GMC Cadet Scholarships

The completed GMC Cadet Scholarship application should be submitted with all supporting documentation to:

GMC Cadet Scholarship Application

Mail GMC Scholarship applications to:

Georgia Military College
Office of Admissions
201 E. Greene Street
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061


GMC Cadet Scholarships are further broken down into eight sub-categories and are awarded to help pay for direct educational costs at GMC. The intent of the scholarship is to offset the difference between the cost of tuition, fees, room/board and other financial aid grants or scholarships. The Cadet Scholarship is not intended to create a student refund. In addition to these GMC internally funded cadet scholarships are also two external cadet scholarships (Army ROTC and State Service). The following sub-categories are eligible for a GMC Cadet Scholarship:

Early Commissioning Program Scholarship
GMC is recognized as one of the five Military Junior Colleges in the nation authorized to commission officers for the United States Army after two years of college through the Army ROTC Early Commissioning Program. Qualified cadets selected for and who complete the Early Commissioning Program (ECP) contract process may be
awarded an institutional scholarship. ECP Cadets must maintain good academic standing and continue to meet all other requirements set forth by the GMC Military Science Department in order to retain this scholarship. The award amount of this scholarship is up to $2,350.00 per term.

West Point Military Academy Preparatory Scholarship Program
GMC is a West Point Military Academy Preparatory Scholarship Program (WPPSP) college. Students are selected to participate in this program by The West Point Association of Graduates. Students selected for this program are provided partial scholarships for an additional year of post-secondary education at GMC. GMC negotiates each year with the respective academy to determine the amount each year.

Coast Guard Academy Scholars Program
GMC enrolls students selected by the Coast Guard Academy (CGA) for the CGA Scholars Program. Students selected for this program are provided partial scholarship for a year of post-secondary education at GMC. GMC negotiates each year with the respective academy to determine the amount each year.

Presidential Cadet Scholarship (Civic Leader)
Cadets applying for this scholarship must meet the following requirements:
• Minimum 2.5 high school GPA
• Either a 850 SAT or 18 ACT
• Letter of recommendation from his/her JROTC instructor
• Must maintain a 2.5 GPA while attending GMC
• Participate in one activity while attending GMC
The award amount of this scholarship is up to $2000.00 per term.

Battalion Commander Scholarship
Cadets applying for this scholarship must meet the following requirements:
• Minimum 2.7 high school GPA
• Either a 920 SAT or 19 ACT
• Letter of recommendation from his/her JROTC instructor
• Must have served at least one term as the Senior Ranking Cadet at a high school.
The award amount of this scholarship is up to $2000.00 per term.

Senior Military Instructor Scholarship (Civic Leader)
Cadets applying for this scholarship must meet the following requirements:
• Minimum 2.7 high school GPA
• Either a 920 SAT or 19 ACT
• Letter of recommendation from a school administrator
The award amount of this scholarship is up to $2000.00 per term.

State Service Scholarship Program (SSS)
The State Service Scholarship program provides full financial assistance to qualified Georgia residents who have an interest in military service as well as a quality college education. The program is funded through the Georgia General Assembly annually and provides for up to 42 new annual scholarships. Scholarship recipients are required to become members of either the Army or Air National Guard and must be nominated for the scholarship by a member of the Georgia General Assembly. These scholarships cover tuition, fees, room, board, uniforms and provide a stipend for books and supplies.
Minimum requirements are:
• A cumulative 2.5 high school GPA.
• Either a combined 800 (critical reading and math) SAT score or 17 ACT composite score.
• Meet all requirements for enlistment into the Georgia National Guard and must serve as an enlisted
  member of the Georgia National Guard
• Must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 at GMC to retain the scholarship
• Recipients must be members of the Corps of Cadets and participate in Army ROTC while attending GMC.
Contact the GMC Office of Admissions at admissionsinfo@gmc.edu or call 1-800-342-0413 or your local National Guard Recruiter for more information.
To apply for a State Service Scholarship, download the application from the Georgia Student Finance Commission by clicking here, print it, and follow the instructions on the first page.
Mail State Service Scholarship applications to:
Georgia Military College
Office of Admissions
201 E. Greene Street
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

Army ROTC Scholarships
Army ROTC Scholarships are awarded by Army ROTC Cadet Command through the GMC Professor of Military Science to qualified students participating in the Early Commissioning Program who desire to become officers in the United States Army.
The minimum requirements are:
• A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
• Either a combined 920 (critical reading and math) SAT Score or 19 ACT composite score.
• Must have graduated from a regionally accredited high school or have completed the GED.
• Must meet physical standards including height and weight standards.
Students interested in applying for Army ROTC Scholarships should contact the GMC Military Science Department at 478-387-4931 or by email at rotc@gmc.edu for more information.


Military Junior College (MJC) Scholarships - for ECP/SROTC

Military Junior College Scholarships are awarded by the Professor of Military Science to students participating in the Early Commissioning Program.  These scholarships require a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and either a combined SAT critical reading and math score of 920 or an ACT composite score of 19.  Applicants for a Military Junior College Scholarship must have graduated from a regionally accredited high school or have completed the GED, must meet physical standards including height and weight standards, have security clearance, be a US citizen at least 17 years old, and be accepted into the GMC Corps of Cadets.

Students interested in applying for Army ROTC Scholarships should contact the GMC Military Science Department at 478-387-4931 or by email at rotc@gmc.edu for more information.


Georgia Military College Rifle Team Scholarships through the Civilian Marksmanship Program

The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers $1000 one year scholarships to encourage and reward outstanding and deserving high school seniors on the basis of merit to selected high school seniors who are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in rifle or pistol marksmanship competitions. The CMP seeks applicaions from high school seniors who are currently competing in marksmanship competitions.

CMP Scholarships may be used to pursue a post-secondary education during the upcoming school year. Scholarships are one year awards that may be used to fund any accredited post-secondary eduction or vocational program.

The scholarships are paid to the scholarship recipient but must be countersigned by the financial aid offices of the college where the student is enrolled. The check may then be used to pay other fees or expenses that are not covered by other awards or grants.

Eligibility requirements for CMP scholarships are:

  • Be a good citizen
  • Be of good moral character
  • Have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  • Be a high school senior
  • Demonstrate acceptance to a university, college or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification.
  • Qualified for CMP JROTC Service Championship OR
  • Demonstrate rifle or pistol competition experience

The 2014-2015 CMP College Scholarship Application Regulations will be posted in September. If you have any questions, please contact Kwilliams@thecmp.org. Scholarship forms are available at the Georgia Military College Rifle Range located in the Parnell Ruark Athletic Complex.