ROTC Students in Jamrich lounge


Get Started:

Sign up for MS139: Leadership & Confidence Building (1-credit) and MS269: Army Physical Fitness Training (1-credit) to enroll in the ROTC program and learn how to apply for a 2-   3-, or 4-year campus-based scholarship.


For assistance in applying for a campus-based scholarship, contact Mark Blumenthal, our Scholarships and Enrollment Officer, at or (906) 227-2687.









The ROTC Campus-Based Scholarship is a merit-based scholarship intended for college and transfer students who wish to commission as officers in the United States Army. Depending on your academic status during the time of application, there are two, three, and four year campus-based scholarships available.


  • Full Tuition (2-, 3-, or 4-years) – May be applied to Room and Board 
  • All Academic Fees
  • Text Book Allowance – Up to $1200 a year
  • $420 Stipend monthly, tax-free living allowance (Ten months)


  • NMU ROTC Room and Board Grant
  • Campus-Based Scholarship Winners are eligible to receive the following:
    • A Double Occupancy Room in a traditional residence hall
    • An NMU Meal Plan - Base Required
    • Note: to be eligible, ROTC Scholarship must be earned freshman year
    • Contact Military Science for additional eligibility criteria and current details


  • Be a US citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • SAT/ACT, Cumulative High School GPA, Cumulative College GPA and participation in ROTC Program are considered for scholarship award.
  • Meet physical standards and pass an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) with a score of 180 or higher
  • Pass a DODMERB physical
  • Complete a security clearance
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve component (Army reserve or Army National Guard)


  • Attend the 29-day Advanced Course between your junior and senior years of college
  • An eight-year service commitment with the Army. This may be fulfilled by:
    • Serve full-time in the Army on Active Duty, if selected, for 4 years followed by 4 years of service in the National Guard, Army Reserve, or Inactive Ready Reserve (IRR).
    • Selected cadets may choose to serve part-time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career. This includes a 3-6 month Active Duty term for initial training. Term of obligations begins at the time of commissioning.


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