Army ROTC is offered at Wilkes University while classes are conducted at nearby Kings College. Wilkes University is one of eleven full partnership programs within the Royal Warrior Battalion. Army ROTC is compatible with all majors offered at Wilkes University. Students may earn college credit, leadership experience and fully funded scholarships. Upon graduation, students will earn a commission as a second lieutenant in the Army, Army National Guard or the Army Reserve.
Army ROTC Focus
The primary focus of Army ROTC is to develop leadership capabilities in students and to train future leaders for the Army and the American public. The Royal Warrior Battalion was recently recognized as being one of the top 15% of all ROTC programs in the country.
Leadership training is divided into three categories; Classroom, Hands on and Physical Fitness. In addition to the on campus opportunities there are also numerous local field training exercises, Active Army military schools as well as active duty leadership opportunities and Army internships and training with industry.
Army ROTC Benefits
Army ROTC offers Fully Funded Academic Scholarships to include all books and fees for students interested in careers in the Army. Any student may take advantage of the leadership training in Army ROTC with no obligations for the first two years. There are also special Nursing, Army National Guard and Army Reserve scholarship and commissioning options available.
For more information please contact:
Major Bill Ramsey GS
Office: (570) 208-5900, Ext 5305
Cell; (978) 815-4039