The four-year scholarship is designed for incoming freshman. Students apply for the scholarship their senior year in high school. The ROTC Opportunity Four-year Scholarships are awarded to the most outstanding applicants. In keeping with our high standards of excellence, candidates are selected for merit-based scholarships on their scholastic achievement and extra-curricular accomplishments. Even if you're not awarded a scholarship now, there are other ROTC scholarship opportunities once you're on campus.
Call The UAB Recruiting Office for details at (205) 934-8749.
Selection of winners is based on academic record, SAT or ACT test results, school officials' evaluations, extracurricular activity, leadership and athletics, a personal interview and a physical aptitude exam. Preference is given to students pursuing degrees in engineering, the physical sciences, or nursing.
You're eligible for the four-year ROTC scholarship if you're ready to begin college as a full-time student, have no prior college experience, and meet the following requirements:
Your ROTC Commitment
As a winner of a four-year scholarship, you're required to take an ROTC class that demands a few hours of your time each week. Upon graduation, you have an obligation to accept a commission and serve full-time in the Active Army, or part-time in either the Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve.
Applications are due before 10 January of Senior year. Winners are notified up to 1 May. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications early.
Where to Get an Application?
Your high school counselor should have information regarding the online application process. If not, you may call 1-800-USA-ROTC. If you would like to work with UAB Army ROTC directly, please contact the UAB Recruiting Office: