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CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

 
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                                                                                                                                                                                   THE ROCKS

WASHINGTON D.C. CHAPTER

Scholarship Prerequisites 

 

  • Must be a High School Senior in Army Jr ROTC planning to attend College next year or a College Freshmen in Army ROTC.  The award will be sent to the planned/attending college/university in the student’s name.

 

  • For Washington DC Chapter ROCKS members seeking a scholarship for their dependent or relative, membership status must be current with the Chapter and National.

 

Submit the following – points are allotted based on the availability, thoroughness of the information and the achievements of the individual.

  • A description of the Student’s Background (Hometown; High School attending and the College/University they are planning to attend in the Fall; if the student are College/University Freshmen, provide the name of the school attending)

 

  • Provide a picture (head to waist) of the student in ROTC uniform, if applicable – send this picture electronically to: bbarnes@ida.org

 

  • Listing of Scholastic/Athletic/Personal Achievements; Awards; School Activities; and all Community Involvement efforts. This information adds to your selection points.

 

  • Proof of a GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 point system

 

  • Written 500 word essay on “Why should young American men and women join the U.S. Army today?”

 

  • Two written endorsements from the School Jr ROTC Military Advisor and a Representative from the School (Principal, Teacher, Guidance Counselor)

 

  • For Washington DC Chapter member nominations:  the packet must include the name of Chapter member, relationship to the nominee, and their Chapter member number. Include this information in your student endorsement letter.

 

  • Awardees attendance is required at the ROCKS Spring Gala. 
 

 

NATIONAL BOARD R. C. CARTWRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP