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Current Undergraduates

If you are interested in participating in ROTC beyond the MSL 101/102 (Freshmen) or MSL 201/202 (Sophomore), complete this webform and schedule an interview with the Recruiting Operations Officer to discuss what potential opportunities you may have. You can review some of the opportunities online on our website and at

Current undergraduate students may qualify for ROTC scholarship and non-scholarship options as well as Army National Guard or Army Reserve opportunities.

EKU Army ROTC Campus Based Scholarships & Non-Scholarship Opprotunities

We offer 2, 2.5 and 3-year ROTC scholarships at EKU's Army ROTC program. Find out more about Campus Based Scholarships at

If you wish to schedule an appointment with our Professor of Military Science as part of the process, please contact Mr. Eric Sheaks at (859) 622-1215 or or Claire Jennings at (859) 622-1205 or

**All EKU Students are able to enroll in EKU's Army ROTC Foundation Courses (MSL 101/102 OR 201/202) as an elective without any obligation to ROTC or the Army**

ROTC Scholarship Contracted Cadets Receive:

  1. 100% Tuition OR $5,000 Room & Board per semester
  2. $1200 Annual Book Stipend
  3. Tax Free Monthly Stipend at $420
  4. University provided Room & Board scholarship (worth up to $2382 for room and $1813 for meals)

ROTC Non-Scholarship SMP (National Guard/Reserve) Contracted Cadets Receive

  1. 100% State Tuition Assistance (National Guard) OR Federal Tuition Assistance (Reserve)
  2. Tax Free Monthly Stipend ranging from $420
  3. Receive E-5 Drill Pay ($350 2-Day Drill Weekend)
  4. Eligible for SMP Kicker ($350 monthly)
  5. Eligible for Room & Board Colonel's Scholarship  (worth up to $2382 for room and $1813 for meals)

ROTC Non-Scholarship Contracted Cadets Receive:

  1. Tax Free Monthly Stipend ranging from $420
  2. Eligible for Room & Board Colonel's Scholarship  (worth up to $2382 for room and $1813 for meals)

**Keep in Mind Students Must Meet Eligibility Criteria in Order to Contract in EKU's Army ROTC program** 

To contract and receive Army ROTC financial opportunities, students must meet these requirements:

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (Scholarship) OR 2.0 (Non-Scholarship)
  2. ACT/SAT For Scholarship Application (*Minimum Scores Are No Longer Required) *No ACT/SAT required for Non-Scholarship options*
  3. Be medically qualified (Department of Defense Medical Evaluation Review Board; DODMERB)
  4. Able to pass the Army Combat Fitness Test with 60 points in each event 
  5. Meet US Army height and weight standards
  6. Have no civil convictions
  7. Be approved by the Professor of Military Science
  8. Have at least 2-years of college remaining or 3-Years at most.
  9. U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident
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