AFROTC has many benefits for cadets enrolled in the program.
*Scholarships can be worth up to $18,000 per year. Some scholarships provide full tuition and fees (with no cap on tuition and authorized fees).
*Scholarship winners also receive $900 per year for textbooks
*Air Force ROTC textbooks and uniforms are provided
*Non-taxable stipend during the academic year while on scholarshiop or in the Professional Officer Course (POC); $300-$500 per month
*Opportunity to delay entering active duty to pursue graduate degree
*Visits to Air Force bases
*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 if 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
For a rough estimate of your salary use the OSD Calculator with the following information.
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||Swimming pools, bowling, golfing, and tennis at reduced rates|
|Education||Opportunity for higher education with tuition aid|
|Retirement||Retirment 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|