Army ROTC
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University of Massachusetts
(413) 545-2321/5364
School Type : Uncategorized
This school offers the following additional incentives to students taking Army ROTC:
  • Interested in Nursing? American International College, Westfield State University and the University of Massachusetts offer full 2, 3, and 4 year scholarships that cover either up to full tuition and fees or room and board.
  • The University of Massachusetts is the host university for the Minuteman Battalion, which supports all western Massachusetts colleges and universities. The Minuteman Battalion Army ROTC program is highly competitive nation-wide every year. Students can take Army ROTC classes through the program at the UMASS-Amherst Campus, the Western New England University Campus or the Westfield State University Campus. Instructors have a wealth of deployment experience, including Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, Bosnia, Kosovo and Operation Desert Storm.
  • Army ROTC Scholarship winners receive up to full tuition and fees or room and board.
  • Scholarship winners to Western New England University receive free Room and Board for 4-year scholarships or free Room for 2-3 year scholarships.
  • Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) scholarships are also available in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. GRFD scholarships ensure a cadet will be commissioned into the US Army Reserves or Army National Guard, not Active Duty.
  • All scholarships include $1,200 a year for books and a stipend starting at $300 a month as a freshman growing to $500 a month as a senior.
  • UMASS offers an extra tactical training club called the Light Leaders' Infantry Society.

Students at the following schools can take Army ROTC classes through the program at University of Massachusetts:

  • Amherst College
  • Mount Holyoke Colleg
  • Smith College
  • Hampshire College

Students at the following schools can take Army ROTC classes through Western New England University :

  • American International College
  • Springfield College
  • Westfield State College
  • Elms College
Please contact the University of Massachusetts at the number above for more information about this program.