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Students may be offered scholarships conditionally while awaiting final determination of eligibility. (The most common reason for such conditional offers is the scheduling of medical examinations and the resolution of potential medical disqualifiers.)Students must meet the general criteria listed below to be eligible for an Army ROTC two-, three-, or four-year merit scholarship at Morgan State University. Detailed criteria are prescribed in a number of Army publications.

Scholarship applications are also available on request. Four-year national scholarships can be filed on line

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least seventeen years of age by October 1 of the year of enrollment as a scholarship cadet
  • Be under twenty-seven years of age on June 30 of the calendar year in which eligible for appointment as a second lieutenant
  • Satisfactorily explain any record of arrest and/or civil conviction (no felony convictions)
  • Pass a medical exam reviewed by the DoD Medical Examination and Review Board
  • Pass an Army Physical Fitness Test
  • Have minimum qualifying SAT/ACT scores: SAT: 920 composite ACT: 19 composite
  • Be a high school graduate or possess an equivalent certificate
  • Be accepted for enrollment by the Morgan State University Admissions Office
  • Have at least two academic years remaining at Morgan State University (may include graduate study)
  • Two-year and three-year scholarship applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater
  • Agree to accept a commission as an officer in the Regular Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserve
  • Pursue a Department of the Army-approved academic discipline
  • Have no moral obligations or personal conviction that will prevent you from:
    • Supporting and defending the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic
    • Conscientiously bearing arms