NursingThe nursing scholarship is designed for students pursuing a degree in nursing. Students may apply for the scholarship their senior year in high school or any time after beginning college. The ROTC nursing scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating progress toward acceptance into a nursing program and to students accepted into the nursing program. Cadets with a ROTC nursing scholarship give priority to their nursing courses and rotations.
Call the BYU Recruiting Office for details at (801)422-7725.
How Winners are Chosen
Selection of winners is based on academic record, SAT or ACT test results, school officials' evaluations, extra-curricular leadership and athletics, a personal interview and a physical aptitude exam. The Army needs medical professionals, and anyone demonstrating progress toward a nursing degree should qualify for a nursing scholarship.
You're eligible for the ROTC nursing scholarship if you're a full-time student in or preparing for the nursing program and meet the following requirements:
Your ROTC Commitment
As a winner of a nursing scholarship, you're required to take an ROTC class, which demands a few hours of your time each week. Upon graduation, you have an obligation to accept a commission and serve full-time in the Active Army, or part-time in either the Army National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve.
When to Apply
The application due date is 1 April for high school students pursuing a career in nursing. College students may apply any time. There's no downside risk for applying early.
Where to Get an Application