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Fighting Mules Scholar

The Fighting Mules Scholarship offers up to $1,500 for incoming freshmen.

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The University of Central Missouri offers you the opportunity to earn a high-quality college degree while becoming a commissioned officer for individuals with no prior army experience, active duty or reserve. UCM offers two-, three- and four-year programs for graduate and undergraduate students to earn a U.S. Army Commission.

At UCM, you’ll benefit from:

  • An on-campus computer lab and lounge designated just for cadets to support your success and comradery.

  • 150 areas of study, including top-ranked nursing, criminal justice and aviation programs.

  • A Military Friendly school, among the top 20 percent of schools in the U.S. for military students.

  • An ROTC program that has been consistently recognized locally and nationally as a top ROTC battalion.


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Scholarship Opportunities:

U.S. Army Scholarship Program- If awarded a scholarship, the Army will pay your full tuition, provide $1,200 a year for books and lab fees, and provide a $300 to $500 monthly stipend while in school. Apply at


Campus-based scholarships may be available once you are enrolled in military science courses at UCM.


Learn more about UCM scholarships at


About the Program:

Your courses will build a firm foundation of military knowledge and skills. As you take upper-level courses you will learn to be an articulate leader through theory and practical application. You’ll gain experience propelling off a building and leading small units in simulated tactical missions.


Learn more about ROTC at UCM.

John Wolfmeyer, Enrollment Officer


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