Department of Leadership Studies
The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps offers two scholarship programs in the form of Line and Nursing scholarships. Each scholarship package pays:
- Full tuition and mandatory fees or $10,000.00 per year room and board
- Book allowance of $1,200.00 per academic year
- Tax-free monthly stipend of $300 - $500 depending on class year
To qualify for a campus-based two-four year scholarship, students must be enrolled in the Army ROTC program at San Diego State and be a full time student at any accredited four year university in San Diego County. Full time students attending local junior colleges must have completed at least 30 semester hours and transfer to a four year school before beginning the ROTC Advanced Course of instruction. Additionally, students must be a US Citizen, hold a cumulative college GPA of 2.5, be physically and medically qualified, and possess good moral character.
View more information on scholarships if you are a high school student interested in applying for a four-year scholarship.
Learn more about the Army’s Green to Gold program if you are an active duty enlisted soldier interested in becoming an officer.
Learn more about the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP) if your are an Army Reserve or National Guard soldier, ir are interested in serving in the Guard or Reserve while attending college.