University of Hawaii at Manoa Army ROTC

UHM


Learn how to join the program:



Freshman

Register for the freshman army courses, MSL 101 in the fall and MSL 102 in the spring, as well as the PT courses, MSL 103 in the fall and MSL 104 in the spring



You incur no service obligation to the Army by registering for these classes.



Sophomore

You have three options:


  1. If you are enrolling for the fall semester, you can accelerate the basic course and take both freshman and sophomore army courses, MSL 101 and MSL 102 in the fall and MSL 102 and MSL 202 in the spring
  2. If you are enrolling for the spring semester, you can register for army classes as an introduction to the program, but you will have to attend the Leader's Training Course (LTC) over the summer, or Basic Training
  3. Highly qualified persons can participate in the Accelerated Cadet Commissioning Program (ACCT). You will participate in a training program and register for the junior army courses, MSL 301 in the fall and MSL 302 in the spring, your junior year.

You incur no service obligation to the Army by registering for these classes; however, you must enlist in the US Army to enter Basic Training




Junior

You have 4 options:


  1. You can attend the Leader's Training Course (LTC) or Basic Training before you begin your junior year and then register for the junior army courses, MSL 301 in the fall and MSL 302 in the spring
  2. Alternate Entry Option. You contractually agree to attend LTC after your junior year and the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) after your senior year. You will register for the junior army courses, MSL 301 in the fall and MSL 302 in the spring, your junior year
  3. Accelerated Cadet Commissioning Training (ACCT). Highly qualified persons will skip LTC and instead complete the ACCT training program and register for the junior army courses, MSL 301 in the fall and MSL 302 in the spring
  4. Placement Credit. Qualified individuals can use experience and prior training as credit towards the army basic (freshman and sophomore) courses

You must contract during your junior year




Senior

There are no options available at this time for seniors through this ROTC program, however, after you graduate you can apply to Officer Candidate School (OCS). To attend this school you must be a US Citizen and a college graduate, and you must be between the ages of 18 and 30.


For more information contact your local recruiter.




Scholarships

2, 3, 4 Year Scholarships:

Benefits:
  • Full Tuition and fees OR Room and Board
  • Receive money for books annually
  • Monthly stipend while attending class
  • Commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army upon graduation
  • Marketable leadership skills and experience

Requirements:
  • US Citizen
  • Between 17 and 26
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.50
  • Minimum of 920 (math/verbal) on the SAT or 19 (excluding the required writing test scores) on the ACT
  • Meet physical fitness standards
  • Agree to accept a commission
  • Complete a 104-R

Commitment:
  • Serve for four years on Active Duty or with the National Guard or Reserve.


Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty:
  • There are three GRFD scholarships; the GRFD-USAR (United States Army Reserve) 2 year scholarship, the GRFD-ARNG(Army National Guard) 2 year scholarship, and the Dedicated ARNG 3 year scholarship
  • A Dedicated ARNG scholarship recipient must commission in the Army National Guard
  • You must participate in the Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)
  • You cannot receive both a campus based scholarship and a GRFD scholarship
  • If you have completed basic training you can use Montgomery GI Bill benefits