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* QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER
o What basic information should I know about the military?
o Do I qualify to join the military?
o What is the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)?
o What is the difference between officers and enlisted personnel?
o How do I become an officer?
o What are the admissions requirements for the: U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy?
o What is basic training?
o How can the military help me continue my education?
o What kind of job training does the military offer?
o What employment benefit does the military offer?
o What are the wages and ranks in the military?
o What are the Reserve and National Guard?
o What opportunities exist for women or minorities in the military?
o What is the Uniform Code of Military Justice?
o How do I leave the military?
o What do I need to know about the transition from military to civilian life?
o What basic information should I know as a military spouse?
Ask counselors or go to the College and Career Center and pick up information on recruiting, military academies, college ROTC programs. ASVAB surveys are given annually in the fall semester at the school free of charge and without recruiter involvement.
Please follow the link below to start an Army ROTC National Scholarship. This scholarship is for anyone who wants to be an officer for the Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserves. The scholarship can be used at any Army ROTC program across the nation as long as you are accepted into that university. https://www.goarmy.com/rotc/high-school-students/four-year-scholarship.html
Below are the deadlines for the scholarship:
1-Oct-17 1st National High School Selection Board Deadline for Documents.
16-Oct-17 1st National High School Selection Board.
7-Jan-18 2nd High School Selection Board Deadline for Documents.
22-Jan-18 2nd High School Selection Board.
4-Feb-18 4-Year High School Application Deadline to open an application for school Year 18-19.
4-Mar-18 Final (3rd) High School Selection Board Deadline for Documents -- Missing Items.
19-Mar-18 Final (3rd) High School Selection Board.
Ideally you want to meet one of these scholarship boards to be eligible for the scholarship. To be competitive, we recommend the following accolades:
1200 SAT or 27 ACT
Clubs, Sports, and other Organizations (Leadership Positions are Bonus)
3.6 GPA Unweighted preferred
*ASVAB Career Exploration http://asvabprogram.com/
*Military Career Guide www.militarycareers.com
*Air Force www.airforce.com
*Coast Guard www.uscg.mil
*Merchant Marine www.usmma.edu
*Register for the Selective Service www.sss.gov