The two-year scholarship is available to any student who has completed their freshman and sophomore years of college or is in their last two years of graduate study. To qualify for the scholarship, an applicant needs to qualify for the ROTC Advance Course. This can be done with placement credit for the Basic Course (i.e. Jr. ROTC, prior military service, member of reserve component, etc.). Otherwise the applicant can attend the four week ROTC Leaders Training Course (LTC) at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, during the summer to validate the scholarship before beginning their junior year. Those who attend LTC have no military obligation unless they decide to accept the two year ROTC scholarship. For more information about LTC visit the following links.
Full tuition or room & board (No requirement to live on campus)
$1,200 yearly book allowance
ROTC Monthly Stipend $300-$500 a month
Call The UAB recruiting Office for details at (205) 934-8749.
You're eligible for the two-year ROTC scholarship if you're ready to begin your junior year or have two years left of graduate school, will be a full-time student, and meet the following requirements:
Have two years remaining until degree completion.
Have good academic standing.
Participated in leadership, extracurricular, and athletic activities (a part time job earns you substitute credit).
Be under 30 years of age by graduation. Waivers can be granted if you are under 39 years of age by graduation.
Agree to accept a commission in the U.S. Army.
Pursue an Army-approved academic major.
Meet required physical standards.
Acceptance of a two-year scholarship requires you to serve full time in the active Army, or part time in either the Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve. Those who serve active duty serve a minimum of four years full time and are then placed on the Inactive Ready Reserve list for 4 years. Those who join the Army National Guard or U.S. Army Reserve serve a minimum of six years with a unit and are then placed on the Inactive Ready Reserve list for 2 years.
Where to Get An Application?To receive a two-year scholarship application, contact the UAB Recruiting Office:
Enrollment and Scholarship Officer
Office: (205) 934-8749
Cell: (205) 767-3080
103 Hill University Center
1400 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294