If you haven't attended college yet, and your interested in attending a four-year school and then joining the Army, an ROTC Scholarship could be a great option.
Requirement for an ROTC Scholarship
To get an ROTC scholarship for a four-year school, you must meet the following requirements:
Be between the ages of 17 and 26
Graduate high school (or equivalency certificate) and have a high school GPA of at least 2.5
Score at least a 920 on SAT (in math and verbal) OR a 19 on ACT (excluding writing test)
Be physically able to serve in the US Army
Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army (as Active Duty or Reserve)
Once you graduate from your school, you must serve in the Army for at least 8 years. Generally this is broken up as 4 years in Active Duty and 4 years in the Individual Ready Reserve. Some cadets may be able to serve part of their time in the Army Reserve or National Guard.
How do I apply for an ROTC scholarship
You can apply online - the first step is to create a MY GOARMY account, which you can do so by visiting this page. Once you have created an account, you can log in and go to the scholarship application page to actually apply.