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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato


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There are numerous scholarships available when a student is ready to make the commitment to become an officer in the US Army.


Are open to incoming students and those already on campus. They are generally for those who have no prior service experience or have been honorably discharged. Check the Guard/Reserve link for more options for prior service students.

Scholarships will cover anywhere from 2 to 4 years of college. This is determined by projected graduation date.

Graduate students are eligible for scholarships as well!


  • 100% Tuition and normal fees
  • $600 per semester for books
  • Monthly stipend - $300 for freshman, $350 for sophomores, $450 for juniors, $500 for seniors


Take Military Science classes each semester (all classes are held on the MSU campus)

Attend Leadership Labs once a week (conducted at MSU)

Attend Physical Training three to four times a week (conducted at MSU and Gustavus)

Attend one Field Training Excercise per semester (September; April)


Dedicated participation while in college

Eight years of service in the Active, National Guard or Reserve component after graduation

I'm interested, now what?

High school seniors:

Stop by the office:

316 Wiecking Center on the Minnesota State University, Mankato campus

Enrollments Operations Officer:

Mr Jerry Bohl