ROTC Benefits

AFROTC has many benefits for cadets contracted in the program.
  • Full-tuition scholarship opportunities for high school students entering college as freshmen (Apply here)
  • In-College scholarship opportunities (Full tuition for technical majors and up to $18,000 per year for non-technical majors)
  • Language immersion and travel opportunities
  • Air Force ROTC uniforms provided
  • $300-$500 nontaxable monthly stipend during the academic year while on scholarship or in the POC
  • $600 book allowance per year
  • Visits to Air Force bases
  • Various voluntary summer internships and training opportunities
  • Life as a normal college student
  • Challenging job guaranteed after graduation

Upon graduation and successful completion of Air Force ROTC, you will receive a commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Air Force. You will have a mandatory commitment of four years as a line officer, six years if you are selected to be a Combat Systems Officer or Air Battle Manager, and ten years if you are selected to be a pilot. During your time in the Air Force, you will receive all of the following benefits:

Pay: – Highly competitive salary and benefits package.
– For a complete description of the military pay benefits click here.
Vacation: 30 days with pay each year
Medical Care: Provided at no cost
Social Life: On base swimming pools, bowling, golfing, tennis, Officer’s club, and movie theaters at reduced rates
Education: Opportunity for higher education with tuition aid
Retirement: Retirement pension based on grade at retirement and years of service
Advancement: Promotions based on initial appointment, grade, and experience
Travel: Free space available travel on military aircraft