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  • College of Arts & Science

    • Military Sciences
    • Hanna Hall
    • tel: 610-499-4098
    • fax: 610-490-7028
  • Mr. Keith Karbel


Scholarships, Army ROTC

Army ROTC scholarships pay up to full tuition and fees, $1,200 per year for books, and a monthly stipend. Widener University also provides a generous room and board incentive to scholarship winners.

Four, three, and two-year scholarships are available to qualified students and are awarded solely on the basis of merit and demonstrated excellence. No test of financial need is applied. 

General Application Requirements

  • Strong academic credentials
  • A broad background in co-curricular and community support activities
  • A GPA of 2.5 (minimum) (3.6 National Average)
  • A SAT of 1000 (CR+M) or ACT composite of 19 (minimums) (1250/28 National Average)

Applicants must also pass a Department of Defense Medical Examination (DoDMERB) and meet the standards of the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) within their first semester at college.

Submission Deadlines

  • High school students: February 4th of senior year
  • College students: Semester prior to receiving benefits
  • Military personnel (Green to Gold): November 26th (April 1st for Hip Pocket)

For more information on scholarships or to obtain an application contact Recruiting Operations Officer Keith Karbel at 610-499-7035 or email him at Applicants can also visit the Army ROTC scholarship website.