these types of questions.

    Good luck
     
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    As I remember from last year's application, the NROTC does require an in-state school to be listed as one of your five choices. In addition, the NROTC scholarship is tied to a specific school, so you want to be sure that you are able to actually be admitted to the five schools on your list.

    It's OK for one of the schools to be a "stretch", but you want a "sure thing" as well.
     
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    I can see the confusion because of what USMC posted. Some may see it as IS, and others will see it as long as they will only charge IS rates.

    The way I read it is it must be a public university that accepts IS tuition for OOS students.

    Some colleges allow OOS ROTC cadets to pay IS tuition. If that is the case the OP would be fine.

    There is sticky on this forum that can help out. http://www.serviceacademyforums.com/showthread.php?t=5429&page=2

    Singapore did a great job posting alphabetically schools that offer financial benefits for ROTC, starting at #21.
     
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    North Georgia College (AROTC only) gives IS tuition to those in the Corps of Cadets.
     
  8. BDHuff09

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    Thanks everyone for the information.

    The in-state tuition I would be elligible for at certain schools(at least the ones that I was thinking about) would be because of my test scores, not reliant upon whether or not I get an ROTC scholarship, if that helps any.

    Nothing on the university, I just really would rather not go to Mizzou
     

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