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ROTC nursing scholarships and training

The University of Akron Army ROTC has a close and long-standing relationship with the School of Nursing.

The Army is always looking for the most talented and qualified nurses. If you are interested in a full scholarship, in gaining some of the most relevant experience in the field, and in having the experience of a lifetime, look no further than Akron Army ROTC.

Scholarship Benefits

  • 100% Tuition and Normal Student Fees (resident and non-resident)
  • Full Room and Board scholarship
  • $300 - $500 Monthly Stipend •$600 per semester Book Allowance ($1,200 per year)


  • Scholarship students serve 4 years Active Duty and 4 Years Reserve or Ready Reserve •Some may serve 6 years in Reserves or National Guard and 2 years Ready Reserve
  • ROTC Class –2 credit hours for Freshman and Sophomore level course –3 credit hours for Junior and Senior level course
  • Physical Training Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Leadership Lab every other week (1 credit hour)


  • An Army Officer producing program in colleges across the country
  • Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant after four years and degree completion
  • A Four Year College Program – an ROTC class is taken every semester
  • No commitments until the start of your junior year (unless you accept a scholarship)
  • Develops leadership and management skills for Army and Civilian careers

Army Benefits

  • Starting salary for Officers of approximately $38,000 per year plus medical and dental benefits for yourself and dependents
  • Guaranteed employment

To find out more about The University of Akron's School of Nursing, visit the school's website.