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UW-Parkside students have the opportunity to participate in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (AROTC) at Marquette University. UW-Parkside Army ROTC cadets come with a wide array of majors and skills. In very few places in the world, and even fewer organizations in college, are individuals able to develop and test their ability to lead.
With physical training, field exercises and weekend-long events, you will develop physically and mentally and leave college as an Officer in the United States Army. This title is not given, but earned, and highly sought after by businesses and organizations around the world.
National high school scholarships are available for high school seniors and those who have not completed any college.
National Army ROTC scholarship applications are available starting June of your junior year and must be initiated no later than January 10 of your senior year. Start your scholarship application now.
Army ROTC awards 2, 3, and 4-year merit-based scholarships.
Room and board of $10,000 per year ($5,000 per semester); in place of tuition and fees, if you desire
Book stipend of $1,200 per year ($600 per semester)
Living allowance stipend of $300-$500 per academic month (prorated and based on academic year)
3 days of physical training per week (3 hours)
1 day of leadership lab per week (2 hours) at Marquette University - transportation will be provided
Weekly Military Science class (1-3 hours, depending on academic year)
1-2 weekends each semester of training at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin
29 days at Advanced Camp in Fort Knox, Kentucky, the summer between your junior and senior year
Cadets have many opportunities to socialize and connect outside of the classroom. Some activities include: