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High School Students

Annually, AFROTC offers the opportunity for high school seniors from around the nation to apply for the High School Scholarship Program (HSSP). The window to apply typically starts 1 July 2022 and will end on 12 January 2023 with four scholarship selection boards occurring from September to March. 

Eligibility Requirements:
  1. Must be at least 17 at contracting, but no older than 30 as of 31 December of commissioning year.
  2. Must be a US citizen, or be able to obtain US citizenship by the end of the projected term of scholarship activation.
  3. Must have a 1240+ SAT or 26+ ACT and 3.0+ GPA (grades 9-11).
  4. Must complete Air Force Fitness Assessment (1 minute push-ups/sit-ups and 1.5 mile run) and meet height and weight measurements.
  5. Must complete a face-to-face interview; interviewer will evaluate the applicant's extracurricular activities and leadership potential
There are three types of HSSPs:

TYPE 1:  Pays 100% of college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an AFROTC detachment. Recipients of this scholarship will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend. 


TYPE 2:  Pays up to $18,000 per year ($9,000 per semester, or $6,000 per quarter) in college tuition and authorized fees at any public or private institution with an AFROTC detachment. WVU will cap the annual tuition and fees at $18,000. Recipients of this scholarship will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend. 


TYPE 7:  Pays 100% of in-state college tuition and authorized fees at a public institution with an AFROTC detachment. WVU will qualify all out-of-state students receiving this scholarship to the in-state rate. Recipients of this scholarship will also receive a monthly living expense stipend and an annual book stipend. 


For more information regarding the HSSP go to www.afrotc.com/scholarships.