This program provides a chance to compete for a 2-year scholarship for pursuit of a graduate degree. This program is limited to 20 months of benefits (based on 4 semesters, start in August, not including June and July, and graduate in May). Applicants requiring more than two complete academic years for completion of a graduate degree are not eligible.
If you are interested you will probably fall into one of three categories listed below:
1. Applicants already possessing a baccalaureate degree.
2. Seniors in college with a letter of acceptance to a graduate program.
3. Current graduate program participants with two years remaining.
Individuals in professional programs must be informed that branching into an applicable Army branch is not guaranteed. For example, law students branching into the Army JAG Corps is not guaranteed.
Two-year scholarships may be available for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) prepared Registered Nurses obtaining a graduate degree in a specialty that has been approved by the Army Nurse Corps. The BSN degree must be from a program accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and acceptable to the Department of the Army. Validation of acceptable graduate degree programs is coordinated with the respective Deputy Chief Nurse. The catalog description of the program and desired degree should be faxed to the Deputy Chief Nurse as soon as a prospect expresses an interest in ROTC.