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Welcome to Bucknell University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Since 1952, the Bison Battalion has been an elite officer-training program, earning the MacArthur Award as the best small-school ROTC program in the eastern United States no less than three times.

We are dedicated to forging the very best of the next generation of Army officers and leaders. Our leadership course offers top-tier training, opportunities and benefits — arming our cadets with the tools and knowledge to achieve greatness in their careers and futures.

ROTC Scholarships

Learn about scholarship opportunities within the Bison Battalion for students of Bucknell and nearby partner schools.

Explore ROTC scholarships

Partner Schools

The Bison Battalion boasts fine cadets from Bucknell and nearby partner schools. Any eligible, full-time student from these schools may apply for an Army ROTC scholarship or participate in the ROTC program.


Find enrollment forms and copies of contracts that will be prepared by the ROTC office.


Contact Details



Spratt House