JROTC / ROTC: Scholarships


JROTC Cadet of the Year


  • 1ST Place – $2,500
  • 2nd Place – $1,500
  • 3rd Place – $1,000
  • 4th Place – $500


  • Student must be a member of a Florida high school approved JROTC unit.
  • The student must be in their senior year of an accredited Florida high school.
  • Only one student from each high school JROTC unit will be accepted. The Senior Military Instructor is responsible for choosing the cadet to receive the application.

Application Must Include:

  • A letter of recommendation from the Commanding Officer of the JROTC unit telling why this cadet should be selected for scholarship over all others.
  • A computer-generated copy of the cadet’s military record must be attached to the application. The record must include Ranks, Jobs, Awards and Events.
  • High School Record form completed by a school official.
  • Certification form signed by student and guardian.

Deadline for submission: received by March 1st of the current school year.

Mail Completed Application  to: The American Legion, Department of Florida; Programs Director; PO Box 547859; Orlando, FL 32854.


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