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College of Education and Professional Studies

4-Year National ROTC Scholarship

What does the scholarship cover?

  • Full Tuition and Fees at Central OR Room and Board (up to $10,000 per year)
  • $400 per quarter for books
  • Monthly living stipend (only for the months in school)
  • Freshmen-$300
  • Sophomore-$350
  • Junior-$450
  • Senior-$500

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

  • High School Seniors 

I'm eligible! How do I Apply?

You can begin applying the summer after your junior year of high school

STEP 1:  Apply online

  • Go to the High School National Army ROTC Scholarship Application page
  • Click the link at the bottom of the page to build a profile and start the application.

STEP 2: Submit the required documents including:

  • A copy of your high school transcript
  • A copy of your SAT or ACT score
  • A copy of the Scholarship Physical Fitness Test.  This can be administered by any high school sports coach or PE teacher.  Click here for the Scholarship Physical Fitness Test form.

You can scan and e-mail these documents into or fax to 502-624-1120

STEP 3:  Conduct the scholarship interview

Schedule an appointment to conduct your scholarship interview.  Call 509-963-3520 to schedule your interview at CWU Army ROTC

If awarded what is my service requirement?

Your service requirement is 8 years. With a 4-Year National ROTC Scholarship, you can choose to serve as an Officer in one or a combination of the three components; Active Duty, Army Reserves, or Army National Guard.


The 4 year High School National Scholarship application period goes from 12 JUN 16 to 13 March 17 for the high school senior class of 2017.  Below are the key dates for the application.  Please make note of the final day an application can be started at and the final deadline to submit all documents and complete all applications requirements prior to the third (final) Board.

12 JUN 16 - National Scholarship application page becomes open to 2017 high school seniors. 

07 OCT 16 - Deadline to complete all scholarship submission requirements for the First Board.

24 OCT 16 - First Board convenes

06 JAN 16 - Deadline to complete all scholarship submission requirements for the Second Board

10-Jan-17 - 4-Year High School Application Deadline for SY 17-18.  (If a student has not started an application on, after this date, they won't be able to)

23 JAN 17 - Second Board convenes

28-Feb-17 - Deadline to complete all scholarship submission requirements for the Final Board   

13-Mar-17       Final (3rd) High School Selection Board convenes.

!!!KEY NOTE!!! - If you miss the application deadline for a 4 Year High School National Scholarship it is still possible to apply for a 4 year Campus Based Scholarship.  Please click here for info on that process.

For any other questions, please feel free to email us at or call us at (509) 963-3520.

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