If you're interested in enrolling in Army ROTC and you are in college, start by talking to the Army ROTC Enrollment Officer about taking the Army ROTC basic elective course and about the incentives available, including opportunities to receive a merit-based scholarship.
Scholarships for College Students
If you are a student already in college and would like to explore Army ROTC, there are several scholarship options available. Talk to your Army ROTC Enrollment Officer about other ways to join Army ROTC and incentives available, including opportunities to compete for two-, three-, or four-year scholarships.
Cadet Initial Entry Training
This course is for those college students who want to complete Army ROTC training in two years. To qualify, you must complete a challenging and motivating 28-day training program at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Upon completion of Cadet Initial Entry Training (CIET), graduates return to campus prepared to enter the advanced course.
Simultaneous Membership Program (SMP)
The SMP allows you to attend Army ROTC and serve in the U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard at the same time. It gives you an opportunity for additional training and experience. Cadets serve as officer trainees in the Army Reserve or National Guard while completing college. You can earn Army Reserve/National Guard pay and benefits in addition to your Army ROTC allowances.