Programs & Scholarships
Air Force ROTC offers a variety of ways to get the money you need for school. But the benefits extend well beyond graduation – starting with a career as an officer in the Air Force straight out of school.
General Scholarship Information
In Air Force ROTC courses, you normally receive academic credit as part of your electives.
You will be taught by a world-class military faculty supplemented with distinguished speakers that bring policy and history to life through firsthand experience. Each instructor is an active duty Air Force Officer usually accorded the academic rank of assistant professor. The unit commandercommanderThe officer in charge of running an Air Force unit's day-to-day operations. has an academic rank of full professor.
Air Force ROTC scholarships cover tuition, an annual textbook allowance, most lab fees and up to $400 spending cash per academic month. The application deadline for high school students is December 1 of your senior year.
To become a commissionedcommissionedAppointed by the President of the United States officer in the U.S. Air Force through Air Force ROTC, students must complete the four-year program. So it is important to remember to enroll in AFROTCAFROTCAir Force Reserve Officer Training Corps at the same time and in the same manner as you do for your first college courses.