Allocating Scholarships for Army ROTC

Allocating Scholarships for Army ROTC

by Charles A. Goldman, Michael G. Mattock, Joann David, Laurie McDonald
     
 

In the face of rising tuition costs and the increased importance of scholarships to meeting its commission mission, the Army designed a new scholarship program, known as the tiered scholarship program because it offered four different scholarship values (called tiers). Under the new program, enrollments at public colleges increased modestly and the Army controlled

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In the face of rising tuition costs and the increased importance of scholarships to meeting its commission mission, the Army designed a new scholarship program, known as the tiered scholarship program because it offered four different scholarship values (called tiers). Under the new program, enrollments at public colleges increased modestly and the Army controlled the total scholarship cost. But as feared, many fewer of the nation's most academically able students enrolled in ROTC, and the programs at the nation's most prestigious private colleges and universities were facing the prospect of closure. Based on these findings, the authors recommended and the Army implemented a high-value scholarship targeted to some prestigious private colleges. The study also analyzes several complete scholarship programs to replace the tiered scholarships. The analysis supports plans that continue to offer high-value scholarships at some prestigious private schools,

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833027467
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
08/17/1999
Pages:
82
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)

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