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. Use the links provided to research the scholarships and to complete the application. Most of these scholarship opportunities are awarded at the local level. 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. Below is a list of scholarships that tend to target JROTC cadets.
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) http://comoaa.com/jrotc-scholarship.htm
Friends of the NRA http://www.friendsofnra.org/StateHome.aspx?=38
Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) http://thecmp.org/communications/cmp-scholarship-program/
Marine Corps League https://www.mclnational.org/…/2018_mcl_natl_scholarship_instructions_-_application…
American Legion https://www.legion.org/scholarships/220912/apply-20000-legion-scholarship
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) https://www.vfw.org/community/youth-and-education/youth-scholarships
College ROTC scholarships http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/apply.html https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.html https://www.afrotc.com/scholarships http://www.nrotc.navy.mil/marine_2_1.html