Cadets who are seeking to attend college or other post secondary education options typically do well when competing for scholarships. The scholarships listed below specifically target highly successful MCJROTC cadets. Most of these scholarship opportunities are local. A College ROTC scholarship is typically worth $180,000.
The first step is to go online and complete your FAFSA from. This is a federal student aid program that awards funding for college based on need. The next step is to research the Oregon Promise Program. The “Oregon Promise” is a state funded program that pays the first two years of tuition at an Oregon Community College for Oregon High School graduates. A minimum of a 2.5 GPA is required to qualify.
Ms. Jacki Dahl is the RHS POC for all scholarship matters. She is located in the Career Resource Center/Counseling Center at RHS. She will assist you in your scholarship search if you provide her your interest areas. The bulk of the scholarship applications become available after the Christmas break of each school year and need to be submitted by early Spring. Jacki can be reached at (541) 923-3440/ Jacki.Dahl@redmondschools.org
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) https://fafsa.gov
Oregon Promise https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/ https://app.oregonstudentaid.gov/oregon-promise.aspx
Central Oregon Military Officers Association of America (COMOAA)
Friends of the NRA
Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP)
Marine Corps League
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
College ROTC scholarships