More Than 1,600 Scholarship Opportunities Available Through Texas A&M Corps of Cadets

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Students Encouraged to Apply Early

Each year the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets makes more than 1,600 scholarship opportunities available to students in the Corps. These scholarships range in value from $1,000 - $20,000 and carry no military obligation. Corps scholarships are both need and merit based, and can be applied year-round. In addition, most Corps scholarships qualify non-Texas residents for a non-resident tuition waiver.

Corps of Cadets scholarships are available exclusively to students in the Corps and are in addition to the numerous other scholarships available to all Texas A&M students.

The following is an overview of the scholarships available through the Corps of Cadets:

Corps 21 Scholarship

  •     4-year scholarship
  •     Valued at approximately $20,000 total and payable up to $5,000 per year
  •     Current number of Corps 21 Scholarships: 29
  •     Selection based on superior academic performance and demonstrated leadership

General Rudder Corps Scholarship

  •     4-year scholarship
  •     Valued at $10,000 total and payable at $2,500 per year
  •     Current number of General Rudder Corps Scholarships: 195
  •     Selection based on superior academic performance and demonstrated leadership

Commandants Leadership Award

  •     4-year scholarship
  •     Valued at $8,000 total and payable at $2,500 per year for the first two years and $1,500 per year for the last two years
  •     Current number of Commandants Leadership Awards: 160
  •     Selection based on superior academic performance and demonstrated leadership

Sul Ross/ Corps Scholarship

  •     2-year scholarship with potential for renewal
  •     Valued at $2,400 total and payable at $600 per semester for four semesters of freshman and sophomore years
  •     Current number of Sul Ross/ Corps Scholarships: 1150
  •     Selection based on excellent academic performance and demonstrated leadership

Meade-Carpenter Emerging Leaders Award

  •     1-year scholarship with potential for renewal
  •     Valued at $1,200 total and payable during freshman year
  •     Current number of Meade-Carpenter Emerging Leaders Awards: 76
  •     Selection based on excellent academic performance and demonstrated leadership

Chester Reed Scholarship

  •     2-year scholarship with potential for renewal
  •     Valued at $2,400 total and payable at $600 per semester for four semesters of freshman and sophomore years
  •     Current number of Chester Reed Scholarship: 60
  •     Selection based on financial need

The Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets accepts scholarship applications year-round but students are encouraged to apply early. For more information about Corps scholarships, call 1-888-244-4456 or visit aggiecorps.org to apply online.

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