JROTC Scholarship | Office of Admissions and Scholarships

Scholarships Notice

Mississippi State University awards automatic scholarships based on certain academic criteria. Calculate your potential amounts using our scholarship calculator. Opportunities for additional scholarships, such as departmental or private scholarships, are available based on submission of the General Scholarship Application, which opens on October 1, once admitted to the university.

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JROTC Scholarship

Priority Date

Priority Date Aug 01, 2023


2022 Fall2023 Spring2023 Fall2024 Spring OnlineStarkville Freshman MS Resident

A one-time award $500 ($250 per semester) for entering freshmen



Award Criteria

  • Mississippi resident
  • Must have a scholarship GPA of 3.0
  • Submission of the General Scholarship Application
  • Submission of JROTC Scholarship application found in the "Recommended" list under the "Opportunities" tab in the MSU scholarship portal.
    • This includes submission of your high school reserve Officers' Training Corps sponsor's email address.
  • A letter of verification by the high school Reserve Officers' Training Corps sponsor must be uploaded into the MSU scholarship portal. 
  • Student must still have an active part in Junior ROTC