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 4 years, minimum of 1 year.

Ask about the Minute Man Scholarship.


Student must be in the SMP program (either National Guard or Army Reserve) 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.



Either full tuition and fees or room and board (up to $10,000 per year)


$1200 per year ($600 per semester).


$420.00 per month (while in school)

Drill Pay:

You will be paid as an E5 at drill and Annual Training.


Can be used with the HOPE and other scholarships. Cannot be converted to a Regular ROTC scholarship.