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BG (Ret) Randal Dragon (JMU '80) fires up the crowd during the JMU vs UCONN football game on Veteran's Day 2023!



The ARMY ROTC National High School Scholarship Program

  • The application window for rising high seniors will open sometime around mid June 2024.  Three scholarship boards will be held (OCT2024, JAN2025 and MAR2025), specific dates are not set yet. If you are interested in applying for the 3/4 year Army ROTC scholarship, Use the link below to create an account and apply for the Army ROTC National High School Scholarship.  The window for applications will close the first week of March 2025.
  • For more information about the Army ROTC Scholarship Program, click here
  • Watch the JMU Army ROTC Professor of Military Science (PMS) Welcome Video here

Want to join?  Click here to find out how




Want to join Air Force ROTC as a JMU student?  See below for information about the JMU Air Force Detachment and contact information for inquiries into how to join and other general questions.   

Air Force ROTC - UVA Detachment 890

Air Force Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFROTC) at JMU is established under a cross-town agreement with the University of Virginia. JMU students take AFROTC classes at UVA for JMU credit. AFROTC offers students the opportunity to receive US Air Force officer training while completing undergraduate or graduate studies. AFROTC is the largest of three programs available through the Air Force to earn a commission and serve as an officer in the United States Air Force.

AFROTC offers two, three, and four year commissioning programs for students of all levels, graduate or undergrad*.

More information can be found on the UVA AFROTC website, by calling 434.924.6831 or 877-882-8723, or sending an email to

Project GO - East Africa Studies

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