Image

ROTC

To inquire about this program:
Stephen Howe | 423.869.7146 | Student Center Room 312 [email protected]
Jeremiah Ross | 423.869.7146 | Student Center Room 312 [email protected]

Benefits

  • An opportunity to gain a commission while going to college and serve in a Reserve Component Unit (i.e. the US Army Reserve or the National Guard). This will help you to gain leadership, practical experience, friends, etc.
  • $350/$450/$500 per month ROTC stipend plus drill pay as an E-5 one weekend a month ($265.80)
  • Annual training (2 weeks in the summer which equals $930.30) and Advanced Camp pay (29 days in the summer before your senior which equals $788.00)
  • Montgomery GI Bill (which totals $11,844) and tuition assistance (which totals $4500 a calendar year) (Only soldiers who went to basic training qualify for the G.I. Bill)
  • Along with drill pay, stipend, and the G.I. Bill, you will receive the G.I. Kicker Bill which totals $350.00 a month.
  • An opportunity to win a two-year or three-year GRFD scholarship
  • A future as an officer in the Reserve Forces Component (Reserves or National Guard)
  • 500 Internal Server Error

    Internal Server Error

    The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

    Warfare Training

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be enrolled in ROTC with no more than six semesters remaining and no less than four semesters remaining.
  • Be a non-scholarship cadet, a recipient of the Guaranteed Reserve Forces Duty (GRFD) 2-year scholarship, or recipient of a dedicated Army National Guard scholarship.
  • Be an academic sophomore. (Only for National Guard Soldiers, Reserve Soldiers have to be academic juniors.)
  • Be physically qualified.
  • Be under 30 years of age when commissioned (waiverable through age 39).
  • Have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 grade scale.
  • Be a full time student.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.

*Note: If you have successfully completed the MS I and MS II years (Basic Course), you are not required to complete Basic Training as an SMP cadet
Military Science courses are open to all students. However, to enroll in advanced ROTC courses which lead to a commission as a Second Lieutenant, a student must meet US Army administrative, physical, medical and mental standards and be accepted by the Professor of Military Science.