|Jacqueline Knotts, a member of the class of 2019, recently earned a 3 year Army ROTC scholarship. The scholarship will cover her full cost of attendance for three years to the college of her choice. Jackie will attend the University of Tampa in Florida. Her scholarship is valued at just over $123,000. Upon completion of her undergraduate degree, Jackie will be a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army. Jackie will have an eight-year service commitment with the Army. She will serve full time in the Army for four years and four years with the Individual Ready Reserve (IRR). She will have the option to serve part time in the Army Reserve or Army National Guard while pursuing a civilian career.|
Army ROTC has a total of 273 host programs with more than 1,100 partnership and affiliate schools across the country. It produces approximately 60 percent of the Second Lieutenants who join the active Army, Army Reserve, and Army National Guard. More than 40 percent of current Active Duty Army General Officers were commissioned through ROTC. Army ROTC provides Cadets with the character-building aspects of a diverse, self-disciplined civilian education with tough, centralized leadership development training.