Army ROTC

Current and prospective students

Thank you for your interest in "The Best Leadership Course in America." North Greenville University, partnered with Furman University Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) program, is looking for scholars, athletes, and leaders that have demonstrated these talents in high school and are willing to take on a real challenge. ROTC provides opportunities to learn excellent leadership and management skills. This website is intended to assist you in selecting one of the best military programs available to students. It has information on the U.S. Army ROTC program; scholarships and application process; points of contact, and brochures or information papers to start you on the path.

Army ROTC Scholarships are awarded to qualified students enrolling in a variety of academic disciplines – scholarships that pay full tuition at North Greenville University plus books and mandatory fees along with monthly spending money stipends that are paid directly to the student. Upon graduation and commissioning, young Army officers will hone their skills on active duty, in the U.S Army Reserve (USAR), or the Army National Guard (ARNG).  ROTC selects the very best applicants for scholarships. This requires a correctly completed application. The application is an essential part of the selection process. Students should do their best to provide an accurate picture of themselves in this competitive selection process.

Scholarship Applications.  Most applications are submitted electronically by going to the following web site at http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/.  

Completed Applications may also be mailed to:

The U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship
U.S. Army Cadet Command
Fort Monroe, Virginia 23651-1052
(No street address required)

All mailed applications must have been postmarked (or submitted on line) no later than January 10th of the given year.

Medical Examinations. An applicant’s medical condition is not a consideration in selecting scholarship winners however all scholarship winners must be medically qualified to receive scholarship benefits.

A Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB) representative will contact the applicant via mail to schedule an appointment with a locally contracted physician, at no cost to the applicant.  DODMERB is responsible for determining applicant medical qualification for appointment to the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC). It is important for the applicant to supply required documentation or information in a timely manner.

Applicant campus interviews are required by an Army ROTC Professor of Military Science. Prior to the interview, the applicant is required to complete an online questionnaire. It is recommended that the interview be conducted at the closest university Army ROTC program; however interviews can be conducted at any Army ROTC program.

Scholarship Selection Boards.  Each ROTC program will convene a Scholarship Selection Board consisting of school and ROTC Cadre members. The board produces an order of merit list ranking for all the applicants from which scholarships are offered. The respective ROTC program will notify applicants when scholarships are pending.

Scholarship Offers are mailed to the applicant by the U.S. Army Cadet Command. The scholarship recipient must accept or decline the scholarship off and return it to U.S. Army Cadet Command within 21 days.  Once the scholarship offer is accepted, the recipient will communicate through their respective university Army ROTC program.  Most ROTC programs conduct their interviews, Scholarship Selection Boards, and offer most four-year scholarship by Mid-February.  Final selection notifications are made from September through May.

Scholarship Processing.  Scholarship benefits will begin after the recipient contracts with the Army ROTC.  The contracting process is completed when the scholarship recipient is medically qualified, passes an Army Physical Fitness Test, provides a birth certificate and social security card.  The recipient must also complete and submit a request for a security clearance.  Contracting must be completed no later than 45 days after the beginning of the college semester or quarter.

Again, thank you for your interest in Army ROTC.

Army ROTC

North Greenville University is a partnership school with Furman Army ROTC. NGU students who participate in ROTC conduct physical training, labs and ROTC classes at Furman University. ROTC provides quality leadership training and experiences, preparing Cadets for real world environments.

Cadets will commission as Second Lieutenants upon graduation and pursue 16 different career fields or go on to graduate school for an advanced medical or law degree. Full Ride scholarships are available. For more information, see the powerpoint presentation below and visit Furman's ROTC website (www.furman.edu/depts/rotc) or contact us at 864-294-2047.

Click here to view the NGU/Furman Army ROTC Powerpoint Presentation.

It is not too late to Join ROTC incoming Juniors! 

The Leader’s Training Course (LTC)

LTC is an exhilarating 28-day experience meant to give you the best leadership development in the world. It takes place during the summer in Fort Knox, KY. Specifically, the course is designed for people like you – highly charged individuals with two years of college remaining whether undergrad or grad. It is an accelerated version of the two years of leadership development the Army ROTC Cadets receive on campus. Ultimately, the skills you gain will qualify you for enrollment in the Advanced Army ROTC and put you on the right path to becoming an Army or Army Reserve Officer.

The Mission

The purpose is to help you maximize your potential as a person- physically, mentally and emotionally. Once there, you will be grouped in squads of people with the same determination and passion as yourself. You will develop leadership skills, receive constructive feedback and gain a firsthand experience of what it is like to be in the U.S. Army. 

For more information go to http://www.goarmy.com/rotc/leaders_training.jsp and to enroll, contact Henry Anderson at henry.anderson@furman.edu