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I’m In High School—Which route is best for me: SMP or 4-yr HS Scholarship? SMP or 4-yr HS Scholarship? SMP-Non Scholarship 4-yr HS Scholarship Must Compete for an Allocation! Non-deployable Can withdraw up to 1 year OSU has 6-8 allocations annually 3-4 four-year 3-4 three-year advanced 4yr AD commitment upon Commissioning (if selected) ~60.8K Incentives Non-competitive Non-deployable Requires Commitment & IET Drill while in college while gaining real world experience in a National Guard or Army Reserve Unit Unlimited allocations 3yr AD Commitment upon Commissioning (if selected) ~72.5K Incentives
HS Scholarship Application Process February 1 of HS Junior Year – 10 January of HS Senior Year • Interview w/ PMS • Documents Upload • Presidential fitness test • SAT/ACT completed
4-yr HS Scholarship Winner Profile Percentage 2015 2016 2017 Top 5% of Class 45% 48% 44% Top 25% of Class 81% 85% 82% Top 50% of Class 97% 97% 97% Presidents of Student Body 13% 15% 16% Other Class Officers 37% 39% 43% National Honor Society 46% 49% 49% Varsity Letter Winners 80% 80% 82% Varsity Team Captains 59% 60% 61% Club Presidents 7% 7% 7% JROTC Participants 23% 26% 28% 4 Year College Board Mean 1262 1267 1253 National College Board Mean 1011 1010 1010 High School GPA 3.7 3.7 3.6
4-yr HS Scholarship Benefits Cost of attending OSU/WOU is 20k/yr X 4yr = $80K total (approximate) 4yr scholarship Cadet (Still competes for AD…4/6 yr commitment) Cadet Stipend = $ 3,000 (Fresh) + $3,500 (Soph) + $4,500 (Jr) + $5,000 (Sr) 16K 4-yr scholarship benefit @ 10k/yr 40K Book Stipend @ $1,200/yr x 4yr 4.8K Total = 60.8K Assess Active Duty=4 year commitment Assess ARNG/USAR= 6 year commitment
ROTC Scholarship Qualifications Qualifications: Minimum GPA of 2.5 By end of 1st Term: Must pass the Army Physical Fitness Test, Must pass an Army Physical, Must meet Height and Weight requirements IAW AR 600-9 National Scholarship process: - National Applications due to Cadet Command by 10 January of high school senior year - Evaluated by National Board - Interviews conducted locally - Scholarships awarded nationally following board results What is the GRFD Scholarship: - 3 year scholarship that Guarantees Army Reserve Forces Duty or National Guard Duty (GRFD) after graduation from college - Equivalent to an “line” scholarship but cannot be considered for active duty service - Available for an SMP Cadet, with associated benefits, while on GRFD Scholarship Pay and Benefits: - Tuition 100% (in or out of state) or 10K R&B - Books $1,200 per year - Monthly Stipend Freshman $300 Sophomores $350 Juniors $450 Seniors $500 SMP Kicker $350 Interested candidate can maximize their opportunity for a scholarship by applying their HS Senior year
Overview http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPbX2gWxcQg Brief SMP overview video courtesy of the Nebraska Army National Guard
SMP Benefits Cost of attending OSU/WOU is 20k/yr X 4yr = $80K total (in-state tuition) Non-scholarship SMP Cadet who joins the Guard or Reserve prior to attending College Initial Entry Pay (Basic Training + Advanced Training -14 weeks total) 5.3K Drill Pay = $288/mo x 11 mo+ AT pay = $4,400 x 4yrs 17.6K Cadet Stipend = $3,500(S) + $4,500(Jr) + $5,000 (Sr) 13K GI Bill @ 350/mo x 10 Academic months x 36 mo 12.6K SMP Kicker for MOS Qualified Cadets $350/mo x 3yrs 10.5K Total = 59K Current Federal Tuition Assistance Incentive@$4,500/yr x 3 yr +13.5K *Begins 1-yr after completion of AIT 72.5K Assess Active Duty = 3-yr commitment Assess ARNG or USAR= 6-yr commitment
3-yr GRFD Scholarship Cost of attending OSU/WOU is 20k/yr X 4yr = $80K total (in-state tuition) ARNG or USAR Soldier who has completed Initial Entry Training prior to College and earns a 3-yr GRFD Scholarship while in ROTC Initial Entry Pay (Basic Training + Advanced Training -14 weeks total) 5.3K Drill Pay = $288/mo x 11 mo+ AT pay = $4,400 x 4yrs 17.6K Cadet Stipend = $3,500 (Soph) + $4,500 (Jr) + $5,000 (Sr) 13K GI Bill @ 350/mo x 1 academic year (10mos) 3.5K Scholarship pays 10k/yr x 3 yrs 30K Book Stipend 1.2k/yr x 3 yrs 3.6K Total = 73K Assess ARNG or USAR only= 6-yr commitment
2-yr GRFD Scholarship Cost of attending OSU/WOU is 20k/yr X 4yr = $80K total (in-state tuition) ARNG or USAR Soldier who has completed Initial Entry Training prior to College and earns a 2-yr GRFD Scholarship while in ROTC Initial Entry Pay (Basic Training + Advanced Training -14 weeks total) 5.3K Drill Pay = $288/mo x 11 mo+ AT pay = $4,400 x 4yrs 17.6K Cadet Stipend = $4,500 (Jr) + $5,000 (Sr) 9.5K GI Bill @ 350/mo x 36 academic months 12.6K SMP Kicker for MOS Qualified Cadets $350/mo x 2 academic yrs (20mos) 7K Scholarship pays 10k/yr x 2 yrs 20K Book Stipend 1.2k/yr x 2 yrs 2.4K Total = 74.4K Current Federal Tuition Assistance Incentive@$4,500/yr x 1yr +4.5K *Begins 1-yr after completion of AIT Assess ARNG or USAR only = 6yr commitment 78.9K
ROTC progression model Spring of HS Junior Year Oct of HS Senior Year Apr of HS Senior Year End of Senior Year Late Sep Feb 1 of HS Junior Year Jan 10 of HS Senior Year Sophomore Year Junior Year Summer Junior YR Summer of HS Junior Year Summer of HS Senior Year LDAC Commission AC or RC Begin Dialogue BT/AIT Classes Begin OSU ROTC Scholarship Application Window Opens ROTC Scholarship Application Window Closes & 2nd Board Convenes 3rd Sch Board Contract & begin SMP GRFD 3-yr option Contract & begin SMP GRFD 2-yr option 1stSch Board Split OP AIT or OSUT Split OP BT
Key Cadet Standards 8thBDE, USACC GPA 2.0 for Non-Scholarship & Scholarship (term & cumulative). 2.5 to qualify for a SROTC Scholarship. ROTC: 3.0 or greater (term & cumulative). Academic Major: Per Department standard (varies by degree). Credit Hours Progress at End of Academic Year: Minimum of 12 x Credit hours per term (full time), IAW Cadet’s 104R Military History: Complete one approved 3 x Credit class prior to graduation. Degree Requirement: Complete bachelor’s degree prior to commissioning. APFT: Cadet should strive to achieve maximum score on each record APFT. Record APFT: Earn a minimum score of 60 x points in each event. LDAC /Commissioning Goal: Per PMS standard. HT/WT: Meet HT/WT standards IAW AR 600-9. Swim: Pass Swim Test & Combat Water Survival Test prior to commission (if cannot, waiver required for commission).
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