Scholarships

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville (School Code: 003639) Military Science Scholarship Program is designed to provide financial assistance for quality students who have achieved academic excellence. To help you meet these rising costs of education, Army ROTC offers a variety of scholarship, awarded strictly on merit and grades, not financial need.

For more information of the types of scholarships that are available.

  • Tuition and mandatory educational fees

  • A specific amount for miscellaneous fees such as laboratory, student activity, transcript and graduation fees.

  • $1,200 for textbooks

Additionally these scholarships pay a monthly stipend of:

  • Freshman - $300

  • Sophomore - $350

  • Junior - $450

  • Senior $500

To apply, simply click here. You are requesting a link that is outside of the TAMUK ROTC Javelina Battalion website. A new window will open with your requested website when you click on the link. Our website will remain available until you close our window. Once you leave their website by closing the browser window, you have the option to continue visiting our website.

The ROTC offers the following scholarships:

Four Year Scholarship

You may be eligible for a four-year scholarship if you are preparing to enter college as a freshman and meet the following qualifications/requirements:

  • Be a United States Citizen.

  • Be 17 years old before the scholarship is effective.

  • Take the SAT or ACT no later than November of the year you apply (must have a minimum 920 SAT score or composite 19 ACT score).

  • Have good high school grades.

  • Participate in leadership, extracurricular and athletic activities. (Students with part-time jobs will be given substitute credit.)

  • Be under 31 years old on December 31 of the year you expect to graduate and receive your officer's commission.

  • Be a high school graduate or have equivalent credit.

  • Pursue an Army approved academic major.

  • Agree to accept a commission as either a Regular Army Officer, Army National Guard Officer, or U.S. Army Reserve Officer.

  • Meet required physical standards.

Three Year Scholarship

You may be eligible for a three-year scholarship if you have already completed one semester of college. In addition you must meet the following qualifications/requirements:

  • Meet the same citizenship, age and physical requirements listed for the four-year scholarship.

  • Meet the required cumulative grade point average in all academic courses.

  • Have at least a score of 920 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT.

  • Be recommended by the Professor of Military Science.

Two Year Scholarship

You may be eligible for a two-year scholarship if you have already completed at least two years of college. In addition you must meet the following qualifications/requirements:

  • Meet the same citizenship, age and physical requirements listed for the four-year scholarship.
  • Meet the required cumulative grade point average in all academic courses.
  • Be recommended by the Professor of Military Science.

Green to Gold

If you are enlisted in the Army, you may be eligible to apply for a four-, three-, or two-year scholarship.

Four-year scholarship applicants must:

  • Meet the same citizenship, age and physical requirements as other four-year applicants.

  • Complete at least two years of active duty prior to discharge date and complete at least three months of service for every month of specialized training you received.

  • Be under 31 years old on December 31 of the year you expect to graduate and receive your officer's commission.

  • Have a minimum SAT of 920 or ACT of 19.

  • Pass the Army Physical Fitness Test and achieve a score of 180 or higher with a minimum of 60 points in each event.

  • Meet other selection criteria as prescribed by regulation.

Three-and two-year scholarship applicants must meet above requirements (except SAT/ACT minimum) and:

  • Be accepted as a sophomore (for a three-year award) or a junior (for a two-year award) with three or two years remaining for completion of a baccalaureate degree.

  • Have a 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale on all previous college work.

  • Have a GT score of 115 or higher.

Room Scholarship

There are a limited amount of these scholarships available.  Priority for these scholarships goes to MSL I and II contracted cadets.

These scholarships are usually granted for a one-year period.  A mid-term performance review is conducted which allows the student to continue receiving benefits for the following semester.  Students must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a full-time student

  • Enrolled for 3 hour ROTC course

  • Have a 2.0 cumulative GPA

These room scholarships do not apply to the brand new dorms or the University Village.  

There is no military obligation associated with the Room Scholarship.

This page was last updated on: November 13, 2017