Cronus Scholars


The Future.

Cronus Scholars are leaders in the United States Army, who, through service and action, inspire others, establish positive influence in his/her community, and live the Ranger Creed.


The mission of the Cronus Scholars program is to enable the next generation of civilian leaders in their respective fields.

Cronus Scholars will receive a one time $500 scholarship to supplement expenses encompassing transitioning from active duty, living costs, books/tuition, or financial support while beginning a new chapter in public service and education.


Cronus Scholars are Army leaders who exemplify

  • Leadership - leading by example to inspire others to greatness

  • Selfless service - dedication to improving the lives of others

  • Motivation - unrelenting self drive to achieve goals


  • Applicants must be current or transitioning Soldiers pursuing higher education. Preference will be given to members of the 75th Ranger Regiment. All ranks are welcome to apply.

  • Applications for Academic Year 2020-2021 will open February 1, 2020 and close June 1, 2020.

How to apply:

Individuals must provide the following documents - emailed to, subject line “CronusScholars”. Ensure your documents are scrubbed for SSN or any other sensitive information.

  1. Date of Entry into Active Service

  2. Separation Date or DD214

  3. Officer Record Brief or Enlistment Record Brief

  4. Verification of significant awards and decorations

  5. Two Essays (400 Words Each)

    1. How will you continue to support the Ranger and Veteran communities after completing your education?

    2. What does service in the military mean to you and how can it positively impact other communities?

  6. Acceptance Letter to University or Program

  7. Letter of Recommendation (1) and Point of Contact

  8. Photo (1 of 3 Required)

    1. In uniform

    2. Civilian Professional Attire

    3. Deployed or Training with your Unit or Ranger Battalion


Be Somebody.

And you wonder, you ask yourself, what the sum total of your life represents, what difference your being there at any time made to anything, or if it made any difference at all really. Particularly in comparison with other’s careers.