Eligible for domestic and/or study abroad:
- U.S. Citizen
Matriculated in an undergraduate degree program located within the United States accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
Contracted or non-contracted Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, Naval ROTC student on track to commission through ROTC from any university or college in the United States
Project GO scholarship recipients must be members of the ROTC and remain matriculated in their undergraduate programs for the duration of the scholarship. Students may not graduate until the scholarship is complete.
The applicant may not be employed by the U.S. federal government or any foreign government while receiving Project GO funding. This includes internships.
Eligible for domestic program only:
Drilling members of the National Guard or Reserve
Newly commissioned officers awaiting active duty
Army Green to Gold
Not eligible for Project GO:
- Active duty military (not participating in ROTC)
Navy Seamen to Admiral Program
Officer Candidate School
Federal Government employees*
Other eligibility requirements may apply and individual circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Department of Defense Instruction (DoD) 1025.02, “National Security Education Program (NSEP) and NSEP Service Agreement" states that, "All NSEP award recipients who are government employees or members of the uniformed services at the time of award must confirm that they have resigned from such employment or service before receiving support for their NSEP-funded overseas study. These stipulations apply to all individuals, including employees of a department, agency, or entity of the U.S. Government and members of the uniformed services, including members of a Reserve Component of the uniformed services. Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) participants who are also members of a Reserve Component must be in an inactive, non-drilling status during the course of their NSEP-funded overseas study.