UA Air Force ROTC Offers Scholarships

  • March 14th, 2000

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama Air Force ROTC is currently offering Express Scholarships to students graduating between Oct.1, 2001 and Sept. 30, 2002.

An Express Scholarship pays up to $15,000 a year toward tuition, books, lab fees and a $200 a month stipend during the academic year.

To be eligible for an Air Force ROTC Express Scholarship, individuals must have at least a 2.65 cumulative GPA, achieve qualifying scores on the Air Force Officer Qualifying Test and pass a medical physical and fitness test. Candidates will also have to attend a five-week training camp this summer.

In addition candidates must have a major in chemistry, computer science, meteorology, engineering, foreign studies, computer information systems, mathematics, physics or foreign language.

The Air Force ROTC also offers Pre-Health Scholarships, Medical School Scholarships and IN-College Scholarships.

Applications are available at local Air Force ROTC units or affiliated hosts. Students are selected for scholarships on a best-qualified basis and subject to Air Force needs.

For more information, contact Maj. Jerry S. Harrington, UA assistant professor of Air Force Studies, at 205/348-5900.


Niquella Hardwick or Linda Hill, Office of Media Relation, 205/348-8325

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