One of the main criteria for the awarding of ROTC scholarships is that applicants must demonstrate strong academic potential. Applying for an ROTC scholarship requires applicant to have minimum academic credentials of:
- Having a high school GPA of at least 2.50
- Score a minimum of 1000 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT
Of course having academic credentials that far exceed the minimums will make you more competitive for an ROTC scholarship. Some people may hire tutors or buy expensive software to improve to improve their ACT or SAT scores. The U.S. Army has now offered its own free alternative to help students prepare for these and other tests. The program is called March 2 Success which is a website that gives users free access to online study materials the improve their standardized test scores. These standardized exams includes state exit exams, college entrance exams, the military entrance exam (ASVAB) and others.
The website provides self-paced study in the subjects of Math, English, and Science for high school aged students. The program even offers a pre-assessment test that is used to generate a custom learning path for each student. The program also 7 full-length practice tests for both the SAT and ACT that is timed and scored similar to the real test. The program also has decks of flashcards to help students study for the SAT and ACT.
Learn more about March 2 Success and improve your chances of receiving an ROTC scholarship at the below link: