AROTC and NROTC Scholarship Chances

Discussion in 'ROTC' started by Trackswagggg, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. Trackswagggg

    Trackswagggg Member

    Dec 14, 2013
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    Hey! What are my chances of getting a 4 year AROTC scholarship or NROTC scholarship? I didn't make the first board but I improved my ACT and GPA!

    GPA: 3.7 (Un-weighted)

    ACT: 25 Composite

    Class Rank: 64/330 (top 20%)

    Course Type: All AP and Honors. Dual Enrollment Senior Yr w/ a 4.0 college GPA

    Future Major: Biology

    School of Intent: The Citadel (accepted)

    Athletics: Three Varsity Letters in Track and Team Capt.; Varsity Letter in Cross Country and Team Capt; Black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do; Many athletic awards. All state for Tae-Kwon-Do

    Leadership & Activities:
    ROTC Corps of Cadets Commander
    Club President
    Student Government Treasurer
    Service Club Member
    Church Leader
    Team Capt
    Pool Manager
    Boy's State Delegate
    Beta Club
    Drama Actor and Competition
    Drill Team
    Yearbook Photo Editor
    ROTC Academic Bowl
    Leadership Conference

    Awards & Honors:
    Presidential Volunteer Service Award (300+ Hours)
    Three letters in Community Service
    American Legion Scholastic ROTC Medal
    SARS and DARS Medal
    Letter in Academics

    Had a good interview with the PMS.

    Mile Time: 5:47
    Crunches in Min: 49
    Pushups in Min: 51

    What are my chances? :confused:
  2. kinnem

    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

    Oct 21, 2010
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    ^^^ I would say you have a good to excellent chance for AROTC and perhaps NROTC. You seem to be in good shape on leadership and athletics. Academics are pretty good. I think you have a better shot at AROTC only because of the biology major. It's hard to tell where it would fall in Navy's Tier system although I'd put it in Tier II only because general science is also there.
  3. Pima

    Pima 5-Year Member

    Nov 28, 2007
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    My concern was the blaring 25 composite ACT. I don't know about AROTC and NROTC, but for AFROTC you would need to have closer to a 30 ACT for a chance. I am assuming NROTC would be around that marker too because most posters will say NROTC is the most competitive of all 3.

    AFROTC and NROTC give @85% of their scholarships to STEM majors, so like kinnem stated due to your major it might be a reach.

    Remember for AROTC and NROTC it is tied to your college too. There is an allotted number of scholarships for each det. Nobody is going to be able to tell you :thumb: or :thumbdown: because nobody knows how competitive the pool is for your school selection slate.
    ~~~ I.E. applying to UVA as your IS, I would say NO. Applying to GMU for IS is a maybe. VCU is probably a better match.
  4. Trackswagggg

    Trackswagggg Member

    Dec 14, 2013
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    @Pima. Yeah my Air Force Colonel said my ACT wouldn't be good for the AF scholarship but he said I was ok for the army. But thanks for the info @Pima and @Kinnem!

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