Information for High School Students and National Based Scholarships

Every year, ROTC units meet for 3 High School Selection Boards. These generally take place in the beginning of October, Janaury, and March. Please submit a complete application and packet before these critical time frames.

Please submit your application online to Cadet Command to be considered for a National Based Scholarship.
To get started on your National Based Scholarship, please review the following steps below:

1. Tell us about yourself by filling out our application here:
2. Register at here:
3. Once you have a confirmed account (you must verify a confirmation e-mail), log in with your newly created account and password, and start your application here:

* For more information regarding starting your National Based Scholarship process go here:

Contact Information:

US Army ROTC, USC-Trojan Battalion
University of Southern California
3560 Watt Way
Los Angeles, CA 90089
Office: (213) 740-1850

If you are very interested in enrolling, we have an online application that can determine your potential eligibility to join our program and compete for a scholarship. We will give you immediate feedback on your potential eligibility or refer you to other commissioning sources.

Our mission as student leaders at University of Southern California is to provide cadets the necessary skills and leadership training to become officers in the United States Army, Army Reserve or Army National Guard, to develop the future officer leadership of the U.S. Army, and to motivate young people to become better citizens.