I just received an email today from UW in Seattle telling me I would not be able to compete for the 4 year scholarship as they are reserved for High School seniors. I am taking 2 gap years at the moment. I thought the requirements were that you be between the ages of 17 and 26? Do you have to be in High School when you apply for the 4 year scholarship? Here is the email: Great to hear that you are interested in ROTC and I hope that we, here at UW, can help you in your desire to become an Army Officer. You can use your relatives address here in the States if you choose but let them know so they are expecting to receive mail and forward it on to you. I would also be sure to include an email and check it regularly since that is the most common form of communication. In regards to your interview you will be able to get that done in Japan without any problem-I believe that USACC has either a designated individual or has a set of guidelines that outlines who qualifies if you can’t have a PMS at a university do it. The concern is that since you will not be a graduating high school senior when you are looking to apply you will not be able to compete for the 4 Year National Scholarship since they are reserved for graduating seniors. You will need to work closely with the PMS of the university that you choose to attend to apply for a campus based scholarship. If I can be of any assistance please let me know. The concern is that since you will not be a graduating high school senior when you are looking to apply you will not be able to compete for the 4 Year National Scholarship since they are reserved for graduating seniors. So I officially cannot apply for the full scholarship? Can I apply for the 2, 3, 4 year scholarships? Does it depend on the school? Like is this for only UW in Seattle and that I can apply to another school and try? Has anyone ever received a 4 year scholarship after taking a gap year? Thank you!