ROTC Flagship Scholarships

Air Force Foreign Language Flagship Scholarship Program

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) cadets may be eligible for the AFROTC Language Flagship scholarship at one of 22 institutions to study Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, or Turkish, with the goal of Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 proficiency upon completion. AFROTC awards a yearly $18,000 tuition-and-fees scholarship for up to four years and the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO) may provide funding for a fifth-year Capstone program overseas as well as intensive summer language programs to eligible AFROTC cadets.  AFROTC Flagship Scholarship cadets must meet Language Flagship program language proficiency requirements to attend summer and Capstone programs.

To be eligible for the AFROTC Language Flagship scholarship, AFROTC cadets must enroll in one of the Language Flagship programs, pursue their AFROTC-contracted major in the language, AND meet and maintain all AFROTC cadet criteria as per AFROTC Instruction 36-2011, Cadet Operations.

Those interested in the Language Flagship should contact their desired Language Flagship institution for information on applying through the institution’s established process and its host AFROTC Detachment for information on AFROTC eligibility and the AFROTC Language Flagship scholarship.

The AFROTC host or crosstown universities identified for Flagship degree granting authority are listed below with their respective host Detachment websites:

Arabic

Brigham Young University (https://www.afrotcdet855.org/)
Indiana University (https://afrotc.indiana.edu/)
University of Arizona (https://wildcatwing.arizona.edu/)
University of Maryland – College Park (https://www.afrotc.umd.edu/)
University of Mississippi (https://afrotc.olemiss.edu/)
University of Texas – Austin (https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/afrotc/)

Chinese

Arizona State University (https://afrotc.asu.edu/)

Brigham Young University (https://www.afrotcdet855.org/)
Hunter College (via Manhattan College https://home.manhattan.edu/~afrotc/)
Indiana University(https://afrotc.indiana.edu/)
San Francisco State University (via University of California- Berkeley http://airforcerotc.berkeley.edu/)
University of Hawaii – Manoa (https://manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/airforcerotc/)
University of Mississippi (https://afrotc.olemiss.edu/)
University of Minnesota (http://www.afrotc.umn.edu/)
University of Oregon (via Oregon State University https://afrotc.oregonstate.edu/)
University of Rhode Island (via University of Connecticut https://airforce.uconn.edu/)

University of Washington (https://www.washington.edu/afrotc/)
Western Kentucky University (via Tennessee State University http://www.tnstate.edu/afrotc/join.aspx)

 

Korean
University of Hawaii – Manoa (https://manoa.hawaii.edu/undergrad/airforcerotc/)
University of Wisconsin – Madison (https://afrotc.wisc.edu/)

 

Persian
University of Maryland – College Park (https://www.afrotc.umd.edu/)

 

Portuguese
University of Georgia (https://afrotc.uga.edu/)
University of Texas – Austin (https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/afrotc/)

 

Russian
Bryn Mawr College (via St Joseph’s University https://sites.sju.edu/afrotc/)
Portland State University (via University of Portland https://www.up.edu/afrotc/)
Indiana University (https://afrotc.indiana.edu/)
University of California – Los Angeles (https://www.afrotc.ucla.edu/)
University of Georgia (https://afrotc.uga.edu/)

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (https://afrotc.unc.edu/)
University of Wisconsin – Madison (https://afrotc.wisc.edu/)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute (https://liberalarts.vt.edu/rotc/airforce.html)

 

For additional information on AFROTC, please visit https://www.afrotc.com/

 

Army Foreign Language Flagship Scholarship Program

Army Cadet Command, in partnership with the Defense Language and National Security Education Office (DLNSEO), offers scholarships to Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students who enroll at one of the eligible Language Flagship centers focusing on Arabic, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, and Turkish with the goal of Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) Level 3 proficiency upon completion of the program.

The Army will provide dedicated scholarships to ROTC students participating in The Language Flagship programs. These scholarships will provide support during the school year. DLNSEO will provide funding for the Flagship Overseas Capstone year, as well as cover attendance to Flagship approved summer intensive language programs to qualified ROTC students.

Army ROTC students who wish to participate in The Language Flagship must apply through their university’s established process. The Army Foreign Language Flagship Scholarship applications will be centrally processed by Army Cadet Command and interviewed and boarded by Professors of Military Science under the current guidelines.

The Army ROTC universities identified for Flagship degree granting authority are listed below:

Arabic
Brigham Young University
Indiana University 
University of Arizona 
University of Maryland – College Park
University of Mississippi
University of Oklahoma 
University of Texas – Austin

Chinese
Arizona State University
Brigham Young University
Hunter College
Indiana University
San Francisco State University
University of Hawaii - Manoa
University of Minnesota
University of Mississippi
University of North Georgia
University of Oregon
University of Rhode Island
Western Kentucky University

Korean
University of Hawaii – Manoa
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Persian
University of Maryland – College Park

Portuguese
University of Georgia
University of Texas - Austin

Russian
Bryn Mawr College 
Portland State University 
Indiana University
University of California – Los Angeles
University of Georgia
University of Wisconsin – Madison

Turkish

Turkish
Indiana University

For additional information on the scholarship program, contact Mr. John Provost (502)-624-2400 john.h.provost.civ@mail.mil.