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Army ROTC: It's How Students Become Leaders

Army ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) is one of the best leadership courses in the country and can be a part of your college curriculum. Being a student at Temple University and learning to become a leader will make your college experience even richer-and prepare you for the future.

Army ROTC provides individuals with the tools, training and experiences they need to become Officers in the U.S. Army.

For more information about Temple University ROTC, call LTC Marco Young, Recruiting Operation Officer at 215.204.7482 or email marcoyoung@aol.com.

ROTC Scholarship Program
- U.S. Citizen between the ages of 17 and 26
- Have a cumulative G.P.A. of at least a 2.5 (preferably 3.0)
- Meet physical standards (medical)
- Must be a full-time enrolled Temple Student (undergraduate or graduate)
- Must be enrolled in a ROTC Class (MS 1001 or MS 1002)
- Agree to accept a commission (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

Types of Scholarship
- 3.5, 3 and 2 year scholarships
- Nursing- Must be accepted into Temple Nursing Program
- STEM- Must be enrolled in a qualifying STEM major

Scholarship Benefits
- 100% tuition
- $1200 per year for books
- Stipend- $350-500 per month
- Matching Room & Board from Temple

Application Documentation
-Completed Cadet Command Form 104-R
- Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT)

Types of Scholar Criteria
- Valedictorian/Salutatorian
- Membership in National Honor Society
- Honors or Advanced Placement Program Graduate
- Top 10% of Class and either a GPA over 3.0 or SAT/ACT abover 1100/24

Types of Athletic Criteria
- Varsity Letter from High School
- Membership of regional/city/competitive (club, church league) team, sports, or active involvement in individual athletic competitions (Trailthon, mountain biking, running, etc)

Types of Leader Criteria
- Elected member of student government, class, activity
- Captain of atheltic or academic team- Eagle Scout/Goal Star/CAP Billy Mitchell
- Served in position of responsibility in school/club or private organization and leader in volunteer activities

How to Apply
1. Contact Marc Young at 215.204.7842, myoung01@temple.edu to set up initial interview.
2. Enroll in MS 1001 or MS 1002.
3. Complete a DODMERB Medical Physical.
4. Pass an Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT).
5. If other than a Freshman, complete the Leadership Training Course.