High School Scholarship Types

Students wishing to submit their high school scholarship application will have until 31 December, 2022 to submit their initial application. Once the initial application has been submitted, students will have until 12 January, 2023 to submit additional information, including but not limited to, Physical Fitness Test (PFT) results, SAT and ACT scores, and high school transcripts in order to become eligible.

Type 1

Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment.

Type 1 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.

Type 2

Pays up to $18,000 per year in college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment.

Scholarship payment is further capped at $9,000 per semester or $6,000 per quarter.

Type 2 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.

Type 7

Pays full (100 percent) college tuition and authorized fees (capped at the in-state tuition rate) at a public institution with an Air Force ROTC detachment. Type 7 selectees will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend.

Students offered a Type 7 scholarship will be given the option to convert their scholarship to a three-year Type 2 scholarship that can be used at out-of-state or private schools. A three-year Type 2 scholarship will start during the sophomore year of school.

Note:  AFROTC Scholarships do not cover room and board.

Stipend Entitlements

The annual book stipend is $900 per academic year, and the monthly stipend increases based on an individual’s student status.

  • Freshman: $300
  • Sophomore: $350
  • Junior: $450
  • Senior: $500
Travel Expenses

All high school scholarship recipients are authorized to have their travel expenses covered from their home to the Air Force ROTC detachment’s college where the student enrolls. Reimbursement for travel will be received approximately 30 days after the start of school.

Take Into Consideration

Three-year scholarship recipients will not begin to receive scholarship stipends or have their tuition and fees payments covered until the beginning of their sophomore year.

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