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ROTC Alumni Chapter Scholarships for 2014-2015

Apply for the following scholarships as well as other university scholarships by using the JSU on line Scholarship Application. The application period opens Oct 1 of each year and closes on March 1. Applicants must apply online through JSU Office of Student Financial Services

The Professor of Military Science conducts a selection board of the cadets who have applied for these scholarships.  An “order of merit” list is established and the scholarships are assigned against the sequence of the list.


Anniston Elks Lodge #189 ROTC Scholarships: The lodge established these scholarships for deserving ROTC cadets. Scholarships are awarded to cadets with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who are contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Belser (Captain Donnie R.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by ROTC Class of 2001 in memory of Donnie Belser, ROTC ’01, who was killed in action on February 10, 2007, while serving in combat in Iraq. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Blount (Second Lieutenant Matthew A.) Memorial ROTC Scholarships: Established by Melinda Blount in memory of her husband Matthew Blount (JSU ’11; ROTC Cadet and Direct Commission USAR ’12). The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Boozer (James and Ethel) ROTC Scholarship: Established by James Boozer (JSU ’58) and wife Ethel for a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Comfort (Captain Kyle A.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by the family of Kyle Comfort and the ROTC Classes of 2005-06 in memory of Kyle Comfort, ROTC ’06, who was killed in action on May 8, 2010, while serving in combat in Afghanistan. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Elite Letterman’s Club ROTC Scholarship: The club, comprised of members from ROTC classes of 1979-1983, established this scholarship for deserving ROTC cadets. The scholarship is awarded to a cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Fort McClellan Credit Union ROTC Scholarship: The Credit Union established this scholarship for deserving ROTC cadets. The scholarship is awarded to a cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Heathcock (Colonel James (Jim) T.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established as an endowed scholarship by John H. Heathcock, ROTC ’65, in memory of his brother Jim Heathcock, ROTC ’52, who served 27 years on active military duty. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Lee (Loy Scott) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by Major General (Ret.) (ROTC Class ’57) and Mrs. Larry E. Lee in memory of their son, Loy Scott, who was killed in an automobile accident as a teenager. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

McBride (First Lieutenant Grady E., III) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by ROTC Classes of 1967-1969 in memory of Grady McBride, ROTC '68, who was killed in an enemy attack on June 5, 1970, while serving in combat in Viet Nam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

McNabb (Captain Jerry W.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by the ROTC Class of 1959 and wife Anne McNabb, in memory of Jerry McNabb, ROTC '59, who was killed in a helicopter accident on June 27, 1966, while serving in combat in Viet Nam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Miller (Captain Richard C.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by James Hanks (ROTC ’65) and wife Jessie in memory of Richard ‘Charlie” Miller, ROTC ’65, who was killed in action on September 3, 1969, while serving in combat in Viet Nam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Miller (Captain Richard C. (Charlie)) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established as an endowed scholarship by John H. Heathcock, ROTC ’65, and wife Jan in memory of Richard “Charlie” Miller, ROTC ’65, who was killed in action on September 3, 1969, while serving in combat in Viet Nam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Miller (Captain Richard C.) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Established by Bobby (ROTC ’65) Welch and wife Maudellen in memory of Richard “Charlie” Miller, ROTC ’65, who was killed in action on September 3, 1969, while serving in combat in Viet Nam. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Northeast Alabama Military Officers Association (MOAA) ROTC Scholarship: The association established this scholarship for a deserving ROTC cadet. The scholarship is awarded to a cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Savage (Lieutenant Colonel Jerry) Memorial ROTC Scholarship: Originally established by Tom Gilbreath, ROTC ’67, on behalf of the ROTC Class of 1967, in memory of their classmate, Jerry Savage, ROTC ‘67, who died while on active military duty. The scholarship has been continued by Jerry’s brother LTC (Ret.) Johnny Savage, ROTC ‘73. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving ROTC cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Tate (Dewey E.) ROTC Scholarship: Established by Dewey Tate (ROTC Class ’62) for a deserving ROTC cadet. The scholarship is awarded to a cadet with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who is contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

Williams (Major Dwayne) Memorial ROTC Scholarships: Established by Pearl Williams, JSU retiree, in memory of her son, Dwayne, who was killed in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Dwayne was a native of Jacksonville and a University of North Alabama graduate where he received his commission through ROTC in 1982. Scholarships are awarded to two deserving ROTC cadets with an academic standing of sophomore, junior, or senior who are contracted to serve as an Army Officer upon graduation and commissioning. Selection is made by the JSU Professor of Military Science on a competitive basis.

 

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