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Title: Purdue ARMY Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC)


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Purdue ARMY Reserve Officers Training
Corps(ROTC)
  • Scholarship Process

Major Clark clarkrt_at_purdue.edu, 765-494-2106
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Agenda
  • Who can apply
  • 4 steps to apply
  • Dates to know
  • Campus Based Scholarships
  • Points of Contact

Major Clark clarkrt_at_purdue.edu, 765-494-2106
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Who Can Apply
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be between the ages of 17 and 26
  • Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Score minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or
    19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing
    test scores)
  • Meet physical standards
  • Have no history of major medical problems
  • Agree to accept a commission and serve in the
    Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component
    (U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

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Step One Apply
  • Go Online to
  • http//www.goarmy.com/rotc/high_school_students.js
    p

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Step One Apply
  • Click on Take the next step Create an account
  • At the bottom of the page

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Step 2 Fitness Test
  • The Presidential Physical Fitness Award
  • Curl-ups (or partial curl-ups)
  • Shuttle run
  • Endurance run/walk
  • Pull-ups (or push-ups or flexed-arm hang)
  • V-sit reach (or sit and reach)
  • Website to visit
  • http//presidentschallenge.net/educators/program_d
    etails/physical_fitness/85_percent_chart.html

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Step 3 Interview
  • Completed at the closest University
  • By the ROTC Director
  • Doesnt have to be the university the student
    wants to attend
  • Looks at
  • Scholar, Athlete, and Leader Criteria
  • Appearance (Composure)
  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Motivation (attitude)
  • Potential

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Step 4 DoDMERB Physical
  • The Department of Defense Medical Examination
    Review Board
  • Once you have applied, you will be sent a DoDMERB
    packet
  • This gives you all the information you need to
    complete the physical
  • The Army pays for the physical
  • http//www.sscnet.ucla.edu/milsci/Forms/MedExamIns
    tructions-0906.pdf
  • Example of what to do

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Dates to Know
  • High School Seniors
  • Complete application by 10 JAN
  • High School Juniors
  • Start application 15 FEB
  • Notification Timeline
  • Prospect receives offer letter and accepts
    scholarship offer to 1 of 5 school choices
    (within 30 days)
  • Prospect has until 1May to confirm or change
    school offer
  • Purdue Admissions
  • Application has to be in by November 15
  • FAFSA Deadline
  • June 30
  • Never too late
  • Offer ROTC scholarships on campus

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Purdue Scholarships
  • Merit Scholarships for Entering Freshmen
  • Merit Scholarships
  • Trustees Scholarship
  • Presidential Scholarship
  • Beering Scholarship
  • For criteria, visit
  • http//www.purdue.edu/futureboilermaker/costs/meri
    t_scholarships.html

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Contact Information
  • ROTC Scholarship Adviser Major Clark
  • Work 765-494-2106
  • Cell 765-479-0451
  • www.purdue.edu/armyrotc
  • Purdue University Office of Admissions
  • 765-494-1776
  • www.purdue.edu/futureboilermaker

Major Clark clarkrt_at_purdue.edu, 765-494-2106
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