Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) Scholarship
This scholarship commits one to join the Reserve Components, either the National Guard or Army Reserves (duty for one weekend a month / two weeks a year).
Duration of Scholarship:
Maximum of 2 years, minimum of 1 year.
Student must be in the SMP program (either National Guard or Army Reserves) and attend training for one weekend a month and two weeks a year (usually over the summer).
8 Years in the Reserve Components (one weekend a month / two weeks a year).
Have and maintain a 2.5 college GPA.
Not during college. After you graduate you will be deployable.
Either full tuition and fees or room and board (up to $10,000 if you live on campus and up to $7,800 if you live off campus).
$1200 per year ($450 per semester).
- $300 per month for freshmen
- $350 per month for sophomores
- $450 per month for juniors
- $500 per month for seniors
You will be paid as an E5 at drill and Annual Training ($247 per weekend).
Can be used with the HOPE and other scholarships. Can be used with all chapters of the GI Bill. Cannot be converted to a Regular ROTC scholarship.
|Junior||Out of State||$20,726.00||$1,200.00||$4,050.00||$2,966.00||$28,942.00|
|Senior||Out of State||$20,726.00||$1,200.00||$4,500.00||$2,966.00||$29,392.00|
Difference in Salary over 3 years on active duty (with 2 years Time in Service): $13,746